Mountjoy Prison

Governor, Edward Mullins
Governor, Edward Mullins

Mountjoy Prison
North Circular Road, Dublin 7, D07 YC97

Tel: 01 8062800 Fax: 01 8062824

Operational Capacity: 755
General Description: A closed, medium security prison for adult males. It is the main committal prison for Dublin city and county.
Chaplain: Please ring the prison general number and select number to be directed to Chaplains Office
Visiting Committee: Ms. Mary Fennessy (Chairperson), Mountjoy Prison Visiting Committee, North Circular Road, Dublin 7.
GPS: 53.360915, -6.267266
By Bus: The prison is located opposite the Mater Hospital near the junction at Berkeley Road, Phibsborough, Dublin 7. The buses serving Mountjoy Prison are numbers 122,46a,38,38a,38b,120.
By Car: Check website for up to date directions.
By Train: Connolly Station is the nearest train station. Check for service times.
Visiting Times: Normal visiting times are Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at the specific times of 10.15am, 11.00am, 14.15pm or 15.00pm. Remand prisoners are entitled to one 15 minute visit per day. Sentenced offenders are entitled to one 30 minute visit per week. Special visits of 15 minutes duration may also be available on request. Each prisoner must nominate six adults who will visit her (there is no limit on the number of children) and those visitors must produce photographic identification on arrival at the prison. Staff will explain the visiting procedures. There is a no smoking policy in operation during the visit.