Written Answers. - Prison Committals.

David Stanton

Question:

334 Mr. Stanton asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform the number of prisoners detained in each prison or place of detention under the aegis of his Department; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [19476/03]

The following table sets out the information requested by the Deputy as at unlock on Wednesday, 2 July 2003.

Institution

Total Number ofPrisoners

Mountjoy Prison

474

Dóchas Centre

75

St. Patrick's Institution

191

Cloverhill Prison

381

Cork Prison

269

Limerick Prison

170

Limerick Prison (Female)

12

Castlerea Prison

197

Midlands Prison

383

Wheatfield Prison

377

Fort Mitchel Place of Detention

99

The Curragh

102

Arbour Hill Prison

138

Portlaoise Prison

130

The Training Unit

92

Shelton Abbey

53

Loughan House

72

Total Prison Population

3,215