Thursday, 28 November 2019
Department of Justice and Equality
Prison Service Staff
127. To ask the Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality the number of persons recruited to the Prison Service, male and female, in the past two years; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [49654/19]
I am advised by the Irish Prison Service that the number of persons recruited to the Prison Service in 2017, 2018 and to date in 2019 is set out in the following table. A breakdown by gender is also included as requested by the Deputy.
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