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#lifers

# lifers - Sunday 24 January, 2016

When life means life: 'I'm sorry for what I did to your mother and father'

Ireland’s longest serving prisoner has been in jail since 1964 and has never applied for parole.

# lifers - Sunday 17 January, 2016

When life means life: 'God help me. The devil made me do it'

In the 1970s, two serial killers from the UK came to Ireland planning to rape and kill a woman every week.

# lifers - Sunday 10 January, 2016

When life means life: 'All I went for was a few bob. I hadn't it in mind at all to kill her'

Through the Freedom of Information Act, TheJournal.ie discovered there are just three men who have been imprisoned for over 40 years for murders committed back in the 1960s and 1970s.