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#Prison

# prison - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# prison - Monday 18 May, 2015

# prison - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Officers stabbed by escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell receive letter about their sick leave

The Prison Officers Association is calling for open sick leave for prison officers injured in the course of their duties.

# prison - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner

Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.

# prison - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman sentenced to life after forcing her granddaughter to run until she died

Nine-year-old Savannah Hardin collapsed after an afternoon of running and carrying firewood.

# prison - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell

It’s the second death of a prisoner in 24 hours.

# prison - Friday 8 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell

The man was a father of four from Louth.

# prison - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Prisoner stabbed in head with ‘sharpened spoon’ in serious condition

The prisoner lost a huge amount of blood in the attack.

# prison - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

# prison - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill

Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him.

# prison - Monday 20 April, 2015

Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer

Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.

# prison - Friday 10 April, 2015

Eamonn Lillis expected to walk free tomorrow – six years after his wife’s death

Celine Cawley was killed at her home in December 2008.

# prison - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This TD thinks new prison visiting rules are “incredibly sinister”

The Irish Prison Service isn’t quite sure what he’s on about though…

# prison - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Prisoners, parole and politics don’t – and shouldn’t – mix

Jim O’Callaghan SC on why the power of parole should be taken from Ministers for Justice and put in independent hands.

# prison - Sunday 5 April, 2015

There isn’t much room left in Ireland’s prisons

Two are over capacity and four are almost there.

# prison - Friday 3 April, 2015

Nearly 300 prisoners have escaped custody in the last five years

Three who absconded this year are still at large.

# prison - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today

The Strangeways Prison riot had a huge fallout and saw more than 1,600 prisoners revolt.

# prison - Monday 30 March, 2015

Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick’s Institution will FINALLY close today

The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

# prison - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Doctor found guilty of dosing ex-wife with Xanax and drowning her in bathtub

The death had initially been treated as a suicide.

# prison - Friday 13 March, 2015

TV weatherman Fred Talbot sentenced to five years in prison for sexually abusing boys

Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.

# prison - Thursday 12 March, 2015

‘Irish prisons run smoothly on the goodwill of staff – that will end’

Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.

# prison - Monday 9 March, 2015

Over 8,000 people were jailed last year for not paying small fines

…costing taxpayers about €180 per person per day.

# prison - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’ Strike Looming This post contains videos

‘Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers’

A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.

# prison - Friday 27 February, 2015

Single mother from Donegal jailed for not paying her TV licence

She was taken by taxi to the Dóchas centre, where she was held for three hours.

Gary Glitter will spend up to 16 years in jail

The former glam rocker was convicted of the attempted rape and sexual assault of three schoolgirls.

# prison - Monday 23 February, 2015

86 people died in Irish prisons over the past 10 years

There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.

# prison - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

Melanie McCarthy-McNamara killer wins High Court case over solitary confinement

The High Court decided that Daniel McDonnell’s constitutional rights were breached.

# prison - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack

The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.

# prison - Friday 13 February, 2015

Revenge porn is now illegal in England and Wales

Anyone who breaks the law could face two years in jail.

# prison - Thursday 12 February, 2015

Halawa letter criticising Government ‘shows the real hurt this kid is going through’

Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.

# prison - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Costa Concordia captain sentenced to 16 years for manslaughter

Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.

# prison - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Isolating ‘puppet master’ gang leaders should stem the supply of drugs in prisons

The Irish Prison Officers’ Association said the initiatives announced this week are nothing new.

# prison - Friday 6 February, 2015

Stopping people throwing drugs into prisons is “very difficult”

“People just wait for the gardaí to go by and then come back and start throwing them over the wall.”

# prison - Monday 26 January, 2015

There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons

Just 20 of them are female.

# prison - Wednesday 14 January, 2015

Bus carrying 12 prisoners falls from Texas overpass onto train tracks

The Department of Public Safety could not give details on the number of deaths but said it was a fatal incident.

# prison - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Counter-terror chief: We can’t stop all attacks without becoming a totalitarian society

Gilles de Kerchove also warned that Europe’s prisons have become a ‘massive incubator’ for radicalisation.

# prison - Thursday 8 January, 2015

From The Daily Edge You’ll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison Smuggled

You’ll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison

Just think of the worst possible place to put a gun, and you have it.

# prison - Friday 2 January, 2015

Man jailed for insulting Kenyan president on Facebook

The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.

# prison - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Inmates found dead at two Irish prisons over Christmas period

Prisoners died at Limerick Prison and at Wheatfield in Dublin. It’s believed they suffered drug overdoses.

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