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# prison - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Former army private jailed for six years for attempted rape at his home

28-year-old Bernard Fleming had pleaded not guilty to the attempted rape which happened after he met the victim outside an early house in Dublin in 2011.

‘They think you are a poof and they prey on you’

A new report documents the experiences of LGBT people in prison, an “invisible population”.

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# prison - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Student jailed for 11 months for wrecking holiday home on St Patrick’s Day

The judge said he had no choice but to impose a custodial sentence.

# prison - Thursday 28 January, 2016

These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners

There are around 1,200 Irish nationals imprisoned abroad.

# prison - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

The man behind the 1985 bombing of a 747 off Cork has left prison

329 people died in the bombing. Inderjit Singh Reyat is the only person ever to be convicted of the atrocity.

# prison - Monday 25 January, 2016

Search continues for inmates who made ‘sophisticated’ and daring prison escape

The men cut, crawled, climbed and rappelled their way to freedom.

# prison - Sunday 24 January, 2016

Man who cut off businessman’s penis among three to escape maximum-security prison

The men escaped during a disturbance in the prison.

# prison - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

Crisis averted as Iran releases 10 US sailors found in territorial waters

The incident began after two Navy patrol boats drifted into Iranian territory late yesterday.

# prison - Sunday 10 January, 2016

When life means life: ‘All I went for was a few bob. I hadn’t it in mind at all to kill her’

Through the Freedom of Information Act, TheJournal.ie discovered there are just three men who have been imprisoned for over 40 years for murders committed back in the 1960s and 1970s.

# prison - Friday 8 January, 2016

Two men charged over prisoner’s violent escape from Tallaght Hospital

Derek Brockwell stabbed two prison officers in the escape last February.

# prison - Sunday 3 January, 2016

# prison - Thursday 31 December, 2015

Governor warned of potential ‘bloodbath’ among IRA prisoners if rubber bullets were removed

The government wanted to stop using them as part of efforts to rid them from Northern Ireland.

# prison - Thursday 24 December, 2015

HIV-positive man gets prison sentence for having unprotected sex with 3 women

The sentencing judge called the man “cowardly”.

# prison - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

No charges in controversial jailhouse death of black woman

Sandra Bland’s family had disputed the coronor’s conclusion that she died by suicide.

# prison - Thursday 17 December, 2015

Man who should have been in prison when murdering his ex-girlfriend’s partner given life sentence

James Connors had failed to return to prison from Christmas leave when he murdered Jason Ryan in January 2012.

# prison - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Well known restaurateur has sentence for importing €79k worth of cannabis reduced

Patrick Scanlon had received a 15 year sentence which was deemed excessive.

Kerry man convicted of intimidating sex worker to be held in prison over Christmas

The 40-year-old sent the woman threatening text messages and said he would contact her family.

# prison - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Clare Daly won’t pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon

The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.

# prison - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Inmate who destroyed prison cell sentenced to eight months

The man said he was agitated after taking a cocktail of sleeping pills.

‘I’m absolutely not going to pay it’ – Mick Wallace defiant on release from prison

The Wexford TD spoke to RTÉ from just outside Limerick Prison.

# prison - Friday 4 December, 2015

Man who kept Irish woman and two others as ‘slaves’ found guilty of false imprisonment and rape

He was also found guilty of child cruelty and sexual offences spanning more than 30 years.

# prison - Saturday 28 November, 2015

Watch a man released from prison after 44 years react to today’s world

What’s with all those people “with wires in their ears”?

# prison - Tuesday 24 November, 2015

Police officer who shot teen 16 times charged with murder

The release of dashcam footage of the incident is expected tomorrow.

# prison - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Footage shows prisoners attacking prison officer with brush handle

The footage features in the third episode of TV3′s series on the prison, The Joy.

# prison - Saturday 21 November, 2015

Convicted spy released from prison after 30 years

He has challenged his parole terms, calling them “onerous and oppressive”

# prison - Friday 20 November, 2015

84% of sex offenders released this year haven’t completed treatment programmes

In 2014 the number of sex offenders released who completed the programme worked out at 21%

# prison - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

Man on death row barred from having a six-pack of beer with his last meal

“His request was declined as alcohol is a contraband item…”

# prison - Monday 16 November, 2015

Woman who broke DART passenger’s eye-socket spared jail at victim’s request

Leanne Goode was convicted of assaulting Paula McCarthy by punching her in the face – but her victim appealed for leniency.

# prison - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison

Prison is a dangerous spot, if you’re weak you won’t last.”

# prison - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Prison officers admit they don’t know what to do with prison gangs

“This is the problem – the kind of control these people have over the general population.”

# prison - Sunday 25 October, 2015

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Watch: Helmet cam footage of US Delta Force raid on Islamic State prison

It’s the first time US ground forces have been in action against Islamic State militants

# prison - Thursday 1 October, 2015

Nurse jailed for raping 27 elderly patients

His victims were aged between 74 and 100 and some suffered from dementia or a physical disability.

# prison - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

Mass murderer Breivik vows to go on hunger strike “until death”

He has previously demanded prison authorities upgrade his Playstation 2 to a Playstation 3.

# prison - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison

The prisoner was diagnosed with a brain tumour whilst in prison and died two month after he was released.

# prison - Wednesday 23 September, 2015

# prison - Sunday 20 September, 2015

This man has never committed a violent crime, but will die in prison unless Obama steps in

Tim Tyler has been called a “peacenik deadhead”.

# prison - Saturday 19 September, 2015

Oscar Pistorius parole review postponed for two weeks

The athlete had been due to leave prison in August to serve the rest of his sentence under house arrest.

Karen Buckley murderer to appeal length of prison sentence

Alexander Pacteau was ordered to serve a minimum of 23 years in prison before he can apply for parole.

# prison - Thursday 17 September, 2015

Portlaoise prisoners plan dirty protest after being refused gluten-free bread

The action is being taken by about 25 men.

# prison - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

A convicted killer has come down off a prison roof after three days – for a pizza and a can of coke

“I’ve done what I wanted. I’ve had a mad one.”

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