Prisons and Places of Detention
There are 13 prisons and places of detention in Ireland.
Ten are closed institutions with both internal and perimeter security. Two are open centres with minimal internal and perimeter security. There is one semi-open prison with traditional perimeter security and minimal internal security.
You will be held at a remand prison if you have not yet had your trial and have not been released on bail.
Details of the prisons and places of detention
The Irish Prison Service website provides detailed information on prisons and places of detention. Follow the links below.
Closed prison - high security
Closed prisons - medium security
Dochas Centre - Mountjoy Female Prison