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#Cloverhill Prison

# cloverhill-prison - Tuesday 19 February, 2019

Boy awarded €35,000 after contracting TB from dad who picked it up from prisoners at work

The judge said the boy had “suffered a nasty little life experience” but had fortunately fully recovered.

# cloverhill-prison - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop

Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.

# cloverhill-prison - Friday 16 December, 2016

Significant staff shortage at Cloverhill Prison as 36 people call in sick

Approximately 200 staff are supposed to work at the prison each day.

# cloverhill-prison - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State

An inmate who held another hostage in a cell was given a three and a half year sentence today.

# cloverhill-prison - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Officer 'punched prisoner, sat on his chest and poked his eye'

An anti-torture committee has raised serious concerns about conditions in Irish prisons.

# cloverhill-prison - Friday 31 July, 2015

A rally calling for Walli Ullah Safi's immediate release from Cloverhill has been held in Dublin

The 21-year-old Afghan migrant had his face slashed and his arm broken when he was taken hostage by other inmates.

# cloverhill-prison - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Driver attempts to run over prison officers as they leave Cloverhill

The car struck a bollard and none of the prison staff were injured.

# cloverhill-prison - Friday 19 June, 2015

Three prison officers hospitalised after inmate lashes out with brush handle

The prisoner will be brought before a full disciplinary hearing.

# cloverhill-prison - Monday 11 May, 2015

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred

Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.

# cloverhill-prison - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death

At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.

# cloverhill-prison - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell

Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.

# cloverhill-prison - Friday 14 December, 2012

Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme

Over the past year, Samaritans recorded 1,100 formal contacts within the six prisons in its Listener Scheme, an 83 per cent increase on 2011.

# cloverhill-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.

# cloverhill-prison - Monday 23 January, 2012

Man held over fatal Dublin hit-and-run

A man is being questioned by Gardaí over a fatal hit-and-run incident in Cabra, Dublin, in which a 14-year-old boy died last December.

# cloverhill-prison - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis

Staff and inmates at the prison in Clondalkin are being tested after a number of prison officers tested positive for TB.