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Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt

The man was taken to hospital yesterday evening.

Image: Haydn West/PA Archive/Press Association Images

A PRISONER FROM Mountjoy is currently on life support in hospital following a suicide attempt yesterday.

The inmate was discovered after he tried to take his own life at the Dublin prison on Sunday evening.

TheJournal.ie understands that a decision on whether to extend life support will be made tonight.

Helplines:

  • Samaritans 1850 60 90 90 or email jo@samaritans.org
  • Teen-Line Ireland 1800 833 634
  • Console 1800 201 890
  • Aware 1890 303 302
  • Pieta House 01 601 0000 or email mary@pieta.ie
  • Childline 1800 66 66 66

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