# 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
He said that men sometimes stumble onto websites featuring child pornography after ‘pushing the wrong buttons’ while drunk.
# 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
Read Annette’s story.
# 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
Rather than blocking up the prisons with less serious offenders would community service be a more viable option?
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
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.
# prison - Thursday 31 July, 2014
It’s Thursday – and here’s all that you need to know as you start your day.
# prison - Saturday 26 July, 2014
The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.
# prison - Friday 25 July, 2014
The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.
# prison - Wednesday 23 July, 2014
The sentencing judge said the offences committed against children were of shocking depravity.
# prison - Monday 21 July, 2014
Black and white is the new orange.
# prison - Wednesday 16 July, 2014
“Chronic” overcrowding, “poor” cell conditions and the “inhuman” practice of slopping out – the UN says our prisons really need to step up.
# prison - Thursday 10 July, 2014
The hidden camera captured the nurse poking the 92-year-old victim in the head and telling her to “shut up”.
# prison - Wednesday 25 June, 2014
The victims were the wife and children of Muhammad Taufiq Al Sattar, a Dublin-based neurosurgeon.
# prison - Saturday 21 June, 2014
The man he made representations on behalf of was a drug dealer who killed an associate and stored the body in a freezer.
# prison - Friday 20 June, 2014
# prison - Thursday 19 June, 2014
The Irish Institute of Naturopathic Medicine is calling on the government to support its pilot programme to help reduce suicide in prisons.
# prison - Wednesday 18 June, 2014
The Justice Committee will discuss this and other issues today.
# prison - Sunday 8 June, 2014
Someone jailed for four weeks can now be released after three.
# prison - Saturday 31 May, 2014
Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl was freed in exchange for the release of five Afghan prisoners from Guantanamo Bay.
# prison - Sunday 25 May, 2014
A former prisoner, who went from drug dealer to master’s student, has called for more funding for education in prisons. He admitted it will be “a hard sell”.
# prison - Wednesday 21 May, 2014
A further 261 are held in solitary confinement, some for 23 hours a day.
# prison - Monday 19 May, 2014
The Irish Penal Reform Trust wants ethnic monitoring in prison
# prison - Sunday 18 May, 2014
The prisoner and officer ended up on the ground after the prisoner, who was under escort to hospital, tried to slip his handcuffs and escape.