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#CELL

# cell - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Have a look inside.

# cell - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died

The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.

# cell - Sunday 9 July, 2017

'Prisoners have a very basic human need for contact'

A change in prison rules looks at the “meaningful human contact” prisoners get when out of their cells.

# cell - Thursday 23 July, 2015

Woman who died in Texas jail cell told police of previous suicide attempt

The woman’s family disputes this claim and their lawyer said social activists like Bland “don’t take their own life”.

# cell - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot

The grisly discovery raises obvious questions about the prison’s security.

# cell - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Man sentenced to three months in jail for "pretty revolting" act in Dublin garda station cell

The judge said that the man “made life miserable for the gardaí in question”.

# cell - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Three closed Garda stations have 'live-in guardians' - here's why

Discounted rent, but no children, parties or pets. Is it worth it?

# cell - Thursday 8 May, 2014

At last: Study explains why polar bears are fat and yet healthy

It’s all down to genes and some super-speedy evolution.

# cell - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Poll: Should gardaí be allowed to detain a drunk person until they sober up? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should gardaí be allowed to detain a drunk person until they sober up?

Under current legislation, people arrested for public order offences cannot be held until they sober up.

# cell - Friday 6 December, 2013

13 life sentence prisoners were recalled to prison between 2001-2012

The thirteen prisoners had been released from prison early.

# cell - Thursday 10 October, 2013

Scientists meet to discuss ending the world's AIDS pandemic

The symposium next month will look at what can be done to achieve an AIDS-free world.

# cell - Friday 6 September, 2013

Castro family claim body as investigation continues

Castro, who was accused of keeping three women captive, was found dead in his cell on Tuesday of this week.

# cell - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

Student 'forgotten' in cell for four days to get $4 million from US

Daniel Chong said he had to drink his own urine to stay alive in the windowless Drug Enforcement Administration cell.

# cell - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Family of Gary Douch plead for closure in Mountjoy death probe

New hearings as part of an inquiry into the circumstances of his death are to be held.

# cell - Friday 25 November, 2011

Negotiator called to Drogheda Courthouse after prisoner stand-off

Six prisoners barricaded themselves into the holding area of the courthouse and refused to come out.

# cell - Thursday 11 August, 2011

Superdrug could cure all viral infections

US researchers say they’ve developed a drug that could cure the common cold, ‘flu and other ailments not affected by antibiotics.