Prison and Detention
Prison and detention ministry outreach are coordinated in collaboration with Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO), Maynooth, Ireland. Chaplains and other Pastoral Center staff visit those incarcerated or detained in U.S. facilities to provide whatever support the person might need. The embassies of Ireland and Britain, as well as the local consulates, are helpful in providing administrative assistance.
Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) provides information and support to Irish prisoners overseas and their families.
Coordinator: Brian Hanley
Administrator: Bernie Martin
Caseworkers: Ian Hanna, Catherine Kenny, Ciara Kirrane, Leslie Alcock, Claire O’Connell
Volunteers: Joan O’Cléirigh, Eileen Boyle, Sr. Anne Sheehy and Betty Wilson
Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas – London Office
Project Manager: Fr Gerry McFlynn
Caseworkers: Breda Power and Liz Power
Sr. Moira Keane, Sr. Agnes Miller, Sara Thompson, Sally Murphy and Elizabeth Mackle