As the Irish Prison Service (IPS) opens its doors once again to visitors, there is a “new” normal that visitors will have to get used to. Since a ban on physical visits was imposed in March, IPS prisons have not only been free of Covid-19 but have shown a severely decreased volume of drugs being … More IPS Encourage Families Not To Smuggle Drugs Into Prisons As Physical Visits Finally Resume.
Seizures of contraband, including mobile phones and drugs, increased significantly across the Irish Prison Service last year. And the Prison Officers’ Association (POA) said on Friday those controlling the supply routes wielded great power in the prisons as a result. Last year 872 mobile phones were found in jails and drugs were seized on 1,018 … More Seizures of Mobiles and Drugs in Prisons Rose Last Year