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#Castlerea Prison

# castlerea-prison - Friday 12 April, 2019

Man charged after gardaí caught him outside prison in possession of drone, mobiles, and 440 pills

A woman in her 40s has been released without charge.

# castlerea-prison - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Gardaí seeking prisoner who escaped after attending hospital appointment in Mayo

The man, aged in his mid 30s, escaped from the custody of the Irish Prison Service at Mayo University Hospital in Castlebar yesterday morning.

# castlerea-prison - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Chinese takeaway owner released from prison after challenging State detention

Yuntao Yu’s had never sought to evade the authorities, setting up his eatery beside Letterkenny Garda Station.

# castlerea-prison - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Woman who dropped trousers at prison sues State

The woman says she felt humiliated after the incident – but prison officers say she was never asked to remove her trousers.

# castlerea-prison - Monday 3 March, 2014

Athlone child rapist will be sentenced today

The 30-year-old man has admitted to all charges against him, relating to sex offences against two young girls who were attending a birthday party in Athlone last September.

# castlerea-prison - Friday 13 December, 2013

Athlone child rape case: DPP to accept guilty pleas

The 30-year-old accused appeared at Harristown District Court today.

# castlerea-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.

# castlerea-prison - Monday 16 July, 2012

Update: Two brothers escape from Roscommon prison

Authorities at Castlerea Prison in Co Roscommon discovered that the two men, both in their 20s, were unaccounted for this morning.