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# Prison Service

This year
Government increases retirement age in military, gardaí and prison service to ease staffing crisis
The announcement also includes an increase in military recruitment age from 26 to 39 years old.
Last year
Multiple prison staff investigated for allegedly using company fuel cards to top up their own cars
All time
Gardaí advised to stay away from Mountjoy Prison due to active Covid-19 outbreak
Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19
'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill
'Mind-boggling': Department can't say whether payments to firm were for surveillance of prison staff
'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'
Charlie Flanagan TD
'Things are not getting better': Prison officers say they're attacked a lot more than official stats say
Over 7,000 Irish prisoners got out on early release this year
'We come together in the most distressing situations': Hundreds to take part in emergency services parade
Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State
Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled
Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons
Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs
Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell
Prisoner stabbed in head with 'sharpened spoon' in serious condition
'No special honours' for soldiers, prison staff, gardaí who served during The Troubles
Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison
Inmates found dead at two Irish prisons over Christmas period
Both sides 'disappointed' as officers picket outside Cloverhill prison
New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison
From GSOC to asylum seekers, what are Ireland's human rights failings?
Call for Ombudsman as prison officers subjected to 'malicious' complaints
Death of Gary Douch, killed in Mountjoy, was "avoidable and should not have happened"
Conversations between 84 prisoners and their solicitors were ‘inadvertently recorded’
Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes
Human rights training course launched for prison staff
Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar
Prison officer recovering from cancer awarded €80,000 in employment tribunal case
“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down
Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital
Dublin gardaí plan work-to-rule for next week
Report asks for more supports for children with parents in prison
Hillary Clinton calls killing of David Black "outrageous and cowardly act"
Column: Politicians have no place in deciding who gets freed from prison
Liam Herrick
Double killer Malcolm MacArthur released after 30 years
'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution
Israeli court rejects hunger-strikers' appeal
Dramatic 45 per cent increase in numbers sent to prison