# prison - Saturday 13 December, 2014
Relatively few people in Norway go to prison, and those who do usually only go once. How does Norway do it?
# prison - Wednesday 10 December, 2014
Kwame Ajamu was wrongly convicted of murder in 1975.
# prison - Monday 1 December, 2014
The average capacity is 91%.
# prison - Thursday 27 November, 2014
The inmates broke into the prison infirmary and drank a cocktail of grain alcohol and prescription drugs.
The aim is to have 18 chaplain roles across all Irish Prisons.
# prison - Monday 24 November, 2014
The man, a Bangladeshi national, had threatened to kill the woman if she told police about the incident.
# prison - Saturday 22 November, 2014
An RTÉ documentary followed Armstrong on and told his story.
# prison - Tuesday 18 November, 2014
She has been a fanatical follower of Manson since the age of 16.
A marriage license has been approved for him and his 26-year-old partner.
“Not every other employee has the misfortune of having to work with junkies puking and shitting around the place”.
# prison - Saturday 15 November, 2014
Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.
# prison - Sunday 9 November, 2014
The cows will be send to impoverished communities in the country.
# prison - Tuesday 4 November, 2014
The search was based on intelligence gathered.
# prison - Thursday 30 October, 2014
Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.
# prison - Saturday 25 October, 2014
There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.
England, Wales and Scotland all have plans underway to deal with the issue.
# prison - Thursday 23 October, 2014
Roberts was jailed for life with a 30-year minimum after killing three policemen nearly 50 years ago.
# prison - Tuesday 21 October, 2014
He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.
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
# prison - Saturday 11 October, 2014
The new human rights commissioner said she is concerned about serious gaps in prison complaints procedures.
Chinese artist Weiwei has installed a number of exhibitions into the prison.
# prison - Tuesday 30 September, 2014
# prison - Tuesday 23 September, 2014
# prison - Sunday 14 September, 2014
The Inspector of Prisons had said prisoners in the unit were inactive and the unit was ‘dirty’during his visits.
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
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
The Ombudsman for Children said that ‘vulnerable’ boys should be removed to Weatfield Prison.
# prison - Thursday 4 September, 2014
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
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
Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.
# prison - Sunday 24 August, 2014
# prison - Saturday 23 August, 2014
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
They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.
# prison - Monday 18 August, 2014
The sniffer dog unit are used to detect the presence of drugs on any visitors to the prison.
# prison - Friday 8 August, 2014
The commemorative run was launched by Justice Minister France Fitzgerald.
It’s Friday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.