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Wednesday 7 June 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Child Detention

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# Child Detention
Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action
Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.
# Breakout
Four teenagers broke out of a €56 million child detention facility
One has since been returned to Oberstown.
# Courts
How many children were sent to detention schools this year?
There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.
# Young offenders
Three child detention centres to be made into just one
The schools are on the same campus but are to be brought under one director.
# Child Detention
Taken from their home, blindfolded and interrogated - for 'throwing stones'
A roundtable event yesterday heard the story of these two brothers, who live in Palestine’s West Bank.
# Young offenders
OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility
Government announced earlier this year it would provide €50m in funding to end practice of detaining teenage offenders at adult prisons.