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#Prison Officer

# prison-officer - Friday 6 March, 2020

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer
# Belfast
# Belfast

Belfast man found guilty of murder of Northern Ireland prison officer

Mar 6th 2020, 10:43 PM 19,222 Views 0 Comments

Christopher Robinson was convicted of fatally injuring Adrian Ismay in an under-vehicle bomb attack in 2016.

# prison-officer - Friday 26 July, 2019

'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill
# Cloverhill
# Cloverhill

'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill

Jul 26th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,466 Views 10 Comments

The Prison Officers Association has called for the provision of protective equipment like batons and pepper spray for staff.

# prison-officer - Wednesday 10 July, 2019

Garda Commissioner apologises over handling of Brian Stack murder investigation
# Brian Stack
# Brian Stack

Garda Commissioner apologises over handling of Brian Stack murder investigation

Updated Jul 10th 2019, 10:59 AM 19,568 Views 69 Comments

The family of murdered Brian Stack met with Drew Harris at Garda HQ this morning.

# prison-officer - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable'
# Inside Mountjoy
# Inside Mountjoy

'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable'

Feb 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 49,358 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

# prison-officer - Sunday 11 February, 2018

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers
# Diversity
# Diversity

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,857 Views 121 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

# prison-officer - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Prison officer arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking into Maghaberry Prison
# Antrim
# Antrim

Prison officer arrested on suspicion of drug trafficking into Maghaberry Prison

Aug 19th 2017, 2:00 PM 8,521 Views 8 Comments

The man was arrested yesterday morning.

# prison-officer - Friday 16 June, 2017

Man charged over pipe bomb found under prison officer's car
# Marino
# Marino

Man charged over pipe bomb found under prison officer's car

Jun 16th 2017, 2:19 PM 13,598 Views 0 Comments

Legal aid has been granted to Mark O’Shea, who appeared before Dublin District Court today.

# prison-officer - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Two men arrested in Donegal in connection with murder of David Black
# David Black
# David Black

Two men arrested in Donegal in connection with murder of David Black

Mar 2nd 2017, 8:20 PM 11,643 Views 0 Comments

Black was shot dead on 1 November 2012.

# prison-officer - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies
# State Papers
# State Papers

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

Dec 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 11,805 Views 6 Comments

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

# prison-officer - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer
# Leon Wright
# Leon Wright

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer

Dec 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 68,553 Views 106 Comments

Concern has been expressed about treatment of the 28-year-old by prison staff.

# prison-officer - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

'A day of profound sadness': The prison officer targeted in Belfast bomb attack has died
# Belfast
# Belfast

'A day of profound sadness': The prison officer targeted in Belfast bomb attack has died

Mar 15th 2016, 5:50 PM 27,902 Views 3 Comments

The father of three was injured when a bomb exploded under his van in east Belfast on 4 March.

# prison-officer - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer
# Courts
# Courts

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:45 PM 12,356 Views 18 Comments

Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.

# prison-officer - Wednesday 26 August, 2015

Prisoner attacked two officers escorting him from hospital
# Attack
# Attack

Prisoner attacked two officers escorting him from hospital

Aug 26th 2015, 10:40 AM 20,382 Views 135 Comments

One officer had facial injuries while the other had an injury to his shoulder.

# prison-officer - Monday 6 July, 2015

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

These are just some of the lethal homemade weapons seized in Irish prisons

Jul 6th 2015, 12:47 PM 21,450 Views 38 Comments

The Irish Prison Service launched a confidential helpline today for inmates and members of the public to report information about contraband.

# prison-officer - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Inter-county footballer in hospital after being injured on duty as prison officer
# Cloverhill
# Cloverhill

Inter-county footballer in hospital after being injured on duty as prison officer

Jun 7th 2015, 7:50 PM 40,003 Views 25 Comments

He was injured after intervening when one prisoner attacked another.

# prison-officer - 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 19,404 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.

# prison-officer - Friday 9 May, 2014

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner
# Jailed
# Jailed

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner

May 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,861 Views 71 Comments

Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.

# prison-officer - Friday 1 November, 2013

Police renew appeal one year on from David Black murder
# Appeal
# Appeal

Police renew appeal one year on from David Black murder

Nov 1st 2013, 7:20 AM 5,562 Views 6 Comments

The 52-year-old prison officer was shot dead on this day last year.

# prison-officer - Sunday 7 July, 2013

"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison

Jul 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 12,940 Views 90 Comments

A senior prison officer has warned that rival gangs will battle for dominance when the young offenders are moved to an adult prison.

# prison-officer - Wednesday 10 April, 2013

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Apr 10th 2013, 4:50 PM 5,833 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

# prison-officer - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

Two more arrests in Dublin over David Black death
# David Black
# David Black

Two more arrests in Dublin over David Black death

Dec 18th 2012, 5:38 PM 7,516 Views 9 Comments

The 52-year-old prison officer was shot in his car as he drove to work last month.

# prison-officer - Thursday 29 November, 2012

David Black's widow: "Things like this just don’t happen anymore"
# David Black
# David Black

David Black's widow: "Things like this just don’t happen anymore"

Nov 29th 2012, 6:00 PM 9,778 Views 19 Comments

Yvonne Black says his death was even more shocking because David didn’t feel like he was in any danger.

# prison-officer - Monday 12 November, 2012

'The IRA' claim responsibility for the murder of David Black
# THE IRA
# THE IRA

'The IRA' claim responsibility for the murder of David Black

Nov 12th 2012, 5:45 PM 17,996 Views 108 Comments

In a statement issued by the group the killing was carried out because of “torture and degradation” of dissident prisoners at Maghaberry jail.

# prison-officer - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Fourth man arrested over David Black murder
# David Black
# David Black

Fourth man arrested over David Black murder

Nov 7th 2012, 10:29 AM 2,487 Views 0 Comments

A man has been detained by detectives investigating the murder of the Northern Ireland prison officer last week.

# prison-officer - Monday 5 November, 2012

Two men arrested in David Black murder probe released without charge
# David Black
# David Black

Two men arrested in David Black murder probe released without charge

Nov 5th 2012, 7:35 AM 2,755 Views 0 Comments

The two men were arrested last week in connection with the killing of the 52-year-old prison officer last Thursday morning.

# prison-officer - Saturday 3 November, 2012

Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"

Nov 3rd 2012, 11:45 AM 6,943 Views 57 Comments

The US Secretary of State praised the swift efforts of the PSNI in trying to bring the perpetrators to justice.

# prison-officer - Friday 2 November, 2012

Third arrest over murder of prison officer David Black
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Third arrest over murder of prison officer David Black

Nov 2nd 2012, 9:07 PM 6,726 Views 16 Comments

Gardaí arrested a man in Leitrim this evening in connection with the killing of 52-year-old prison officer David Black.

Two men arrested over death of David Black
# David Black
# David Black

Two men arrested over death of David Black

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:14 AM 7,376 Views 15 Comments

The two men were arrested in the Lurgan area early this morning over the murder of Black (pictured) and are now being questioned by the police.

# prison-officer - Thursday 1 November, 2012

The Evening Fix...now with added lefty tossers
# Need To Know
# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added lefty tossers

Nov 1st 2012, 8:00 PM 14,367 Views 10 Comments

Things we learned, loved and shared today.

Prison officer killed in Armagh motorway shooting
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Prison officer killed in Armagh motorway shooting

Nov 1st 2012, 11:58 AM 7,263 Views 52 Comments

This morning’s shooting, which caused the death of a Northern Ireland prison officer, has been condemned by the Northern Ireland Secretary.

# prison-officer - Monday 20 December, 2010

Prison officer arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs
# Drugs
# Drugs

Prison officer arrested on suspicion of smuggling drugs

Dec 20th 2010, 12:07 PM 781 Views 0 Comments

Irish Prison Service says it’s clamping down on drugs getting into prison after man was arrested at Mountjoy this morning.