Mountjoy Prison

Mountjoy Prison, founded as Mountjoy Gaol and nicknamed The Joy, is a medium security prison located in in the centre of , . It has the largest prison population in Ireland. The current prison warden is Brian Murphy.

Landmarks in the Area

Not to be confused with the The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital is a major teaching hospital, based at Eccles Street, , on the northside of , . Photo: DubhEire, CC0.

St. Joseph's Carmelite Church on Berkeley Road, , is the Roman Catholic church of the Berkeley Road Parish. Photo: DubhEire, CC0.

Dalymount Park is a football stadium in on the Northside of , . Photo: Uspn, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Phibsborough, also spelled Phibsboro, is a mixed commercial and residential neighbourhood on the Northside of , . is situated 250 meters southwest of Mountjoy Prison. Photo: RustyTheDog, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Grangegorman is a suburb on the northside of city, . is situated 1¼ km southwest of Mountjoy Prison.

Ballybough is an inner city district of northeast city, . is situated 1½ km east of Mountjoy Prison.

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