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# prison - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,929 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

# prison - Monday 15 February, 2021

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison

Feb 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 67,509 Views 0 Comments

Drumm was released from Loughan House this morning.

# prison - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
# Courts
# Courts

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,506 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

# prison - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report
# Report
# Report

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report

Jan 26th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,345 Views 13 Comments

Measures were introduced in Irish prisons last year to prevent the spread of the virus.

# prison - Saturday 16 January, 2021

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,794 Views 20 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

# prison - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,353 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

# prison - Saturday 10 October, 2020

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years

Oct 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 27,486 Views 28 Comments

The figures to 1 October this year are down on the 15 deaths that occurred in Irish prisons last year.

# prison - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,569 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# prison - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system
# Prison
# Prison

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system

Aug 22nd 2020, 3:58 PM 40,076 Views 28 Comments

It is understood the woman has been in quarantine since her incarceration.

# prison - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,616 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

# prison - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons
# Infection Control
# Infection Control

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons

Jun 10th 2020, 5:29 PM 17,109 Views 24 Comments

Even with the movement of staff in and out of prisons and some 700 new committals there have been no confirmed cases among inmates.

# prison - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
# Lima
# Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,048 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

# prison - Sunday 19 April, 2020

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again
# Iran
# Iran

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,397 Views 14 Comments

The British-Iranian mother has been temporarily freed from Evin Prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,625 Views 25 Comments

The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

# prison - Monday 16 March, 2020

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'
# Prison
# Prison

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'

Mar 16th 2020, 10:46 AM 30,713 Views 37 Comments

Alcohol-based sanitiser was banned after prisoners drank a concoction of handwash and prescription drugs in 2014.

# prison - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy
# Dublin
# Dublin

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy

Dec 24th 2019, 11:12 AM 24,514 Views 39 Comments

Mountjoy senior management have commenced an investigation into the incident.

# prison - Monday 16 December, 2019

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,726 Views 43 Comments

The details of the incident are contained in the Office of Inspector of Prisons 2018 annual report.

# prison - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison

Nov 24th 2019, 11:20 AM 20,612 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# prison - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:27 AM 40,244 Views 17 Comments

A Garda investigation has been launched.

# prison - Monday 14 October, 2019

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison
# Richard Huckle
# Richard Huckle

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,800 Views 62 Comments

Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children.

# prison - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'
# A Rugby Life
From The42
# A Rugby Life

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'

Oct 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 41,353 Views 12 Comments

Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.

# prison - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
# Prison
# Prison

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 25,826 Views 52 Comments

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

# prison - Saturday 31 August, 2019

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

Aug 31st 2019, 12:45 PM 30,667 Views 0 Comments

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

# prison - Friday 30 August, 2019

Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England
# Maria Miller
# Maria Miller

Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England

Aug 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 57,079 Views 28 Comments

The victim, now aged 74, has learning difficulties.

# prison - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide
# Epstein
# Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Aug 20th 2019, 7:25 AM 37,408 Views 26 Comments

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

# prison - Friday 16 August, 2019

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison
# Released
# Released

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2019, 11:57 AM 62,606 Views 121 Comments

The former sports journalist was jailed for the sexual exploitation and defilement of a child.

# prison - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death
# New York
# New York

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

Aug 13th 2019, 8:36 PM 31,167 Views 9 Comments

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

# prison - Tuesday 6 August, 2019

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell
# Clauvino Da Silva
# Clauvino Da Silva

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Aug 6th 2019, 8:23 PM 71,095 Views 23 Comments

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

# prison - Monday 29 July, 2019

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'
# Opposition Leader
# Opposition Leader

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 10:10 PM 28,227 Views 66 Comments

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

# prison - 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 15,453 Views 10 Comments

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

# prison - Wednesday 17 July, 2019

Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
# Joaquin Guzman
# Joaquin Guzman

Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

Jul 17th 2019, 4:23 PM 20,124 Views 25 Comments

Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February.

# prison - Monday 17 June, 2019

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year
# Probation Service
# Probation Service

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

Jun 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,629 Views 11 Comments

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

# prison - Saturday 25 May, 2019

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents
# Wisconsin
# Wisconsin

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

May 25th 2019, 10:27 AM 15,898 Views 31 Comments

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

# prison - Friday 10 May, 2019

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison
# Freed
# Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

May 10th 2019, 11:41 AM 33,988 Views 47 Comments

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

# prison - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone
# Prison
# Prison

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone

May 2nd 2019, 5:39 PM 22,471 Views 41 Comments

The POA said prison officers are dealing with assaults on a daily basis.

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
# Criminal
# Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,177 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# prison - Friday 29 March, 2019

Escaped murderer extradited from Republic to Northern Ireland
# Paul Johnston
# Paul Johnston

Escaped murderer extradited from Republic to Northern Ireland

Mar 29th 2019, 3:14 PM 11,305 Views 0 Comments

Paul Johnston was serving a life sentence when he absconded from prison in 2017.

# prison - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison
# Fire
# Fire

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Mar 12th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,945 Views 3 Comments

Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.

# prison - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack
# Michael Chiolo
# Michael Chiolo

'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack

Mar 6th 2019, 7:49 AM 12,185 Views 2 Comments

The raid also left prisoner Michael Chiolo’s visiting partner fatally wounded.

# prison - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law
# Prison Education
# Prison Education

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law

Feb 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 15,790 Views 28 Comments

“It is not just someone banging on about the law for an hour, there are lesson plans in place.”

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