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# offenders - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails

There was a huge resistance to child psychology in Ireland up to the 1950s due to the close connections between state and church.

# offenders - Monday 6 October, 2014

'Sex offenders can be isolated - sometimes I'm the only person they talk to'

We spoke to a probation officer featured in tonight’s hard-hitting RTÉ documentary.

# offenders - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Over 40 per cent on probation re-offend within three years

Re-offending is higher among males and younger offenders.

# offenders - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

# offenders - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility

Government announced earlier this year it would provide €50m in funding to end practice of detaining teenage offenders at adult prisons.

# offenders - Friday 10 February, 2012

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Boris Johnson has said a new programme will use electronic bracelets to detect alcohol in the perspiration of people convicted of serious drink-related offences.

# offenders - Saturday 24 September, 2011

From The Daily Edge Alabama offenders given choice of jail time or church time Divine Intervention

Alabama offenders given choice of jail time or church time

Non-violent offenders in Alabama are being offered the option of going to church every week in lieu of jail time under a new programme which launches next week.

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