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Prison Reports

Reports on Irish prisons are gathered in this section, along with prison standards and other relevant reports.

Inspection reports of the Children Detention Schools, which are carried out by HIQA, are available in the youth justice section.

For reports on Irish prisons carried out by international monitoring bodies (CPT, UN CAT, etc.) please see Human Rights reports.

Prison Visiting Committee Annual Reports 2014 27th May 2015

The Annual Reports for 2014 of eleven Prison Visiting Committees have been published. Read more

Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2014 18th May 2015

The Irish Prison Service Annual Report for 2014 was published by the Minister for Justice and Equality, Ms. Frances Fitzgerald on the 18th of May 2015. Read more

Joint Irish Prison Service & Probation Service Strategic Plan 2015-2017 18th May 2015

The Irish Prison Service and Probation Service have published their joint strategic plan for the years 2015 to 2017. Read more

Probation Service Annual Report for 2014 18th May 2015

The Probation Service has published their Annual Report for 2014. Read more

Census of Restricted Regime Prisoners April 2015 27th April 2015

The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office recently published its quarterly census of Restricted Prisoners in the Irish prison system. The census figures indicate a slight increase in the number of prisoners on restricted regimes. Read more

Census of Prison Population, Cell Occupancy and In-Cell Sanitation April 2015 27th April 2015

The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office has recently published its quarterly statistical analysis of prison population, cell occupancy and in-cell sanitation facts and figures. Read more

Probation Service Strategy 2015 - 2017 30th March 2015

The new Probation Service Strategy emphasises lasting change through offender rehabilitation Read more

Census of Restricted Regime Prisoners January 2015 10th February 2015

The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office recently published its quarterly census of Restricted Prisoners in the Irish Prison system. The census figures indicate a slight increase in the number of prisoners on restricted regimes. Read more

Census of Prison Population, Cell Occupancy and In-Cell Sanitation January 2015 10th February 2015

The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office recently published its quarterly statistical analysis of prison population, cell occupancy and in-cell sanitation facts and figures. Read more

Inspector of Prisons' Report on Mountjoy Prison Campus with emphasis on Separation Unit 15th September 2014

The Inspector of Prisons recently undertook a general overview of Mountjoy Campus, with particular focus on the Separation Unit. Read more