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#Behind Bars

# behind-bars - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers
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Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers

May 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,854 Views 33 Comments

There were 77,000 fewer men aged in their 20s in Ireland in 2016 compared to 2006.

# behind-bars - Sunday 11 September, 2016

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison
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# Redemption

Irish photographer documents life inside notorious Uganda prison

Sep 11th 2016, 9:15 AM 19,801 Views 6 Comments

Inmates at Luzira have access to spiritual seminars and counselling.

# behind-bars - Sunday 20 March, 2016

Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"
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Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam spends first night in jail on charges of "terrorist murder"

Mar 20th 2016, 8:33 AM 11,926 Views 0 Comments

Abdeslam is expected to be extradited back to France in “no more than three months”.

# behind-bars - Friday 18 March, 2016

Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight
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Police in London respond after holding a child in custody overnight

Mar 18th 2016, 7:26 PM 25,059 Views 16 Comments

A report published in the Evening Standard found that more than 7,500 children were detained overnight last year.

# behind-bars - Wednesday 23 December, 2015

Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months
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Man who stormed Dutch TV station has jail term increased to 40 months

Dec 23rd 2015, 6:05 AM 9,827 Views 9 Comments

The man had originally been sentenced to 30 months in prison for brandishing a fake gun and demanding air time.

# behind-bars - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now
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Prison U-turn: Oscar Pistorius is staying in jail for now

Aug 19th 2015, 10:52 PM 23,971 Views 23 Comments

The Olympian was scheduled to be released on Friday.

# behind-bars - Monday 3 August, 2015

Ibrahim Halawa has first 'human contact' with family in months
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Ibrahim Halawa has first 'human contact' with family in months

Aug 3rd 2015, 6:10 PM 62,977 Views 490 Comments

The 19-year-old from Tallaght has been held in Egypt since August 2013.

# behind-bars - Wednesday 15 July, 2015

CCTV captures Mexican drug lord's audacious escape from prison
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# El Chapo

CCTV captures Mexican drug lord's audacious escape from prison

Jul 15th 2015, 9:00 PM 18,117 Views 14 Comments

He even had a motorbike waiting for him

# behind-bars - Wednesday 24 June, 2015

"I would trust him with my life" - Graham Dwyer's 'girlfriend' speaks of her love for the murderer
# Prison Love
# Prison Love

"I would trust him with my life" - Graham Dwyer's 'girlfriend' speaks of her love for the murderer

Jun 24th 2015, 9:04 AM 69,683 Views 129 Comments

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

# behind-bars - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old
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Man who raped and killed Jill Meagher to stay behind bars until he is 86 years old

May 28th 2015, 8:58 AM 13,899 Views 43 Comments

Adrian Earnest Bayley won’t be eligible for parole until 2058.

# behind-bars - Wednesday 27 May, 2015

Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors
# Prisoner Complaints
# Prisoner Complaints

Prisoners in Irish jails are being forced to sleep on floors

May 27th 2015, 1:43 PM 13,798 Views 75 Comments

Reports by the Prison Visiting Committees of eleven prisons have been released this morning,

# behind-bars - Tuesday 26 May, 2015

Boy (14) planned to bomb train station
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Boy (14) planned to bomb train station

May 26th 2015, 2:52 PM 22,447 Views 32 Comments

In a second case, a 19-year-old (pictured) went on trial for supporting Islamic State.

# behind-bars - Thursday 7 May, 2015

Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland
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Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland

May 7th 2015, 6:05 AM 10,238 Views 10 Comments

The Prison Officers Association annual delegate heard that there has been six stabbings in six weeks.

# behind-bars - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Ex-Premier League footballer jailed for two-and-a-half years for match-fixing
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Ex-Premier League footballer jailed for two-and-a-half years for match-fixing

Apr 29th 2015, 5:10 PM 25,679 Views 12 Comments

The former Bolton striker was found guilty of attempting to manipulate matches.

# behind-bars - Friday 9 January, 2015

Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam
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Blogger receives first 50 of 1,000 lashes for insulting Islam

Jan 9th 2015, 6:50 PM 27,677 Views 117 Comments

Raef Badawi has been behind bars since 2012.

# behind-bars - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack
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Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack

Oct 7th 2014, 2:45 PM 8,245 Views 10 Comments

The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.

# behind-bars - Friday 11 April, 2014

French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years
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French lawyer convicted of murdering missing heiress after 36 years

Apr 11th 2014, 6:03 PM 23,355 Views 10 Comments

The 76-year-old was sentenced to 20 years in his third trial for the killing of his then-mistress. Her body has never been found.

# behind-bars - Saturday 22 March, 2014

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to
# Released
# Released

"If that's the way the cookie crumbles": Margaretta D'Arcy says she'll go back to prison if she has to

Mar 22nd 2014, 2:35 PM 12,775 Views 116 Comments

The veteran peace activist was released from Mountjoy women’s prison this morning. She’s due back before the courts on a separate charge in three month’s time.

# behind-bars - Tuesday 23 July, 2013

Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail
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# Bah Humbug

Ohio woman sentenced to five Christmases in jail

Jul 23rd 2013, 1:16 PM 19,724 Views 26 Comments

The former license agency employee pleaded guilty to accepting payments to falsify records for immigrants.

# behind-bars - Sunday 14 July, 2013

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi
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# Cyber Criminals

Irish prisons could - possibly - be getting wi-fi

Jul 14th 2013, 8:00 AM 9,304 Views 110 Comments

Alan Shatter says there’s no way that prisoners will be given open access to the internet – but they may be able to use it for educational resources.