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1,206 Prisoners Waiting For Psychology Services

The Midlands Prison has the longest waiting list.

1,206 prisoners are on the waiting list for psychology services - the majority of whom are in the Midlands Prison.

398 inmates are waiting at the Portlaoise jail.

And 531 prisoners in Ireland are waiting for drug-addiction counselling.

Justice Minister Helen McEntee says the Covid-19 pandemic has an impact on face-to-face sessions. 

Garry Cunningham is a former prisoner - he says he had great difficulty in accessing services in jail:

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