News

€1.2 million spent on inmates food at Castlerea prison since 2020

Feb 24, 2022 07:02 By Shannonside News
€1.2 million spent on inmates food at Castlerea prison since 2020 €1.2 million spent on inmates food at Castlerea prison since 2020
Share this article

The figures were revealed by the Irish Prison Service.

Over €1.2million euro was spent on providing food to inmates at Castlerea prison in the last two years.

New figures published by the Irish Prison Service show food costs in in the jail topped over €670,000 in 2020 - and between January and November last year, over €590,000 was spent on food for prisoners at the west Roscommon facility.

The cost of providing toiletries also increased significantly in the last two years with €29,003 spent in 2020 and €41,289 on toiletries

Advertisement

The IPS was unable to provide details of the costs related to providing hand sanitiser tor disinfectant wipers to prisoners.

Tags used in this article
Share this article
Advertisement
Advertisement

Shannonside Newsletter

Sign up now to keep up to date with the latest news.

Processing your request...

You are subscribed now! please check your email to confirm your subscription.

Copyright © 2022 Shannonside FM. Developed by Square1 and Powered by PublisherPlus