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#Limerick Prison

# limerick-prison - Monday 15 November, 2021

Freddie Thompson takes legal action over his Limerick Prison detention
# High Court
# High Court

Freddie Thompson takes legal action over his Limerick Prison detention

Nov 15th 2021, 6:44 PM 31,266 Views 0 Comments

Thompson has claimed he has not been informed why he was moved or if he has been put there as a disciplinary sanction.

# limerick-prison - Friday 21 August, 2020

51 inmates in Irish prisons still 'slopping out' despite government pledge to end practice by this year
# Prisoners
# Prisoners

51 inmates in Irish prisons still 'slopping out' despite government pledge to end practice by this year

Aug 21st 2020, 6:15 AM 26,835 Views 36 Comments

The total figure is a decrease from 465 people in January 2014.

# limerick-prison - Friday 22 November, 2019

'We will miss and love Sean forever': Vulnerable man died in cell after 'systems failure' at Limerick Prison
# Landmark Case
# Landmark Case

'We will miss and love Sean forever': Vulnerable man died in cell after 'systems failure' at Limerick Prison

Nov 22nd 2019, 6:38 PM 26,042 Views 18 Comments

Sean Hayes Barrett died six days before his 32nd birthday.

# limerick-prison - Thursday 10 December, 2015

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon
# Temporary Release
# Temporary Release

Clare Daly won't pay her fine and is willing to breach security again at Shannon

Dec 10th 2015, 8:23 AM 12,342 Views 84 Comments

The United Left TD was granted temporary release last night after being held at Limerick Prison.

# limerick-prison - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

'I'm absolutely not going to pay it' - Mick Wallace defiant on release from prison
# Limerick Prison
# Limerick Prison

'I'm absolutely not going to pay it' - Mick Wallace defiant on release from prison

Dec 9th 2015, 5:59 PM 19,173 Views 138 Comments

The Wexford TD spoke to RTÉ from just outside Limerick Prison.

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest
# Shannon Airport
# Shannon Airport

Mick Wallace released from prison after arrest

Dec 9th 2015, 4:44 PM 45,552 Views 286 Comments

The Wexford TD had failed to pay a €2,000 fine for entering a restricted area at Shannon Airport in 2014.

# limerick-prison - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

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

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

Oct 28th 2015, 11:42 AM 19,339 Views 35 Comments

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

# limerick-prison - Thursday 30 October, 2014

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts
# Knit And Stitch
# Knit And Stitch

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts

Oct 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,016 Views 37 Comments

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.

# limerick-prison - Saturday 12 July, 2014

Jailed peace campaigner Margaretta D'Arcy refusing food
# Prison Protest
# Prison Protest

Jailed peace campaigner Margaretta D'Arcy refusing food

Jul 12th 2014, 6:55 PM 18,507 Views 197 Comments

The 80-year-old was sent back to prison on Wednesday for refusing to sign a bond saying she wouldn’t enter Shannon Airport.

# limerick-prison - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Prison officer hospitalised after handcuffed prisoner tried to escape
# Escape
# Escape

Prison officer hospitalised after handcuffed prisoner tried to escape

May 18th 2014, 7:45 AM 19,449 Views 71 Comments

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.

# limerick-prison - Friday 14 February, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre
# Transfer
# Transfer

Margaretta D'Arcy moved to Mountjoy's Dóchas Centre

Feb 14th 2014, 9:40 PM 18,070 Views 122 Comments

The peace activist is serving a three month sentence for refusing to stay out of unauthorised zones at Shannon Airport.

# limerick-prison - Sunday 26 January, 2014

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison
# Limerick Prison
# Limerick Prison

Margaretta D'Arcy "in good spirits" in prison

Jan 26th 2014, 12:23 PM 10,786 Views 156 Comments

D’Arcy, who is receiving treatment for cancer, has already been in Limerick Prison for 10 days.

# limerick-prison - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy
# Margaretta D'arcy
# Margaretta D'arcy

"Nobody is above the rule of the law" - Shatter on Margaretta D'Arcy

Jan 21st 2014, 10:05 PM 11,915 Views 121 Comments

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.

# limerick-prison - Thursday 16 January, 2014

79-year-old jailed for three months over Shannon protest
# Anti War Activist
# Anti War Activist

79-year-old jailed for three months over Shannon protest

Jan 16th 2014, 12:35 PM 15,174 Views 238 Comments

Margaretta D’Arcy is waking up this morning after spending her first night in Limerick Prison. Meanwhile, President Higgins has been asked to intervene.

# limerick-prison - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
# Prison Phones
# Prison Phones

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,109 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

# limerick-prison - Friday 24 August, 2012

Man on the run after escaping Garda custody in Limerick
# Escape
# Escape

Man on the run after escaping Garda custody in Limerick

Aug 24th 2012, 5:57 PM 7,976 Views 32 Comments

The 25-year-old escaped as he was being brought into Limerick Prison yesterday evening.

# limerick-prison - Monday 11 June, 2012

Shatter announces major redevelopment at Limerick Prison
# Penal Reform
# Penal Reform

Shatter announces major redevelopment at Limerick Prison

Jun 11th 2012, 5:36 PM 3,223 Views 17 Comments

Both the A and B wings will be replaced with a modern, 100-cell accommodation block.

# limerick-prison - Monday 12 March, 2012

Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'
# Prisons
# Prisons

Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'

Mar 12th 2012, 7:09 PM 1,791 Views 3 Comments

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’.

# limerick-prison - Tuesday 17 January, 2012

The Daily Fix: Tuesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Tuesday

Jan 17th 2012, 7:57 PM 3,951 Views 1 Comment

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
# Prisons
# Prisons

Parts of Limerick Prison 'not fit for purpose' - report

Jan 17th 2012, 5:54 PM 2,980 Views 96 Comments

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.