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791. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the number of personal injury claims that have been taken by prison staff against the Irish Prison Service for injuries sustained in prisons in each of the years 2014 to 2020 and to date in 2021; the breakdown of the claims finalised; the injury sustained in each case; the amount paid in legal costs; and the estimated claim costs for claims yet to be finalised in tabular form. [16462/21]

792. Deputy Catherine Murphy asked the Minister for Justice the number of personal injury claims that have been taken by prisoners against the Irish Prison Service for injuries sustained in prison in each of the years 2014 to 2020 and to date in 2021; the injury sustained in each case; the amount paid in legal costs; and the estimated claim costs for claims yet to be finalised in tabular form. [16463/21]

Answer

Minister for Justice (Deputy Helen McEntee): I propose to take Questions Nos. 791 and 792 together.
It has not been possible to obtain the information requested by the Deputy in the time permitted. The information has been sought and I will send it to the Deputy directly when it has been compiled.