Clondalkin, Dublin

Wheatfield 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, Criminal detainees (convicted or remand), Undocumented migrants (administrative)

Capacity Reported population Conditions complaints?
430
No Data
No Data
Ireland

396

Immigration detainees (2017)

833,564

International migrants (2019)

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GENERAL CHARACTERISTICS

Contact Information
Wheatfield Prison,
Cloverhill Road,
Clondalkin,
Dublin 22.

Tel: +353 01 6260011
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

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 430

2010
Average daily population

Number 1

2008

BUREAUCRATIC CHARACTERISTICS

Custodial authority

Agency Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service

Ministry Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform

Ministry Typology Justice

2013