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#cork prison

# cork-prison - Friday 1 March, 2019

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree

Ian O’Sullivan appeared in court over the theft of €6,901 in cash and €4,000 in cheques from Musgraves.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man found guilty of murdering fellow prison inmate after row over TV channels

The four day trial heard that Brian Veale stabbed Graham Johnson in the kitchen of Cork Prison.

# cork-prison - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Prisoner left out in prison yard overnight alleges discrimination against Travellers

On 2-3 March of this year, inmate Martin McDonagh was accidentally locked outside in an exercise yard all night at Cork Prison.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Prisoner attempted to escape after being brought to hospital from Cork prison

He knocked over an elderly woman as he attempted to escape.

# cork-prison - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Cork prisoner stabbed to death over a remote control named

41-year-old Graham Johnson died following a dispute.

A prisoner has been stabbed to death in Cork Prison

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

# cork-prison - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

# cork-prison - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Building a bigger Cork prison with doubled-up cells is completely senseless

The new prison in Cork is being built to hold more prisoners, even though our crime rate is decreasing, and cells are being planned for doubled-occupancy. This goes against internationally-supported standards, writes Fiona Ní Chinneide.

# cork-prison - Monday 20 January, 2014

Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes

The Director General of the Irish Prison Service Michael Donnellan said the residents were fully consulted about the construction plans for the new prison.

# cork-prison - Thursday 16 January, 2014

New Cork prison will be "cramped and oppressive"

The Justice Minister is signing documents to give the go-ahead for the new prison, but campaigners are not happy

# cork-prison - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Plan for new Cork prison signed-off by Oireachtas Committee

A recent report called conditions in the existing facility ‘archaic and Dickensian’.

# cork-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.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter says that building a new prison facility in Cork could comprehensively tackle overcrowding and the ongoing practice of ‘slopping out’.

# cork-prison - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons

The report from a Council of Europe committee heavily criticises conditions in some of the country’s major prisons.