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Tuesday 21 March 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Inmate

All time
# Portlaoise
Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died
The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.
# life on the line
Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas
Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.
# Prison
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.
# California
Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot
The grisly discovery raises obvious questions about the prison’s security.
# Addiction
'I've seen people being sliced, being kicked around in prison - it's all because of drugs'
A former inmate described the devastating impact the availability of drugs has on the lives of those both inside and outside our prisons.
# Cloverhill
Three prison officers hospitalised after inmate lashes out with brush handle
The prisoner will be brought before a full disciplinary hearing.
# Stranded
Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs
The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.
# solitary
Almost 250 inmates in Irish prisons separated from general population
The largest number on restricted regime was in Wheatfield Prison.
# knit and stitch
An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts
The man’s teacher said most students in the prison have little or no art experience and the classes help them to see what they’re capable of.
# Mountjoy
Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies
The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.
# long wait
Japanese man nears half century on death row
Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.
# China
Woman 'finds letter from Chinese labour camp' in Halloween decorations
A woman in Oregon found the letter in the decorations, which she had bought in Kmart the previous year.