We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Google Street View

Inmate at Limerick prison found 'in pool of blood' in showers

The man is believed to have been beaten up by another prisoner.

AN INMATE AT Limerick Prison is being treated for serious head injuries after being beaten up in the showers at the weekend.

A source said the man was found “in a pool of blood” in the shower area on Sunday afternoon. The 21-year-old was taken to hospital with serious injuries.

It is understood a suspect, another prisoner, has been identified.

Both gardaí and the governor of the prison are investigating the assault.

Read: Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison>

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.