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# Prison Officers

Last week
12th May 2024 - 18th May 2024
Huge manhunt in France after gunmen kill two prison officers and free inmate from prison van
Last year
2023
Head of prison officer group says overcrowding is putting staff and prisoners 'at risk'
All time
Prison officers call for pay rise as prison service to break away from Department of Justice
Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side'
The Dóchas female prison experienced the highest number of assaults by convicts on officers last year
Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats
Search begins for new officers with "tolerance and humanity" to work in Irish prisons
Prison officers to undergo tests after being bitten by convicted 'HIV positive' rapist
Intimidation and bullying: How Ireland's gangs affect the country's entire prison population
Violent prisoner getting his own garden also allowed personal, private access to gym and shop
Snapshot of an Irish prison: Officers being slashed and having human excrement thrown at them
Officers "on the breadline" because of pay cuts after attacks from prisoners
Asylum seeker horribly beaten in Cloverhill is the Afghan man found at side of motorway
Dozens of prison drivers 'forgot' to bring their licences to work today
Four prison officers injured in attack at reception of Cloverhill
Driver attempts to run over prison officers as they leave Cloverhill
Prison officers will have to travel hours with inmates if Portlaoise A&E closes
Prison officers hospitalised after being attacked with brush handles
Officers stabbed by escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell receive letter about their sick leave
Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred
Prisoner who attacked officers 150 times got a birthday cake while on punishment
Six stabbings in six weeks: Prisons are 'the most dangerous workplaces' in Ireland
Prison officers vote on industrial action is "an opening salvo"
Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison
'Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers'
Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack
Isolating 'puppet master' gang leaders should stem the supply of drugs in prisons
Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses"
Prison officers announce work stoppages for two prisons later this month
Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner
Call for Ombudsman as prison officers subjected to 'malicious' complaints
Maze prisoners badly treated by 'out of control' officers after IRA escape
Prison officer recovering from cancer awarded €80,000 in employment tribunal case
Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"
“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down