Written Answers. - Prison Committals.

Charles Flanagan

Question:

574 Mr. Flanagan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of persons in each prison currently serving sentences for sex offences. [8271/01]

The most recent available statistics relating to the details requested by the Deputy are set out in the following table:

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Institution

Number of sentencedsex offenders

Arbour Hill Prison

95

The Curragh

98

Wheatfield Place of Detention

80

Castlerea Prison

37

Cork Prison

16

Limerick Prison

12

Cloverhill Prison

1

Mountjoy Prison

3

Midlands Prison

19

St. Patrick's Institution

1

Total

362