The Report shows that there were 17,179 committals to prison in 2010 (a total of 13,758 persons accounted for these committals) which is an increase of 11.4 % on the 2009 total of 15,425. In total there were 12,487 committals under sentence in 2010 which represents an increase of almost 15% on the number of committals under sentence in 2009 of 10,865.

Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2010 (PDF - 465kb)