Here you will find information about prison life, prison reform, the prison estate, management issues and family contact.


Prisons 25by25

The Northern Ireland Prison Service has, over the past three years, been on an exciting journey. Our objective is to ensure NIPS is and remains a modern progressive Prison Service that is Competent, Confident and Compassionate.

Prison estate

Information about the prison estate including Prison Service Headquarters, Maghaberry Prison, PECCS, Magilligan Prison, Hydebank Wood College and Women's Prison and the Prison Service College.

Prison visits

Visiting someone in prison

Related to Prisons

Access to information

How to request information from the Department of Justice including Freedom of Information (FOI) and the use of our Publication Scheme.

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