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# inmate - Tuesday 19 September, 2017

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.

# inmate - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# inmate - 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.

# inmate - Saturday 11 July, 2015

Prisoner found cut nearly in half with organs missing after riot

The grisly discovery raises obvious questions about the prison’s security.

# inmate - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

'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.

# inmate - 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.

# inmate - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

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.

# inmate - Friday 26 December, 2014

Almost 250 inmates in Irish prisons separated from general population

The largest number on restricted regime was in Wheatfield Prison.

# inmate - Thursday 30 October, 2014

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.

# inmate - Friday 30 August, 2013

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.

# inmate - Saturday 13 July, 2013

Japanese man nears half century on death row

Questions emerging over guilt of world’s longest-serving condemned inmate.

# inmate - Wednesday 13 February, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# inmate - Friday 28 December, 2012

Woman 'finds letter from Chinese labour camp' in Halloween decorations China This post contains videos

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.