# prison - Today’s News
Don’t sweat the small stuff.
# 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.
# prison - Saturday 3 May, 2014
Clifford was sentenced to eight years of prison yesterday after being found guilty of indecent assault.
# prison - Friday 2 May, 2014
If it is possible for there to be any positive legacy to this tragedy, it would be tangible improvements in the prison system at the highest level.
The PR guru was found guilty of eight counts of indecent assault.
# prison - Wednesday 30 April, 2014
Under current legislation, people arrested for public order offences cannot be held until they sober up.
# prison - Thursday 24 April, 2014
A US judge has granted Manning’s request to be formally known as Chelsea.
# prison - Friday 11 April, 2014
And legislation that will cut that number was passed yesterday.
# prison - Tuesday 1 April, 2014
The Venezuelan, who was one of the world’s most wanted militants, is currently serving two life sentences in France.
# prison - Monday 31 March, 2014
New documentary looks at how families of prisoners cope in the outside world.
# prison - Wednesday 26 March, 2014
Abu Ghaith is most famous for appearing in a video with bin Laden the day after the 9/11 attacks.
# prison - Friday 21 March, 2014
Two teenagers died from carbon monoxide poisoning at a flat in Castlerock, County Derry in August 2010.
# prison - Friday 14 March, 2014
# prison - Wednesday 12 March, 2014
However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.
# prison - Tuesday 11 March, 2014
Minister O’Dowd confirmed this evening that participation in these programmes must be voluntary.
One man’s been arrested and is due back before court next Monday…