# prison - Today’s News
The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.
# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2015
Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.
# prison - Saturday 14 March, 2015
The death had initially been treated as a suicide.
# prison - Friday 13 March, 2015
Police said he plied the boys with alcohol on school trips when he was a teacher.
# prison - Thursday 12 March, 2015
Voluntary duties are to be withdrawn from prison officers under industrial action voted on yesterday.
# prison - Monday 9 March, 2015
# prison - Wednesday 4 March, 2015
A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.
# prison - Friday 27 February, 2015
The former glam rocker was convicted of the attempted rape and sexual assault of three schoolgirls.
# prison - Monday 23 February, 2015
There have been calls for specialised suicide prevention programmes in prisons.
# prison - Wednesday 18 February, 2015
The High Court decided that Daniel McDonnell’s constitutional rights were breached.
# prison - Tuesday 17 February, 2015
The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.
# prison - Friday 13 February, 2015
Anyone who breaks the law could face two years in jail.
# prison - Thursday 12 February, 2015
Amnesty International believe the Government is doing everything it can to secure his release.
# prison - Wednesday 11 February, 2015
Prosecutors had branded him a ‘reckless idiot’.
# prison - Saturday 7 February, 2015
The Irish Prison Officers’ Association said the initiatives announced this week are nothing new.
# prison - Friday 6 February, 2015
“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
Just 20 of them are female.
# prison - Wednesday 14 January, 2015
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
Gilles de Kerchove also warned that Europe’s prisons have become a ‘massive incubator’ for radicalisation.
# prison - Thursday 8 January, 2015
Just think of the worst possible place to put a gun, and you have it.
# prison - Friday 2 January, 2015
The man, a student, pleaded guilty to hate speech.
# prison - Saturday 27 December, 2014
Prisoners died at Limerick Prison and at Wheatfield in Dublin. It’s believed they suffered drug overdoses.
# prison - Friday 26 December, 2014
The largest number on restricted regime was in Wheatfield Prison.
# prison - Friday 19 December, 2014
Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this.
# 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.