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# Inspector of Prisons

Last month
March 2024
Investigations underway into death of prisoner at Mountjoy Prison
Last year
Prison staff knew Cork man was suffering 'delusions' prior to fatal suicide attempt
All time
Prison watchdog: Cork inmates afraid to talk to inspectors for fear of reprisal by authorities
Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died
Tánaiste leads tributes following death of Judge Michael Reilly
Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons
Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses"
Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report
Family asks why media knew about tinfoil found in dead prisoner's cell before they did
Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre
Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation
'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution
Every prisoner death to come under independent investigation
Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'
Parts of Limerick Prison 'not fit for purpose' - report
Prisons' Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths