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#John Lonergan

# john-lonergan - Monday 26 January, 2015

There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons

Just 20 of them are female.

# john-lonergan - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

The ex-Governor of Mountjoy reckons the Love/Hate prison scenes were pretty accurate

However, John Lonergan said the graphic rape scene involving Fran was something of an exaggeration.

# john-lonergan - Sunday 20 October, 2013

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning.

Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality

John Lonergan told TheJournal.ie that the cut announced in the Budget is “a terrible indication of the value we place” on our young people.

# john-lonergan - Thursday 20 September, 2012

John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"

The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.

# john-lonergan - Tuesday 4 September, 2012

Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system? Education This post contains videos

Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system?

As doc sets to explore how “one size fits all” education system is failing some young people, we want to know how you would improve school years…

# john-lonergan - Saturday 23 June, 2012

More than 500 volunteers to be honoured for their work with No Name Club

Sean Gallagher and John Lonergan will speak at a ceremony for the clubs, which have around 10,000 members around the country.

# john-lonergan - Thursday 24 May, 2012

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

# john-lonergan - Tuesday 9 November, 2010

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: the former Mountjoy governor claims Larry Murphy was thrown to the wolves; George W Bush claims waterboarding “saved lives”, and Chris de Burgh sees red.