Factsheets for Prisoners

These factsheets are designed to give useful advice and information to Irish people detained overseas.

ICPO Information Leaflet

Transfer of Sentence (repatriation)
Repatriation is an important issue for many prisoners who wish to return to Ireland to serve their sentence close to their family. This factsheet provides information on eligibility and the application process.

Returning to Ireland after release/deportation
It is very important for prisoners and deportees to prepare as best as they can for their release and return to Ireland. This brief leaflet, produced in conjunction with Crosscare Migrant Project, provides a step-by-step guide to preparing for release.

Resettlement Handbook
This booklet provides detailed practical information on preparing for release as well as where to get support when you return to Ireland.

Irish Prisoners in the UK – Deportation
Irish prisoners in the UK are currently not eligible for deportation.

Irish Prisoners in the UK – ERS & TERS
As a result of being ineligible for deportation, Irish prisoners are currently not eligible under the UK Early Removal Scheme or Tariff Expired Removal Scheme. 

Irish Prisoners in the UK – Returning to live in Ireland while on licence in England and Wales
Many ICPO clients wish to return to Ireland while serving a licence in the UK. This factsheet describes the process for resettlement outside England and Wales while on licence.