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#wheatfield prison

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.

# wheatfield-prison - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch

One of the key Dublin lieutenants has not been seen since last week.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch takes legal case against Wheatfield Prison

32-year-old Derek ‘Del Boy’ Hutch has been incarcerated at Wheatfield since 2011.

# wheatfield-prison - Friday 11 November, 2016

Newspaper apologises for suggesting daughter who was raped by her father participated in his crimes

The Sligo Weekender newspaper apologised for reporting that Ronnie Dunbar had suggested his daughter had aided him in his crimes.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'

Leon Wright, who has 84 previous convictions, was today cleared of assaulting a prison officer.

# wheatfield-prison - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place

Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer

Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison

It was confirmed yesterday that the former minister will not have to go back to jail for six days to serve out the remainder of his sentence.

# wheatfield-prison - Friday 31 July, 2015

Court approves solitary confinement for the killer of Melanie McCarthy-McNamara

Daniel McDonnell has been placed in 23-hour lock-up for his own safety.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 23 February, 2015

Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'

Two of the men have been on hunger strike since Friday and said they will begin refusing liquids from today.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Conjugal visits for Irish prisoners 'should be considered'

“Sex is a natural thing,” says Wheatfield Prison governor Colm Bartley

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison

One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar Officer Naughty

Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar

Prisoner Cell Block HOT!

# wheatfield-prison - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield

After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 18 February, 2013

Prison life: ‘Christmas was just like any other day – a fry-up and that’s it’

A new documentary, to be shown tonight, gained unprecedented access to two of Ireland’s prisons over an entire year.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.