Wednesday, 10 February 2021

Ceisteanna (663)

Bernard Durkan

Ceist:

663. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice the number of prisoners currently incarcerated in each prison throughout the country; and if she will make a statement on the matter. [7154/21]

Amharc ar fhreagra

Freagraí scríofa (Ceist ar Justice)

I am advised by the Irish Prison Service that the information requested by the Deputy in relation to the number of prisoners in custody in each of the prisons is published on a daily basis and this information is available on the Irish Prison Service website www.irishprisons.ie.

This breakdown includes the number of prisoners in custody and the bed capacity in each prison. The information can be found in the Information Centre – under Statistics & Information – Daily Prisoner Population.

See prisoner population figures as of Tuesday, 9 February 2021, displayed in Table 1 below.

Table 1 - Prisoner Population on Tuesday 9th February 2021

INSTITUTION

Number in Custody

Mountjoy (m)

695

Mountjoy (f)

121

Cloverhill

370

Wheatfield

483

Midlands

819

Portlaoise

214

( Block A)

24

(Block C)

165

(Block E)

25

Cork

268

Limerick (m)

193

Limerick (f)

32

Castlerea

282

Arbour Hill

121

Loughan House

102

Shelton Abbey

84

Total

3,784