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

Columba Centre
Co. Kildare
Tel: +353 1 505 3156 
Fax: +353 1 629 2363

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

50-52 Camden Square
London NW1 9XB
Tel: +44 207 482 5528
Fax: +44 207 482 4815