Dublin

Mountjoy Prison

Status

In use

2019

Type: Criminal (Prison or pretrial detention centre)

Authority: Governmental

Detains: Undocumented migrants, Criminal detainees

Capacity

590

2010

Reported Population

Not available

Inadequate Conditions

Not available

Ireland

396

Immigration detainees

Detained asylum seekers

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Mountjoy Prison, North Circular Road, Dublin 7. Tel: +353 01 8062800
Center status

Status In use

2019

Status In use

2015

Status In use

2013
GDP facility typology

Category Filter Criminal

Type Prison or pretrial detention centre

2013
National typology
Operating period

OPERATIONAL CHARACTERISTICS

Management

Name Irish Prison Service

Type Governmental

2013
Security Regime

Security Level Secure

2013
Demographics

Name Adult men

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 590

2010
Average daily population

Number 0

2008
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BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Ministry Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform

Ministry Typology Justice

2013
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