Portlaoise, Laois

The Midlands Prison

Status

In use

2019

Type: Prison or pretrial detention centre (Criminal)

Custodial Authority: Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Management: Irish Prison Service (Governmental)

Detains: Adult men

Capacity Reported population Deaths at facility
516
No Data
No Data
Ireland

490

Immigration detainees (2019)

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2020)

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MANAGEMENT & BUDGET

Facility type

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2007
Center Status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2007
Management

Name Irish Prison Service

Type Governmental

2007
Custodial Authorities

Agency Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Ministry Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform

Ministry Typology Justice

2007

STATISTICS & DATA

Demographics

Name Adult men

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007
Capacity (specialised immigration facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 516

2010
Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1

2007

CONDITIONS & REGIME

External Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2007