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#derek brockwell

# derek-brockwell - Friday 8 January, 2016

Two men charged over prisoner's violent escape from Tallaght Hospital

Derek Brockwell stabbed two prison officers in the escape last February.

# derek-brockwell - Friday 10 April, 2015

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital

This time the offender in question was in the custody of gardaí, not the prison service.

# derek-brockwell - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

The Prison Service made 166 requests for armed escorts last year

… and the gardaí turned most of them down. And no one seems to know why.

# derek-brockwell - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

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'Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers'

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Derek Brockwell has been transferred to a prison in England

The escaped prisoner has time left to serve on his UK sentences.

# derek-brockwell - Saturday 21 February, 2015

Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers

Plus: How long were the water charge protesters jailed for?

# derek-brockwell - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape

It follows claims that requests for an armed escort to be provided for Derek Brockwell were refused.

Why wasn't a prisoner on the run from the UK sent back there when he was arrested?

The Department of Justice says it was standard procedure.

# derek-brockwell - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

"There was blood everywhere": Eyewitness describes Derek Brockwell's escape from Tallaght Hospital Exclusive

An eyewitness described what happened during the dangerous prisoner’s escape.

Derek Brockwell: Search for 'violent, hardened criminal' continues, as Minister orders full report

The two prison officers stabbed by Brockwell as he made his escape are said to be recovering well in hospital.

# derek-brockwell - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack

The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.