Account of Gaols, Houses of Correction and Penitentiaries in Ireland, 1818

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OR PENITENTIAR1ES, IST IRELAND. 

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io. 

Tried-

11. 
12. 
13-14. 
15-CRIMINALS. 
Un-tried. 

Males. 

Fe-males. 

Under Seven-teen. 

—>\ Above Seven-teen. 

16. 
VALUE of LABOUR 

In 1818. 

17-APPLICATION Thereof. 

18. 
ALLOWANCES OF FOOD, MONEY, 

AND CLOTHING. 

19, 

COUNTY OF CAVAN 

258 76 295 39 331 

f No employment by the"! 
s county, except .some 
trifling S Ijrepairs of the gaol --J 

Debtors to support themselves, have 61b. 
of* oatmeal, 14 Ib. 
of potatoes, per week, and one pint of new milk or one quart of buttermilk daily ; criminals, &c. 
are allowed gib. 
ofmeal, 141b. 
of potatoes, per week, and one pint of new milk or oue quart of buttermilk, per day ; necessaries, &c are sometimes provided for distressed prisoners --.-.... 

freien 

1 

00, 

12 

At Kilnish sessions 43 tried 

104 •75 

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192 None 

129 None 

COUNTY OF CLÄRE: 

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6 d. 
per day for food is allowed to each eriminal, 4 d. 
per day for food to each debtor; there is no settled allowance for fuel, but a sufficiency is allowed for the day room or common hall of each class, both for dressing victuals and affording the prisoners sufficient fire during hours of indulgence or recreation; clothing is allowed when neces-sary to all indigent prisoners -

There ia an occasional subsistence, for which a\ presentment must be made at the Assizes -J 

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690 

91 

261 823 

46 

78 

128 

13 

13 938( 

COUNTY OF CORK: There is no power to enforce labour in the gaol, which is merely a Sheriff's prison ; the poor debtors who have no gaol allowance, are employed by the gaoler in pumping water for the use ofthe prison, and in sweep-ing and cleaning it, for which they are remunerated by an al-lo 
of bread, 241b. 
of potatoes, and 21 pints of milk, per week; no allowance of money is made to the prisoners, but shirts are provided for them at V the expense of the county, and money for other f clothing has been also occasionally presented Ior I them by grand juries -J 

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No allowance of food, money or clothing 

None 

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