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# prison - Monday 24 November, 2014

Taxi-driver who tried to rape Irishwoman in Dubai to serve three years

The man, a Bangladeshi national, had threatened to kill the woman if she told police about the incident.

# prison - Saturday 22 November, 2014

“Life, a long long time ago” – Documentary follows Guildford Four’s Paddy Armstrong to London

An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.

# prison - Tuesday 18 November, 2014

So who is this woman marrying Charles Manson?

She has been a fanatical follower of Manson since the age of 16.

Charles Manson has been granted permission to get married in prison

A marriage license has been approved for him and his 26-year-old partner.

‘Turmoil’ in jails as prison officers launch industrial action

“Not every other employee has the misfortune of having to work with junkies puking and shitting around the place”.

# prison - Saturday 15 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

Here’s how many prisoners were given temporary release since 2009 … and never came back

Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.

# prison - Sunday 9 November, 2014

We’ve sent Romania a load of pregnant cows raised by prisoners

The cows will be send to impoverished communities in the country.

# prison - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

Heroin, cocaine and 14 mobile phones found in one wing of Mountjoy Prison

The search was based on intelligence gathered.

# prison - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them “a lesson”

Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.

# prison - Saturday 25 October, 2014

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

Poll: Should people who share nude or sexual content of their exes online be jailed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should people who share nude or sexual content of their exes online be jailed?

England, Wales and Scotland all have plans underway to deal with the issue.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Catch up as you wake up.

# prison - Thursday 23 October, 2014

Man guilty of ‘most heinous crime for a generation’ to be freed in UK

Roberts was jailed for life with a 30-year minimum after killing three policemen nearly 50 years ago.

# prison - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Oscar Pistorius leaves court dock to spend his first night in jail

He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.

Opinion: What happens when a pregnant woman or nursing mother gets sent to jail?

The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.

# prison - Thursday 16 October, 2014

Author John Grisham says sentences for watching child porn are too harsh

He said that men sometimes stumble onto websites featuring child pornography after ‘pushing the wrong buttons’ while drunk.

# prison - Saturday 11 October, 2014

Timeline to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons needs to be set

The new human rights commissioner said she is concerned about serious gaps in prison complaints procedures.

Artist transforms Alcatraz into tribute to political prisoners

Chinese artist Weiwei has installed a number of exhibitions into the prison.

# prison - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

Homeless dilemmas: Where do women go after prison?

Read Annette’s story.

# prison - Tuesday 23 September, 2014

From The Daily Edge Make way for the lady Meeks, there’s a new ridiculously good-looking mugshot going viral Prisonbae

# prison - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Mountjoy unit with ‘air of neglect and decay’ closed after damning report

The Inspector of Prisons had said prisoners in the unit were inactive and the unit was ‘dirty’during his visits.

Column: ‘Protecting human rights in Colombia is a dangerous business’

A Christian Aid Ireland delegation visited David Rabelo, a human rights defender in Bogota prison, where he is serving 18 years.

# prison - Friday 12 September, 2014

Convicted killer in Ohio school shootings escapes from prison with two others

TJ Lane was 18 when he pleaded guilty last year to aggravated murder in the shooting spree at Chardon High School.

# prison - Sunday 7 September, 2014

Closure of St Patrick’s Institution is ‘unfinished’ as 8 boys remain locked up

The Ombudsman for Children said that ‘vulnerable’ boys should be removed to Weatfield Prison.

# prison - Thursday 4 September, 2014

Family asks why media knew about tinfoil found in dead prisoner’s cell before they did

The man was serving a 16-year sentence for drug possession when he was found dead in Mountjoy last August.

# prison - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Men freed after 30 years in US prison for crime they didn’t commit

The two men are mentally impaired and one of them is the longest serving death row inmate in North Carolina.

# prison - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

# prison - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes? Crime And Punishment This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think community service should be given for less serious crimes?

Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?

Community service: ‘Cheaper than jail and makes society more safe’

Last year, there were 2,354 Community Service Orders made, with a total of just over 352,000 hours in lieu of a custodial sentence.

# prison - Saturday 23 August, 2014

Aaron McKenna: To combat crime, we must make prison softer

After taking away a person’s freedom as punishment for their crimes, we should move on to the practical question of how we can reduce their likelihood to reoffend.

# prison - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice

They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.

# prison - Monday 18 August, 2014

Sniffer dog unit at Wheatfield Prison ‘compromised’ after false indications – report

The sniffer dog unit are used to detect the presence of drugs on any visitors to the prison.

# prison - Friday 8 August, 2014

Irish Prison Service honoured with new commemorative stamps

The commemorative run was launched by Justice Minister France Fitzgerald.

The 9 at 9: Friday

It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# prison - Thursday 31 July, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday

It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.

# prison - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

# prison - Friday 25 July, 2014

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to ‘slop out’

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

# prison - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

Lostprophets singer jailed for child sex crimes loses appeal bid

The sentencing judge said the offences committed against children were of shocking depravity.

# prison - Monday 21 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Prison changes uniform because Orange Is The New Black made jumpsuits ‘cool’ Oitnb
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