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The Irish Prison Service will be returning to exhibit at Jobs Expo Dublin. Their recruitment team will be looking to hire new staff on 22nd April at Croke Park. You can visit their stand inside the Hogan Suite and give them your CV between 10am and 4pm. Don't forget to register for FREE ADMISSION here.

What is the Irish Prison Service?

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) is responsible for the provision of safe and secure custody, dignity of care and rehabilitation to people in custody for safer communities. The IPS operates as an executive office within the Department of Justice and Equality (“the Department”). It is headed by a Director General supported by a number of Directors. The IPS is a key component in our country’s Criminal Justice System. It employs some 3,200 uniformed and civilian staff.

Currently, the IPS estate (the Estate) is made up of 12 prisons; 10 closed Prisons (Arbour Hill, Castlerea, Cloverhill, Cork, Dochás, Limerick, Midlands, Mountjoy, Portlaoise, and Wheatfield) and two Open Centres (Loughan House and Shelton Abbey). Typically, the IPS manages approximately 4,000 people in custody at any one time, both male and female, aged 18 and over.


Providing safe and secure custody, dignity of care and rehabilitation to prisoners for safer communities.


A safer community through excellence in a prison service built on respect for human dignity.


TEAM WORK – Achieve more by working together more than individuals working alone.

INTEGRITY – Must always have the courage to do the right thing, the decent thing, even when no one else is watching .

POTENTIAL – Everyone has the potential to be a better person and IPS actively seek to provide staff and those in custody with opportunities to realise and achieve this.

SAFETY – Actively contribute to maintaining an environment in which staff and those in their custody feel emotionally and physically safe and ultimately, contribute to a safer community .

SUPPORT – Actively seek to provide supports to staff and support rehabilitation of those in custody .

Career Progression:

There are excellent career progression opportunities open to all IPS Staff.

Via internal competitions, subject to meeting eligibility criteria, Recruit Prison Officer grades can progress through the various prison grades up to an including Governor grade. Prison grades contain various career streams eg: Trades Officer, Work Training Officer Gym, Assistant Chief Officer Bakery, which can offer new recruits into the organisation the opportunity to utilise existing skills and/or qualifications.

The IPS also supports staff engaging in further study and/or continuing professional development in order to gain new skills or qualifications.  Staff can avail of the ‘Refund of Fees’ scheme and official study leave.

Sick Leave

Pay during properly certified sick absence, provided there is no evidence of permanent disability for service, will apply on a pro-rata basis, in accordance with the provisions of the sick leave circulars.


The Irish Prison Service is a uniformed organisation. Staff are obliged to comply with standards relating to dress, appearance and deportment, which are a critical element of pro-social modelling.

Social Media and Mobile Phones

Prisons are secure environments and as such Prison Officers are legally prevented from bringing certain personal possessions into their workplace on a daily basis including mobile phones and other electronic forms of communications.

Superannuation and Retirement

The successful candidate will be offered the appropriate superannuation terms and conditions as prevailing in the Civil Service at the time of being offered an appointment.

The Irish Prison Service is committed to a policy of Equality, Diversity & Inclusion, and welcomes applications for position within the organisation, from across a broad spectrum of society

Daikin's recruitment team will be available to discuss their job opportunities and collect CVs from 10am until 4pm on April 22nd. Jobs Expo Dublin returns to Croke Park with a diverse line up of companies looking to hire. Register for your FREE TICKET today and get access to the Exhibitor Hall, Career Clinic and Agenda Stage.

About Daikin

Daikin is the world’s leading manufacturer of air conditioning, heating & cooling systems for commercial, residential and industrial applications. Founded in Japan in 1924,  the European operations commenced 50 years ago. Daikin is sold in 160 countries worldwide and employs over 88,500 worldwide.

The Irish office, based in Citywest Business Campuswas established in 2006, employs almost 50 staff in sales, marketing, engineering, accounts, service & maintenance. Product support, both pre and post-sale, is the cornerstone of our business model.


The dedicated teams as are set out as follows:


Daikin has worldwide manufacturing facilities across the globe including Japan, Thailand, China, Brazil, USA, Belgium, Italy, Czech Republic and the UK, however it must be noted that all product sold in Europe is manufactured in Europe.

Daikin Europe will also invest €300 million in a new purpose built factory in Poland, to manufacture residential heat pump units commencing operations in July 2024.  As the leading company in the heat pump market in Europe, Daikin takes up the challenge to facilitate the societal shift from fossil fuel boilers to heat pumps. To this end they have been strengthening their product development and service capabilities, and now decided to establish a new factory in Poland. This factory will have the largest capacity in the Daikin Europe Group of heat pump systems output. With this investment they aim to achieve the number one market share in each of the major countries.

We are excited to announce that Flutter UK & Ireland will be exhibiting, as well as recruiting, at Jobs Expo Dublin this spring. You can chat with their team and hand in your CV between 10am and 4pm on Saturday, 22nd April. Jobs Expo Dublin will take place inside the Hogan Suite at Croke Park. You can register for your FREE TICKET here.

About the company.

Flutter UK & Ireland unites a dozen brands including powerhouses Paddy Power, Betfair, Tombola and Sky Betting & Gaming, bringing together hundreds of teams and thousands of colleagues who create trusted entertainment for millions of customers every week.

They dare to be different, to achieve industry-leading innovation and make gambling safer for every player. This means, here, everyone is free to be their authentic self - they think it’s the best thing you can bring to work!

However, they know there’s always more to be done — more innovation, more opportunities, more growth — because being extraordinary means you never stand still.

Kevin Branigan of Jobs Expo Galway spoke to Connemara Community Radio about this Saturday's forthcoming Jobs Expo Galway at the Galmont Hotel & Spa.

Kevin Branigan of Jobs Expo speaks with Keith Finnegan on Galway Bay FM about this Saturday's recruitment fair at the Galmont Hotel & Spa.


Are you eager to progress within your career? Do you want to work at an exciting IT company in Ireland? Nostra have a variety of roles they're hiring for. Their recruitment team will be available to chat face-to-face and collect CVs between 10am and 4pm at the Galmont Hotel & Spa this Saturday. You can register for your FREE TICKET to Jobs Expo Galway here.

What to Nostra do?

Nostra helps business owners build a reliable, secure, and scalable IT foundation.

They do this by removing the risk that comes from relying on overstretched IT managers and generalist service providers, where they increase the visibility of IT risks, and create a clear plan to a reliable foundation so you can grow your business with confidence.

At Nostra, people are at the heart of everything they do. Ongoing personal development is a huge part of their core values. They have diverse opportunities with continuous opportunities to grow, develop and be a leader. They don’t want to offer just jobs. They offer careers to ambitious professionals who care about both themselves and their customers. They have multi department opportunities with multi-level skill sets as well as a graduate program for engineers.

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