Important Notice - Suspension of All Family Visits (Professional visits remain unaffected):

  • The Irish Prison Service has announced that all physical visit to prison will cease with effect from close of business Friday 27th March 2020.
  • All future visits from prisons will be conducted using video calls.
  • Any physical family visits that have been booked to take place on or after Saturday 28th March 2020 has now been cancelled.
  • Arrangements are currently being made for the introduction of visits by video link/camera phone early next week.
  • Information on the new arrangements will be published on the Irish Prison Service website as soon as possible

Requesting a professional visit – Shelton Abbey

To visit a prisoner in Shleton Abbey contact:

Shelton Abbey – Tel. 0402 42300


Co. Wicklow

Visiting times – Saturday Sunday and Bank Holiday Mondays – 11am to 3:30pm .

 Special visits may be booked for midweek by application to the Governor.