Dublin

Thornton Hall Admninistrative Detention Centre

Status

Closed
(or ceased migrant detention operations)

2015

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Management: Irish Prison Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult women, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
85
No Data
No Data
Ireland

396

Immigration detainees (2017)

833,564

International migrants (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Dochas Centre,
North Circular Road,
Dublin 7.

Tel: +353 01-8858987
Center status

Status Closed (or ceased migrant detention operations)

2015

Status Pending opening

2013
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2013
Operating period

Year of Entry

Year Ceased

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Irish Prison Service

Type Governmental

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2013
Demographics

Name Adult women

2013
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2013

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2013
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 85

2010
Average daily population

Number 3

2008

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Ministry Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform

Ministry Typology Justice

2013