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#Prison

# prison - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Prisoner attempted to escape after being brought to hospital from Cork prison

He knocked over an elderly woman as he attempted to escape.

‘All bark and no bite’: No one will be brought to court over water charges until 2017

Legislation published yesterday would also abolish imprisonment of people who refuse to pay.

# prison - Monday 29 June, 2015

The 9 at 9: Monday

It’s the start of a new week, here’s all the news you need to know.

# prison - Saturday 27 June, 2015

These hotels give guests a chance to sleep in luxury prison cells

You are allowed to leave whenever you want – once you’ve paid the bill, of course.

# prison - Thursday 25 June, 2015

Saved By The Bell’s ‘Screech’ sentenced to 4 months in jail over a pub stabbing

He is charged with carrying a concealed weapon and disorderly conduct.

# prison - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

“I would trust him with my life” – Graham Dwyer’s ‘girlfriend’ speaks of her love for the murderer

Victoria Andreenkova says she ‘doesn’t see him as a convicted killer’.

# prison - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

Woman jailed for stealing €57,000 to pay for her father’s kidney transplant

She will spend almost two years in prison.

# prison - Saturday 20 June, 2015

Prison officer suspended as escaped convicted killers spotted 300 miles away

Two men were seen walking near a rail yard in Erwin on June 13.

# prison - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Rapist unwilling to engage in sex offenders programme gets extra jail time

The 54-year-old man pleaded not guilty to 60 counts of sexual assault of six sisters between 1994 and 2005.

# prison - Wednesday 17 June, 2015

Teacher says her career was “destroyed” after phone in her bra set off prison detectors

She is suing the Irish Prison Service and Minister for Justice, among others.

# prison - Monday 15 June, 2015

Search for on-the-run prisoners: ‘They could be nearby… or they could be in Mexico by now’

Hundreds of police officers are conducting door-to-door searchers close to the New York prison.

# prison - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Victims “totally distraught” over Rolf Harris ‘woodworm’ prison song – lawyer

The disgraced entertainer reportedly penned a song from his cell calling his victims “slimy little woodworm”.

# prison - Saturday 13 June, 2015

Convicted rapist sues State over recording of confidential phone calls

He is seeking an injunction preventing the authorities from intercepting and recording phone calls between him and his lawyers.

# prison - Friday 12 June, 2015

Female prison worker smuggled tools that helped dangerous prisoners escape

The two men escaped a maximum security prison at the weekend – and still haven’t been found.

# prison - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs

The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.

# prison - Monday 8 June, 2015

New York puts bounty on the heads of two escaped murderers after “Shawshank” style breakout

David Sweat and Richard Matt cut through steel walls to make their getaway.

# prison - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Two murderers leave note saying ‘have a nice day’ after escaping from US prison

A massive manhunt is under way in New York after the two killers escaped from the maximum security jail.

# prison - Thursday 4 June, 2015

Two men on death row wrongfully convicted of killing little girl to get just $750k

New DNA evidence proved the two men were not guilty of the murder in 1983. They spent three decades in prison.

# prison - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa’s trial has been delayed AGAIN

The mass trial has been adjourned until 2 August.

# prison - Saturday 30 May, 2015

This violent robber escaped prison – by walking out the front door

Unsophisticated, but successful.

# prison - Thursday 21 May, 2015

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# prison - Monday 18 May, 2015

# prison - Saturday 16 May, 2015

Officers stabbed by escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell receive letter about their sick leave

The Prison Officers Association is calling for open sick leave for prison officers injured in the course of their duties.

# prison - Thursday 14 May, 2015

Graham Dwyer moved after death threat from another prisoner

Dwyer lodged an appeal against his murder conviction on Monday.

# prison - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

Woman sentenced to life after forcing her granddaughter to run until she died

Nine-year-old Savannah Hardin collapsed after an afternoon of running and carrying firewood.

# prison - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell

It’s the second death of a prisoner in 24 hours.

# prison - Friday 8 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell

The man was a father of four from Louth.

# prison - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Prisoner stabbed in head with ‘sharpened spoon’ in serious condition

The prisoner lost a huge amount of blood in the attack.

# prison - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

# prison - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill

Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him.

# prison - Monday 20 April, 2015

Profile of a killer: Graham Dwyer

Graham Dwyer will appear in court today to hear his sentence.

# prison - Friday 10 April, 2015

Eamonn Lillis expected to walk free tomorrow – six years after his wife’s death

Celine Cawley was killed at her home in December 2008.

# prison - Thursday 9 April, 2015

This TD thinks new prison visiting rules are “incredibly sinister”

The Irish Prison Service isn’t quite sure what he’s on about though…

# prison - Wednesday 8 April, 2015

Prisoners, parole and politics don’t – and shouldn’t – mix

Jim O’Callaghan SC on why the power of parole should be taken from Ministers for Justice and put in independent hands.

# prison - Sunday 5 April, 2015

There isn’t much room left in Ireland’s prisons

Two are over capacity and four are almost there.

# prison - Friday 3 April, 2015

Nearly 300 prisoners have escaped custody in the last five years

Three who absconded this year are still at large.

# prison - Wednesday 1 April, 2015

Pictures: This prison riot lasted for 25 days and started 25 years ago today

The Strangeways Prison riot had a huge fallout and saw more than 1,600 prisoners revolt.

# prison - Monday 30 March, 2015

Intimidation and forced stripping: St Patrick’s Institution will FINALLY close today

The facility began housing underage prisoners in the 1980s, in what was supposed to be a temporary measure.

# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Over 90 mobile phones were seized in Irish prisons in six weeks

Nearly half of those were in Mountjoy Prison.

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