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

Not Available

Detained asylum seekers (2020)

833,564

International migrants (2019)

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FACILITY NAMES
The Midlands Prison
Location

Country: Ireland

City & Region: Portlaoise, Laois, Europe

Latitude, Longitude: 53.038492, -7.28543

Contact Information
Midlands Prison
Dublin Road
Portlaoise
Co. Laois.
Tel: +353 0502 72110 / 72100
Fax: +353 0502 72219

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

DETAINEES

Demographics

Name Adult men

2007
Categories of detainees

Name Undocumented migrants (administrative)

2007

Name Criminal detainees (convicted or remand)

2007

SIZE & POPULATION

Capacity (specialised migration-related facility)

Type Standard capacity

Capacity 516

2010
Facility Average Daily Population (year)

Number 1

2007

LENGTH OF DETENTION

OUTCOMES

CONDITIONS RATINGS

CARCERAL INDICATORS

External Security Regime

Secure

2007

STAFF

SEGREGATION

CELLS

COMMUNAL SPACE & ACTIVITIES

HEALTH CARE

MONITORING & ACCESS

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