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# dochas-centre - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds
# Allegations
# Allegations

Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds

Mar 12th 2019, 9:15 PM 47,566 Views 39 Comments

The allegations are contained in the just published annual report by the Visiting Committee for 2017.

# dochas-centre - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’

Mar 14th 2018, 3:51 PM 62,545 Views 107 Comments

Amy Daly spoke about her ordeal on radio.

# dochas-centre - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Four babies born to women in prison last year
# Born In Prison
# Born In Prison

Four babies born to women in prison last year

Jan 25th 2018, 10:39 PM 22,402 Views 51 Comments

The seven births in 2017 and 2016 follow no births to mothers in custody in 2015 with three in 2014 and two in 2013.

# dochas-centre - Monday 8 June, 2015

President Higgins tells women prisoners: 'I never underestimate how difficult the time you spend here can be'
# Prison Life
# Prison Life

President Higgins tells women prisoners: 'I never underestimate how difficult the time you spend here can be'

Jun 8th 2015, 5:19 PM 13,329 Views 60 Comments

“Your opinions and views matter and your voices should be heard,” he said.

# dochas-centre - Monday 8 September, 2014

From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women's prison
# Dochas
# Dochas

From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women's prison

Sep 8th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,782 Views 26 Comments

“You don’t expect to hear the sound of a crying baby in a prison”.

# dochas-centre - Wednesday 12 March, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from prison in ten days
# Free
# Free

Margaretta D'Arcy to be released from prison in ten days

Mar 12th 2014, 8:45 AM 11,244 Views 65 Comments

However the 79-year-old campaigner will be back in court in June over charges relating to another protest at Shannon Airport.

# dochas-centre - Tuesday 3 December, 2013

Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre
# Women In Prison
# Women In Prison

Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:19 PM 10,809 Views 65 Comments

The report by Inspector of Prisons Judge Michael Reilly found that the centre has consistently operated above its capacity.

# dochas-centre - Thursday 21 November, 2013

Big increase in number of women being sent to jail
# Overcrowding
# Overcrowding

Big increase in number of women being sent to jail

Nov 21st 2013, 8:15 AM 8,534 Views 75 Comments

The number of women being sent to jail has increased by one third in the last three years, while the number of men being imprisoned has levelled off.

# dochas-centre - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
# Prison Phones
# Prison Phones

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,121 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

# dochas-centre - Wednesday 19 September, 2012

Justice Department insists no decision made on Catherine Nevin release
# Catherine Nevin
# Catherine Nevin

Justice Department insists no decision made on Catherine Nevin release

Sep 19th 2012, 9:00 PM 6,939 Views 24 Comments

The Department of Justice has taken the unusual step of commenting on the case of convicted murderer Catherine Nevin insisting that there has been no decision on her proposed temporary release.

# dochas-centre - Tuesday 11 September, 2012

'Lying Eyes' Sharon Collins released from prison
# Lying Eyes
# Lying Eyes

'Lying Eyes' Sharon Collins released from prison

Sep 11th 2012, 2:55 PM 19,809 Views 49 Comments

She has served just less than four years of her six year sentence.

# dochas-centre - Monday 21 November, 2011

Criticism of 'strip search' in women's prison
# Prison
# Prison

Criticism of 'strip search' in women's prison

Nov 21st 2011, 11:08 AM 3,924 Views 29 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin described a new report on the Dochás centre in Mountjoy as ‘worrying’ after it alleged female inmates had to strip in front of male staff during a search.

# dochas-centre - Friday 28 October, 2011

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

"I'd like to go back to where I was before it ever happened": Teresa Treacy speaks

Oct 28th 2011, 7:40 AM 1,019 Views 8 Comments

In advance of a meeting with barristers about her conflict with the ESB and Eirgrid on her land, Teresa Treacy spoke to TheJournal.ie about her experiences in jail, and her hopes for the future.

# dochas-centre - Tuesday 27 September, 2011

Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land

Sep 27th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,996 Views 60 Comments

The ESB has this morning moved onto Treacy’s lands to continue construction work, but neighbours are blocking the way.

# dochas-centre - Thursday 22 September, 2011

Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy
# Teresa Treacy
# Teresa Treacy

Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy

Sep 22nd 2011, 10:47 AM 2,885 Views 51 Comments

The 65-year-old was sent to prison last week for refusing to allow the ESB to cut down trees on her land.

# dochas-centre - Wednesday 18 August, 2010

Prisoner dies in Mountjoy
# Prison
# Prison

Prisoner dies in Mountjoy

Aug 18th 2010, 3:35 PM 190 Views 0 Comments