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# offenders - Thursday 31 October, 2019

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions
# Youth Diversion
# Youth Diversion

Criticism after gardaí send letters to offenders apologising for not progressing prosecutions

Oct 31st 2019, 7:37 AM 27,245 Views 35 Comments

Gardaí confirmed that 6,331 letters of apology have been sent to “individual victims”.

# offenders - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy
# Opinion
# Opinion

Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy

Apr 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,772 Views 42 Comments

Ex prisoners took to the stage to deliver talks to an audience of prisoners, senior policymakers, politicians, activists, education-providers, and employers, writes Nikki Gallagher.

# offenders - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'
# Michael Inside
# Michael Inside

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

Apr 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 25,513 Views 19 Comments

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

# offenders - Thursday 22 February, 2018

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim
# Burglary
# Burglary

Gang of armed locals chase burglars through town in Leitrim

Feb 22nd 2018, 8:25 PM 77,853 Views 67 Comments

An RTÉ Prime Time programme due to air tonight looks into the problem of repeat burglary offenders.

# offenders - Sunday 3 September, 2017

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails
# Custody
# Custody

Neglect and abuse of Irish children in institutions led them to set cells on fire and swallow nails

Sep 3rd 2017, 10:00 PM 31,173 Views 48 Comments

There was a huge resistance to child psychology in Ireland up to the 1950s due to the close connections between state and church.

# offenders - Monday 6 October, 2014

'Sex offenders can be isolated - sometimes I'm the only person they talk to'
# Chance To Change
# Chance To Change

'Sex offenders can be isolated - sometimes I'm the only person they talk to'

Oct 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 24,485 Views 26 Comments

We spoke to a probation officer featured in tonight’s hard-hitting RTÉ documentary.

# offenders - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

Over 40 per cent on probation re-offend within three years
# Probation
# Probation

Over 40 per cent on probation re-offend within three years

Dec 10th 2013, 12:01 PM 3,269 Views 17 Comments

Re-offending is higher among males and younger offenders.

# offenders - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

Oct 16th 2012, 9:59 PM 16,787 Views 131 Comments

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

# offenders - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility

Jul 31st 2012, 10:18 AM 2,537 Views 11 Comments

Government announced earlier this year it would provide €50m in funding to end practice of detaining teenage offenders at adult prisons.

# offenders - Friday 10 February, 2012

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders
# London
# London

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Feb 10th 2012, 5:49 PM 2,849 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has said a new programme will use electronic bracelets to detect alcohol in the perspiration of people convicted of serious drink-related offences.

# offenders - Saturday 24 September, 2011

Alabama offenders given choice of jail time or church time
# Divine Intervention
From The Daily Edge
# Divine Intervention

Alabama offenders given choice of jail time or church time

Sep 24th 2011, 4:26 PM 379 Views 16 Comments

Non-violent offenders in Alabama are being offered the option of going to church every week in lieu of jail time under a new programme which launches next week.