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|
|Immigration Related Committals||423||400||396||407||342||421|