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# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 23 April, 2020

More than 1,200 new homes to be developed at site of Central Mental Hospital

A planning application is to be submitted by the middle of 2021, with construction to begin in 2022

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 25 October, 2019

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer

There are also currently 614 prisoners on a waiting list for an intervention from prison psychology services.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 31 May, 2019

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

# central-mental-hospital - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital

Eoin Berkley (25) of Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, was jailed for 14 years for abducted and repeatedly raping a woman.

# central-mental-hospital - Saturday 27 October, 2018

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds

A new report by the Irish Penal Reform Trust has raised concerns over Ireland’s increasing prison population.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Potential retrial for woman accused of slicing a woman's throat after jury fails to reach verdict

The case was put back to November for a possible retrial.

# central-mental-hospital - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital

During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 13 January, 2017

Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital

The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 16 December, 2016

Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity

32-year-old Fionn Braidwood stabbed his mother to death at the family home in Dublin in January 2015.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 14 November, 2016

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient

The woman’s son said he accepts the patient has a mental illness but said he will “never forgive him for what he did to my mother”.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 27 June, 2016

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 15 February, 2016

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital

Dragos Nica stabbed Michael Gannon while he babysat his grandchildren.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down

Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions

Depressive disorders accounted for almost one in three admissions, as unskilled workers remain the most likely group to be admitted.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

"It's been hell": John Gallagher's brother speaks about 1988 double killings

Gallagher recently turned himself in after absconding from the Central Mental Hospital 12 years ago.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Double killer hands himself in after 12 years on the run

John Gallagher had been found guilty of the murder of a mother and daughter on the grounds of Sligo General Hospital. He had been living in Strabane in Tyrone.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin

A report into conditions at the Central Mental Hospital last year described it as “unsuitable”.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved

The government’s capital expenditure announcements also included the news that the linking of the Luas lines will go ahead.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 11 March, 2011

Report criticises Central Mental Hospital building as 'unsuitable'

A number of reports about psychiatric hospitals across the country have been released by the Mental Health Commission today.