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# Limerick Prison

This year
TDs to visit man jailed in Limerick for supplying cannabis to ill patients
People Before Profit TD Gino Kenny called for Justice Minister Simon Harris to intervene in the case.
Justice Minister’s decision to transfer boxer's killer to the UK met with shock by his family
Five-times national boxing champion Kevin Sheehy was killed by Logan Jackson in Limerick in July of 2019.
Man jailed this week over rural burglary found dead in Limerick Prison today
Edward Woodland had received a sentence of five years with the final year suspended.
All time
Freddie Thompson takes legal action over his Limerick Prison detention
Thompson has claimed he has not been informed why he was moved or if he has been put there as a disciplinary sanction.
51 inmates in Irish prisons still 'slopping out' despite government pledge to end practice by this year
The total figure is a decrease from 465 people in January 2014.
'We will miss and love Sean forever': Vulnerable man died in cell after 'systems failure' at Limerick Prison
Sean Hayes Barrett died six days before his 32nd birthday.
Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon
The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.
'I'm absolutely not going to pay it' - Mick Wallace defiant on release from prison
The Wexford TD spoke to RTÉ from just outside Limerick Prison.
Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest
The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.
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 in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts
The man’s teacher said most students in the prison have little or no art experience and the classes help them to see what they’re capable of.
Jailed peace campaigner Margaretta D'Arcy refusing food
The 80-year-old was sent back to prison on Wednesday for refusing to sign a bond saying she wouldn’t enter Shannon Airport.
Prison officer hospitalised after handcuffed prisoner tried to escape
The prisoner and officer ended up on the ground after the prisoner, who was under escort to hospital, tried to slip his handcuffs and escape.
Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre
The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.
Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison
D’Arcy, who is receiving treatment for cancer, has already been in Limerick Prison for 10 days.
"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy
A group of TDs tonight called for the release of the 79-year-old campaigner, but the Justice Minister says it is not up to him to interfere with the judiciary.
79-year-old jailed for three months over Shannon protest
Margaretta D’Arcy is waking up this morning after spending her first night in Limerick Prison. Meanwhile, President Higgins has been asked to intervene.
Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.
Man on the run after escaping Garda custody in Limerick
The 25-year-old escaped as he was being brought into Limerick Prison yesterday evening.
Shatter announces major redevelopment at Limerick Prison
Both the A and B wings will be replaced with a modern, 100-cell accommodation block.
Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'
A report by the Inspector of Prisons earlier this year had found that Limerick Prison was not fit for purpose and needed a ‘regime change’.
The Daily Fix: Tuesday
A roundup of the day’s main news – plus any bits and pieces you may have missed…
Parts of Limerick Prison 'not fit for purpose' - report
The Minister for Justice has expressed “shock” at a report on conditions at Limerick Prison, which highlights issues of overcrowding, cleanliness and hygiene, staffing, physical conditions and repairs.