The Midlands Prison recently welcomed Fr Peter McVerry to assist the Director General in opening the new “Bar Bars Shop”.
The creative initiative will see prisoners donate €2 to Fr Peter’s charity for every haircut.
Taking to social media, the Irish Prison Service tweeted: “Well done to the prisoners and staff for driving this initiative.”
Peter McVerry Trust’s national headquarters are located in Dublin.
The charity has a mid-west regional office in Limerick City, a north-east regional office in Drogheda, Co Louth, a mid-east regional office in Johnstown, Naas, Co Kildare and a southern region office in Cork city.
In 2020, the charity worked with over 7,800 people and was active in 28 local authorities across Ireland.
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