Detention Statistics

Ireland does not have specific detention centres for housing immigration detainees.  However the State does operate a number of penal institutions that are designed as places of detention for such individuals.  These include Cloverhill Prison, Mountjoy Prison, Limerick Prison, Castlerea, Cork Prison and Wheatfield Prison.

Table 1:  Key Detention Statistics
Year 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016
Immigration Related Committals 423 400 396 407 342 421