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#Irish Prisons Service

# irish-prisons-service - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Penal Reform Trust to Prison Service: Prisoners deserve an apology along with lawyers

The Irish Penal Reform Trust have also questioned how the issue of phone recording could remain hidden for four years.

# irish-prisons-service - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Column: Irish prisoners raising cattle for an African community feel a sense of atonement

‘Helping people to help themselves’ is our mantra at Bóthar, which is why we involve prisons, schools and community organisations in helping the world’s most vulnerable, writes Peter Ireton.

# irish-prisons-service - Thursday 30 May, 2013

Majority of criminals re-offend within three years

A major new study has found that convicted burglars re-offended seventy nine per cent of the time.

# irish-prisons-service - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Prisoners on temporary release will 'pose no risk to public' insists Shatter

Justice Minister Alan Shatter was responding to concerns over a new scheme that will see 150 prisoners on temporary release at any one time.

# irish-prisons-service - Friday 16 March, 2012

Escaped Garda killer arrested by PSNI in Derry

Martin McDermott, 26, was arrested in the city this morning for criminal offences he had committed in the region.

Search continues for Garda killer who escaped from Cavan jail

Martin McDermott, 25, was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a Garda in December 2009.

# irish-prisons-service - Saturday 22 October, 2011

Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis

Staff and inmates at the prison in Clondalkin are being tested after a number of prison officers tested positive for TB.

# irish-prisons-service - Thursday 14 October, 2010

Number in prison to reach highest ever by next year

Prison Service warns of increased numbers imprisoned as court services resume, and Liveline callers claim they went to jail for failing to pay litter fines.