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# prison phones

Last year
Cell phones: €1.1m spent installing telephones in every cell at four prisons
Inmates in Mountjoy and Arbour Hill will have to wait until 2023 before telephones are installed in their cells.
All time
Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.