Requesting a visit – Dóchas Centre

Visiting Times:

Monday – Professional visits only.
Tuesday – No visits
Wednesday – 10am-12pm Ordinary visits, 2pm- 4pm Professional visits.
Thursday – 10am-12pm Professional visits, 2pm- 4pm Ordinary visits.
Friday – 10am-12pm Ordinary visits, 2pm – 4pm Professional visits.
Saturday -10am-12pm, Ordinary visits (Remand and Sentenced).
Sunday – 10pm-12pm, Ordinary visits (Sentenced only).

The Irish Prison Service is committed to making visiting a prison as easy as possible for visitors. The Prison Service understands the importance of helping prison maintain and develop relationships with family and friends and is committed to enhancing where possible, and subject to appropriate security considerations, the visiting facilities and regimes for prisoners. All visitors should note the following:

A minimum of 48hrs notice must be given when booking.
A visit is not confirmed until a receipt email is received confirming date and time of intended visit from the prison. This should be printed off and brought with you to the prison when visiting.

To visit a prisoner in Dóchas Centre contact: Dóchas Centre – Tel: 01- 8062854 (the phone line is only open on a Tuesday and Sunday from 10am to 12pm and from 2pm until 4pm onlyEmail: North Circular Road, Dublin 7 or book a visit online using the form below:


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