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#Loughan House

# loughan-house - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Inmate who escaped from open prison in 2015 returned to custody
# Loughan House
# Loughan House

Inmate who escaped from open prison in 2015 returned to custody

Mar 29th 2017, 12:37 PM 13,502 Views 0 Comments

John Paul Duncan was arrested by police in the UK in 2015 and extradited back to Ireland.

# loughan-house - Friday 6 February, 2015

Gardaí search for escaped prisoner in Cavan
# Loughan House
# Loughan House

Gardaí search for escaped prisoner in Cavan

Feb 6th 2015, 9:15 PM 13,034 Views 35 Comments

John Paul Duncan escaped from Loughan House yesterday afternoon.

# loughan-house - Thursday 21 August, 2014

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice
# Unexpected
# Unexpected

Prisoners at an Irish jail grew thousands of sunflowers to raise money for a hospice

Aug 21st 2014, 10:17 PM 15,948 Views 24 Comments

They also helped out with the local tidy towns committee.

# loughan-house - Thursday 12 September, 2013

Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons
# Visiting Reports
# Visiting Reports

Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons

Sep 12th 2013, 12:34 PM 6,972 Views 54 Comments

Reports by the Department of Justice were published today and found that there were many areas to be praised – but also many that needed work.

# loughan-house - Friday 1 February, 2013

128 people at large from Ireland's open prisons
# On The Run
# On The Run

128 people at large from Ireland's open prisons

Feb 1st 2013, 12:28 PM 8,280 Views 45 Comments

Figures released to RTÉ under the Freedom of Information Act show 20 people are at large from open centres since last year.

# loughan-house - 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 5,082 Views 11 Comments

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

# loughan-house - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Apr 25th 2012, 4:51 PM 4,587 Views 2 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison
# Absconded
# Absconded

Three prisoners escape from Cavan prison

Apr 25th 2012, 1:48 PM 4,823 Views 28 Comments

All three have since been captured and returned to Loughan House.

# loughan-house - Thursday 29 March, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Mar 29th 2012, 4:49 PM 3,725 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Shatter told to show he is “not soft on crime” following escape of garda killer
# Fighting Crime
# Fighting Crime

Shatter told to show he is “not soft on crime” following escape of garda killer

Mar 29th 2012, 12:31 PM 2,671 Views 26 Comments

The report on Martin McDermott’s escape “raises more questions than it answers,” according to the GRA.

GRA chief warns of 'risk to public safety' over escaped prisoner incident
# Prisons
# Prisons

GRA chief warns of 'risk to public safety' over escaped prisoner incident

Mar 29th 2012, 9:23 AM 1,786 Views 13 Comments

Damien McCarthy condemned the reasoning behind the transfer of a convicted garda killer to a low-security prison – saying that lax adherence to established standards was resulting in a risk to public safety.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Mar 29th 2012, 8:31 AM 5,139 Views 4 Comments

Nine things to know this morning…

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before
# Prisons
# Prisons

Garda killer had escaped from same prison before

Mar 29th 2012, 7:13 AM 4,888 Views 40 Comments

More details have emerged in the case of Martin McDermott, who was serving time for the manslaughter of a garda when he escaped from a Cavan prison earlier this month.

# loughan-house - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Escaped prisoner appears before Derry court
# Escaped
# Escaped

Escaped prisoner appears before Derry court

Mar 17th 2012, 12:53 PM 3,228 Views 21 Comments

The 26-year-old was temporarily removed from the court after shouting obscenities at the judge.

# loughan-house - Friday 16 March, 2012

The Daily Fix: Friday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Friday

Mar 16th 2012, 7:50 PM 3,573 Views 1 Comment

Your essential round-up of all today’s news, including George Clooney’s arrest, an optimistic Michael Noonan and all things St Patrick’s.

Escaped Garda killer arrested by PSNI in Derry
# Arrested
# Arrested

Escaped Garda killer arrested by PSNI in Derry

Mar 16th 2012, 12:19 PM 3,314 Views 24 Comments

Martin McDermott, 26, was arrested in the city this morning for criminal offences he had committed in the region.

Search continues for Garda killer who escaped from Cavan jail
# Escaped
# Escaped

Search continues for Garda killer who escaped from Cavan jail

Mar 16th 2012, 8:33 AM 3,108 Views 24 Comments

Martin McDermott, 25, was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a Garda in December 2009.

# loughan-house - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Inmate escapes from Cavan prison
# Escaped
# Escaped

Inmate escapes from Cavan prison

Mar 15th 2012, 9:11 PM 7,957 Views 43 Comments

The prisoner was reported missing this evening.