Daily Prisoner Population Breakdown
Thursday 17th April 2014
To view the number in custody in each of our prisons click here
10 April 2014
Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013 completes its passage through the Houses of the Oireachtas.
Mr Alan Shatter TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, today welcomed the completion of the passage of the Fines (Payment and Recovery) Bill 2013 through both Houses of the Oireachtas. Read more click here
Tuesday 1st April 2014
Statement by the Irish Prison Service in relation to the recording of prisoner phone calls.
The Director General of the Irish Prison Service, Michael Donnellan, has issued a statement regarding the inadvertent recording or prisoners phone calls to their solicitors.
To read the statement in full click here.
To listen to the Director General discuss the matter on RTE Radio One Morning Ireland click here. (Redirects to rte.ie)
6th March 2014
Minister Shatter publishes the Joint Probation Service - Irish Prison Service Women’s Strategy 2014 – 2016 and the Irish Prison Service and Probation Service Annual Reports 2013.
The Minister for Justice Equality and Defence, Alan Shatter TD, has published the Annual Reports of the Irish Prision Service and the Probation Service. The Minister also published the Joint Probation Service Irish Prison Service Womens Strategy 2014-2016.
To read more click here - (Read more)
To access the documents click the following links
5th February 2014
Census of Prisoner Population Including Restricted Regimes and Cell Occupancy,
The Irish Prison Service Statistics Office has commenced the collation of a Census of the Prison Population which includes an examination of the prisoners who exist on a restricted regime, meaning their out of cell time is restricted to 5 hours or less per day. To view the results of the must recent Census from the 14th January 2014 click the following links.