133. Deputy Barry Cowen asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the details of the €32,330 capital allocation in the prisons division within his Department for 2019, that is, Vote 21 of the Budget 2019 Expenditure Report by specific project; the projects that will be commenced in 2019; the projects that will be completed in 2019, In tabular form; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [6012/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I have been advised by my officials in the Irish Prison Service that the allocation of Capital Funding is subject to change as projects progress through various phases of their lifecycle. Below is the latest estimate for 2019.

Project Estimated Expenditure Commencement Completion
Limerick New Build Prison 19,100,000 2019 2022
D Block Demolition & Military Compound Refurbishment 600,000 2017 2019
Cloverhill Windows Replacement 500,000 2019 2019
Midlands Windows Replacement 530,000 2018 2018
Final Payment 2019
Retentions due on 2018 Projects 1,000,000 n/a 2018
Final Payment 2019
IPS College 700,000 2018 2018
Final Payment 2019
Mountjoy - Training Unit Refurbishment 4,000,000 2019 2020
*ICT 1,500,000 2019 2019
Fleet Replacement 1,350,000 2019 2019
Estate Wide Works 3,050,000 2019 2019
Total Capital Funding Envelope 32,330,000

* This relates to capital expenditure allocated to use on IT Projects. There are a range of projects which will be completed during 2019 including prisoner phone system, core routers upgrade, email encryption and network hardware.