Tuesday, 15 May 2018

Ceisteanna (297)

Maurice Quinlivan

Ceist:

297. Deputy Maurice Quinlivan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of prisoners in Limerick Prison in each of the years 2013 to 2017 and to date in 2018. [20985/18]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

I wish to advise the Deputy that the Irish Prison Service collates and publishes the prisoner population breakdown, including those serving prison sentences, on a daily basis and this information is available on the Irish Prison Service website www.irishprisons.ie..

The average number of prisoners in custody in Limerick Prison is outlined in the following table:

Daily Average

Male

Female

Total

Year 2018 (to date)

215

34

249

Year 2017

211

28

239

Year 2016

221

31

252

Year 2015

224

24

248

Year 2014

223

27

250

Year 2013

225

29

254