# prison - Today’s News
# prison - Yesterday’s News
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
From The Daily Edge
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
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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…
# prison - Wednesday 5 March, 2014
Today Minister Shatter said a new wing in the prison will be built with capacity for 100 male and 50 female prisoners.
# prison - Tuesday 4 March, 2014
Items such as jewellery, cash and electronic goods were seized in the operation spanning three counties.
# prison - Friday 28 February, 2014
The 30-year-old told one woman at a dance audition at his house to undress, saying he needed to check how quickly she could remove her clothes backstage, before he raped her.
# prison - Wednesday 26 February, 2014
Michael Adebolajo and his accomplice Michael Adebowale – also sentenced today – were dragged from the dock after screaming at the judge during sentencing.
# prison - Monday 24 February, 2014
Another dog owned by the man chased a cat into a house last year, bit a man inside and then killed the cat, the court heard.
# prison - Friday 21 February, 2014
Irish prisons are attempting to limit the use of restrictive regimes.
# prison - Thursday 20 February, 2014
The jail term has been suspended because of her pregnancy but she has also been fined around €640.
# prison - Wednesday 12 February, 2014
The 79-year-old anti-war campaigner is spending three months in prison for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.