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Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan

It’s understood the prisoner is incarcerated on weapons and drug-related charges.

Loughan House
Loughan House
Image: Irish Prison Service

A PRISONER HAS absconded from an open, low-security prison in Co Cavan. 

It’s understood the prisoner is incarcerated on weapons and drug-related charges.

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) said in a statement it “can confirm a prisoner absconded from Loughan House on the 04 October 2021″.

Gardaí in Cavan are currently assisting the IPS in tracing the whereabouts of the prisoner who is at large since yesterday. 

- Additional reporting Adam Daly

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