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The Midlands Prison

  • The Midlands Prison (Ireland)

GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Status
Center status Show sources
Status Observation date
In use 2019
In use 2015
In use 2007

Typology
GDP facility typology Show sources
Category Filter Type Observation date
Criminal Prison or pretrial detention centre 2007

Contact Information

City and region
Portlaoise, Laois

Address & contact
Midlands Prison Dublin Road Portlaoise Co. Laois. Tel: +353 0502 72110 / 72100 Fax: +353 0502 72219

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Management and Services
Management Show sources
Name Type Observation date
Irish Prison Service Governmental 2007

Security
Security Regime Show sources
Security Level Observation date
Secure 2007

Demographics
Demographics Show sources
Name Observation date
Adult men 2007

Categories of detainees
Categories of detainees
Name Observation date
Undocumented migrants (administrative) 2007
Criminal detainees (convicted or remand) 2007

Size and population
Estimated capacity (administrative immigration detention facility) Show sources
Type Capacity Observation date
Standard capacity 516 2010
Average daily population Show sources
Number Observation date
1 2007

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS Expand all

Custodial authority
Custodial authority Show sources
Agency Ministry Ministry Typology Observation date
Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform Justice 2007


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