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Prison Numbers and Conditions

13th June 2018 - Prison Accommodation Standards

12th June 2018 - Prison Service Data

29th May 2018 - Prisoner Data

23rd May 2018 - Prisoner Data

17th April 2018 - Prisoner Data

27th February 2018 - Prisoner Data

16th January 2018 - Prisoner Data

16th January 2018 - Prison Visiting Committees

14th December 2017 - Prisoner Data

13th December 2017 - Prison Accommodation Standards in Maghaberry Prison, NI

7th December 2017 - Prisoner Data

5th December 2017 - Gangland Crime

5th December 2017 - Prisoner Data

29th November 2017 - Prison Data

29th November 2017 - Prisoner Data

19th October 2017 - Prisoner Data

19th October 2017 - Prison Accommodation

26th July 2017 - Repatriation of Prisoners

26th July - Prison Data: Number of Pregnant Women in Prison

12th July - Prison Service Data

12th July - Prisoner Data

10th May 2017 - Prisoner Data, Portlaoise Prison

9th May 2017 - Prison Committals

12th April 2017 - Conditions in Maghaberry Prison

30th March 2017 - Catering costs and dietary needs

30th March 2017 - Prisoner Data

21st March 2017 - Percentage of Non-nationals in Prison Population

28th February 2017 - Cost of Ensuring Single-Cell Accommodation 

28th February 2017 - Slopping Out 

28th February 2017 - Prisoners Out of Cell Activity 

24th January 2017 - Number of Life Sentence Committals, Releases and Recalls in 2016 

15th November 2016 - Numbers in Prison in West Dublin Metropolitan Area

15th November 2016 - Repeat Offenders on Early Release

8th November 2016- Life Sentence Prisoner 2015 Data

8th November 2016 - Adequacy of Places of Detention

18 October 2016 - Prisoner and Staff numbers in Mountjoy Prison

11th October 2016 - Number of Life Sentence Prisoners and Average Sentence Length

11th October 2016 - Number of Places available in Each Prison

28th September 2016 - Number of Prisoners on Parole

16th September 2016 - Numbers Eligible for Early Release and Prison Capacity

16th September 2016 - Conditions of Prison Transferrals

16th September 2016 - Young Adults between 18 and 20 years of age detained in Prisons with Adults

21 July 2016 - Number of Prisoners on Temporary Release

22nd June 2016 - Prisoners Data by Offences

8th June 2016 - Female Prisoners Data

31st May 2016 - Children in Adult Prisons Data 

31st May 2016 - Single Cell Accommodation 

31st May 2016 - Prisoner Data by Drug Offences

13th January 2016 - Restricted Regime for Discipline Purposes

15th December 2015- Snapshot Data for Prisoners aged 18-25

15th December 2015 - Number of persons from County Galway sentenced to imprisonment

15th December 2015 - Snapshot Data (sentence length) for prisoners aged 18-25

15th December 2015 - Number of prisoners aged 18-25 taking part in workshops

15th December 2015 - Number of prisoners doing Open University courses

15th December 2015 - Number of prisoners participating in the integrated sentence management scheme

15th December 2015 - Number of notifiable incidents at Oberstown in the last year

8th December 2015 - Daily average number of persons in custody 2010-2015

3rd December 2015 - Number of convicted sex offenders who have engaged in a treatment programme to date

2nd December 2015 - Number of persons imprisoned for sentences of less than six months from 2011 to 2015

2nd December 2015 - The practice of “slopping out” within the Irish prison system

1st December 2015 - The continued practice of doubling and trebling the number of prisoners in prison cells

19th November 2015 - The number of prisoners in custody while awaiting trial in the Special Criminal Court

13th October 2015 - Number of prisoners taking part in educational or rehabilitative services

22nd September 2015 - Poor accommodation standards on the E-wing in Portlaoise Prison

16th July 2015 - Number of prisoners on temporary release on 15th July 2015

7th July 2015 - Current number of prison spaces available and the extent of overcrowding

6th May 2015 - "Slopping Out" in Portlaoise Prison

28th April 2015 - Claims against state concerning "slopping out"

21st April 2015 - Number of prisoners in drug-free units

21st April 2015 - Numbers in prison; numbers on temporary release on both community support and return programmes

2nd April 2015 - Improvements in overcrowding?

3rd March 2015 - Prison committals in light of community activism

3rd March 2015 - Number of prisoners on temporary release

15th January 2015 - Overcrowding in prisons

15th January 2015 - Numbers in prison and access to rehabilitative training

27th January 2015 -Interventions addressing the number of women imprisoned here

13th May 2014 - Numbers in prison sharing cells; numbers slopping out; numbers held on restricted regimes;number of prisoners aged under 21

27th February 2014 - Annual cost per staffed prison space (2012 figures)

27th February 2014 - Number in prison for non-payment of fines/debt and percentage of total prison population

5th February 2014 - Number of subversive prisoners

16th January 2014 - Number of subversive prisoners

15th January 2014 - Number of children held at child detention centres in Oberstown, including number who have an assigned social worker and number who are subject of a care order under the Child Care Acts

11th December 2013 - Ministerial/Departmental action on findings of Inspector of Prisons report on Dóchas Centre, including overcrowding

10th December 2013 - Number of prisoners, overcrowding and sharing of cells in prison system

27th November 2013 - Number of female prisoners on 23rd November

26th November 2013 - Number of life-sentenced prisoners recalled for breach of conditions 2001-2011

26th November 2013 - Update on number of child detention places, including occupancy rates and number of days where no place was available

7th November 2013 - Number of prisoners held on remand and length of time spent on remand

22nd October 2013 - Number of life-sentence prisoners released and recalled in 2010, 2011 and 2012.

25th September 2013 - Number of prisoners and bed capacity of each prison

18th July 2013 - Increase in numbers of 16-year-olds being detained

18th July 2013 - Number of prisoners on protection for the last six months

16th July 2013 - Low security accommodation

11th July 2013 - The number of prisoners serving more than five years and more than seven years

10th July 2013 - Numbers in each wing of Mountjoy Prison

10th July 2013 - Numbers imprisoned for six, five, four, three, two and one month in 2012

4th July 2013 - Update on conditions in Cork Prison, including access to showers and cell sizes

13th June 2013 - The total number of extra prison spaces currently required

11th June 2013 - The number of assaults in each prison in 2012

11th June 2013 - The number of prisoners in each institution that are  required to slop out; the number required to use normal toilet facilities in the presence of others

30th May 2013 - The number of prisoners required to share cells in each prison

30th May 2013 - The number of prisoners required to slop out in each prison

30th May 2013 - The current number of persons in Irish prisons; and the number for the same day on each of the last five years

23rd May 2013 - Average cost of an available, staffed prison place in 2012 on a weekly, monthly and annual basis

23rd May 2013 - Number of prisoners occupying B-wing in Mountjoy Prison and the overall bed capacity of Mountjoy in February, March and April 2013

23rd May 2013 - Number of prisoners occupying the new block in Midlands prison, Co. Laois.

22nd May 2013 - Number of prisoners sentenced in 2011 and 2012 and numbers committed for non-payment of court-ordered fines

21st March 2013 - Specific strategies and policies regarding groups of vulnerable prisoners

25th April 2013 - Detailed breakdown of costs for each staffed prison space in 2011

26th March 2013 - Transfer and repatriation of prisoners from abroad

21st March 2013 - Total number of prisoners in each institution locked up for 18 to 23 hours a day

21st March 2013 - Number of 17 year olds in St. Patrick's Institution that are locked up for 18 to 23 hours a day

21st March 2013 - Percentage of prisoners on trial/remand in each prison and offences with which they are charged

26th February 2013 - Committals over past 12 months for non-payment of fines

6th February 2013 - Update on progress in Cloverhill Prison and Courthouse on recommendations of Inspector of Prisons

22nd January 2013 – The inspection regime in place to monitor conditions in Mountjoy (and details of Visiting Committee system)

11th December 2012 – Whether the Minister has considered using the right of pardon as a means of tackling overcrowding.

11th December 2012 – Disparities between Inspector of Prisons report on St. Pats and that of the Visiting Committee 2010 report.

6th November 2012 – Number of prisoners subjected to 56 days punishment in 2012 and what entitlements are withdrawn in this period.

24th October 2012 – The number of prisoners incarcerated in the State on 22nd October 2012

19th September 2012 – Total number of prisoners held in the State on the 13 September for each of the past 5 years and the recommended capacity broken down by prison

19th September 2012 – The steps the Minster will take to ensure a single cell occupancy policy in Irish prisons.

19th July 2012 - Latest prison numbers and bed capacity of each prison

17th July 2012 – Number of prisoners denied family visits as a punishment

17th July 2012 – Numbers imprisoned for fine default in 2011

17th July 2012 – Number of prisoners still slopping out

17th July 2012 – Update on renovation plans for Cork, Mountjoy and Limerick prisons

20th June 2012 - Latest prison numbers, including number of prisoner sharing cells

6th June 2012 - Issues around booking prison visits

9th May 2012 - Update on early release/community return programme pilot

8th May 2012 - Single accommodation and plans to eliminate slopping out

8th May 2012 - Annual increase in prison committals and plans to address overcrowding

29th February 2012 - Numbers of committals for non-payment of fines, debts in 2011

7th February 2012 - Number of sentenced prisoners, prisoners serving sentences of 3 years or more, numbers on temporary release

1st December 2011 - Numbers currently incarcerated and availability of rehabilitation/training

1st December 2011 - Expansion of pilot project on early temporary release

1st December 2011 - Overcrowding and slopping out in Cork prison

1st December 2011 - Prison Visiting Committee and conditions in prison

1st December 2011 - Provision of dormitory accommodation in the Dochas Centre

1st December 2011  - Number of prisoners in open prisons and Overcrowding

24th November 2011 - Number of prisoners aged under 21

24th November 2011 - Number of prisoners on protection/restricted regimes

22nd November 2011 - Numbers of women in prison

22nd November 2011 - Possibility of setting safe custody limits for each prison

22nd November 2011 - Reform parole and temporary release processes

22nd November 2011 - Violence in Irish prisons

25th October 2011 - Update on implementation of Inspector of Prisons' recommendations

18th October 2011 - Update on number of prisoners slopping out

6th October 2011 - Latest prison numbers, and update on Fines Act

28th September 2011 - Number of prison staff per prison

27th September 2011 - Measures to eliminate "slopping out"

20th September 2011 - Action on Prison Inspector Reports

23rd June 2011 - Number of prisoners in custody, cells and cell capacity

15th June 2011 - findings and recommendations of the UN Committee Against Torture in regard to prison facilities

31st May 2011 - Number of prisoners aged >60 years, >70 years, and >80 years or older

18th May 2011 - Prisoner numbers and update on current building projects

1st February 2011 - Numbers imprisoned for fines 2007-2010

27th January 2011 - Number of prisoners slopping out 

27th January 2011 - Number of prisoners on 23-hr lock up and restricted regimes

12th January 2011 - Current prisoner numbers and temporary releases over the Christmas period

12th January 2011 - Daily average number of persons in custody 1997-2009

8th December 2010 - Current prison population and the number of protection prisoners

7th December 2010 - Sentence lengths in prison

7th December 2010 - Number of foreign nationals released from prison since 2007

1st December 2010 - Number of foreign nationals from outside EU member states currently in prison

17th November 2010 - Prison Committals and costs (priority question)

16th November 2010 - Reports of rodents, insects and pests in prisons

16th November 2010 - Current prison population

11th November 2010 - Seanad debate on prison overcrowding (resumed)

3rd November 2010 - Seanad debate on prison overcrowding

28th October 2010 - Number of prisoners currently serving sentences of one year or less in each prison and the average cost per week

27th October 2010 - Total number of persons imprisoned for less than twelve months and the average cost per month

30th September 2010 - Average expenditure per prisoner in 2009

30th September 2010 - Prisoner statistics: life sentences and sentences of one year or less

29th September 2010 - 'protection' prisoners on 23-hour lock-up

7th July 2010 - Daily average numbers of prisoners in each of the past ten years

30th June 2010 - Bed capacity and prison population, including numbers on temporary release

30th June 2010 - Inspector of Prisons

30th June 2010 - Discussion of Dermot Ahern's visit to Mountjoy and proposals relating to Thornton Hall

22nd June 2010 - Bed capacity and prison population, operating at 106% over-capacity

15th June 2010 - Bed capacity and prison population, operating at 105% over-capacity

10th June 2010 - Current number of prison places

10th June 2010 - Recreational and educational facilities in St. Patrick's Institution

3rd June 2010 - Conditions in Mountjoy, exchange between Charlie Flanagan and Séan Haughey

19th May 2010 - Question concerning the improvement of conditions in Mountjoy

19th May 2010 - Question concerning updates of Mountjoy to address overcrowding in the immediate term

18th May 2010 - Prison capacity

27th April 2010 - Dáil debate on Irish prison system

20th April 2010 - Breakdown of those under 21 in each of the prisons

20th April 2010 - Breakdown of number of prisoners per cell throughout the institutions and hours spent out of cell

20th April 2010 - Numbers of prisoners and breakdown between institutions as at 16th April 2010

20th April 2010 - Numbers of those in prison aged under 21

20th April 2010 - Prison population breakdown by prison and number not in single cells

25th March 2010 - Prison committals in 2008

25th March 2010 - Prison population and steps to deal with prison over-crowding

25th March 2010 - Minister for Justice responds to the issue of over-crowding

16th February 2010 - Release of preliminary observations of The Committee for the Prevention of Torture

4th February 2010 - Prison population exceeds 4,000 and creation of new prison spaces

4th February 2010 - Prisoner population and a breakdown of figures

15th December 2009 - Prison inspections reveal over-crowding

10th December 2009 - Occupancy rates per prison

10th December 2009 - Prison population exceeds 4,000

10th December 2009 - Prison Inspector's report on Mountjoy Prison

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