98. Deputy Clare Daly asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the number of incidents of sexual violence recorded across the prison system in 2018 and to date in 2019; his views on the matter; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [24703/19]


Minister for Justice and Equality (Deputy Charles Flanagan): I am advised by my officials in the Irish Prison Service that it has not been possible in the timeframe available to collate the information sought. I will revert to the Deputy as soon as this information has been compiled.