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# prisoner - 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 40,054 Views 28 Comments

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

# prisoner - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Feb 13th 2019, 10:48 PM 27,162 Views 36 Comments

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

# prisoner - Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit
# Death By Misadventure
# Death By Misadventure

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

May 16th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,004 Views 18 Comments

Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.

# prisoner - Monday 2 April, 2018

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,765 Views 7 Comments

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

# prisoner - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 78,602 Views 54 Comments

Have a look inside.

# prisoner - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop

Dec 19th 2017, 8:59 PM 24,236 Views 33 Comments

Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.

# prisoner - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot
# Slopping Out
# Slopping Out

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot

Sep 13th 2017, 12:43 PM 18,177 Views 49 Comments

The High Court ruled that Gary Simpson’s right to privacy was breached.

# prisoner - Friday 28 April, 2017

'A prisoner will say to you: I know where you live, I’ll burn your house down, I’ll get your kids.’
# Life On The Inside
# Life On The Inside

'A prisoner will say to you: I know where you live, I’ll burn your house down, I’ll get your kids.’

Apr 28th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,667 Views 30 Comments

Prison officers outlined the dangers they face in their day-to-day jobs.

# prisoner - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon
# No Extra Time
# No Extra Time

No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon

Mar 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 17,549 Views 40 Comments

The sentence will run alongside his two life terms as required by law meaning Howard will serve no extra time in prison.

# prisoner - Saturday 18 March, 2017

'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears
# Courts
# Courts

'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears

Mar 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,839 Views 0 Comments

He threw a battery which broke glass that then injured her eye, though it was accepted he did not do it to injure her.

# prisoner - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies
# State Papers
# State Papers

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

Dec 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 11,791 Views 6 Comments

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

# prisoner - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'
# Leon Wright
# Leon Wright

'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'

Dec 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,465 Views 109 Comments

‘It is a mark of true sincerity, therefore, for politicians to take up unpopular causes like that of Leon Wright,’ writes author Frankie Gaffney.

# prisoner - Sunday 6 November, 2016

Man who held woman "chained like a dog" confesses to up to 7 killings
# South Carolina
# South Carolina

Man who held woman "chained like a dog" confesses to up to 7 killings

Nov 6th 2016, 9:27 AM 27,940 Views 9 Comments

The man’s confessions may have solved a quadruple murder that baffled police and investigators for 13 years.

# prisoner - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Prisoner facing discipline after breaking out onto roof of Cloverhill prison
# Rooftop Breakout
# Rooftop Breakout

Prisoner facing discipline after breaking out onto roof of Cloverhill prison

Oct 6th 2016, 8:25 PM 9,370 Views 23 Comments

The incident happened this evening at about 5.30pm.

# prisoner - Thursday 29 September, 2016

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
# Abduction
# Abduction

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,493 Views 28 Comments

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

# prisoner - Friday 23 September, 2016

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"
# High Court Challenge
# High Court Challenge

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 14,990 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

# prisoner - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication
# High Court
# High Court

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

Aug 10th 2016, 7:07 PM 19,894 Views 21 Comments

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

# prisoner - Tuesday 21 June, 2016

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner
# Dublin
# Dublin

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner

Jun 21st 2016, 1:32 PM 14,891 Views 45 Comments

The prisoner, a drug abuser, has since died.

# prisoner - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State
# Prison
# Prison

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State

Jun 15th 2016, 4:29 PM 18,563 Views 12 Comments

An inmate who held another hostage in a cell was given a three and a half year sentence today.

# prisoner - Friday 9 October, 2015

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers
# Such A Drag
# Such A Drag

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

Oct 9th 2015, 4:59 PM 10,019 Views 25 Comments

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

# prisoner - Tuesday 29 September, 2015

Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison
# Brain Tumour
# Brain Tumour

Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison

Sep 29th 2015, 5:49 PM 19,971 Views 13 Comments

The prisoner was diagnosed with a brain tumour whilst in prison and died two month after he was released.

# prisoner - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook
# Hand It Over
# Hand It Over

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook

Jul 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,710 Views 26 Comments

He wrote on his Facebook page, “Who else is out today haha”.

# prisoner - Friday 29 May, 2015

This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days
# History Of Violence
# History Of Violence

This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days

May 29th 2015, 4:45 PM 32,608 Views 23 Comments

Police believe there is a possibility he may be in Northern Ireland.

# prisoner - Thursday 28 May, 2015

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns
# Chicago
# Chicago

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns

May 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 38,812 Views 36 Comments

The photo dates from a decade ago, but will do little to ease racial tensions in the US.

# prisoner - Monday 18 May, 2015

Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk
# Protection
# Protection

Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk

May 18th 2015, 6:14 PM 17,445 Views 52 Comments

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice said Gary Douche would not have been killed in 2006 if a formal cell sharing risk assessment system was in place.

# prisoner - Monday 11 May, 2015

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred

May 11th 2015, 9:01 AM 17,072 Views 22 Comments

Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.

# prisoner - Tuesday 5 May, 2015

Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast
# Found
# Found

Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast

May 5th 2015, 7:57 AM 11,525 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old was serving a 17 year sentence in Maghaberry Prison.

# prisoner - Friday 10 April, 2015

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital

Apr 10th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,093 Views 35 Comments

This time the offender in question was in the custody of gardaí, not the prison service.

# prisoner - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

Mar 31st 2015, 3:18 PM 8,727 Views 12 Comments

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

# prisoner - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
# Re-arrest
# Re-arrest

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

Feb 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 151,970 Views 180 Comments

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape
# Derek Brockwell
# Derek Brockwell

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape

Feb 19th 2015, 2:18 PM 6,585 Views 56 Comments

It follows claims that requests for an armed escort to be provided for Derek Brockwell were refused.

# prisoner - Wednesday 17 December, 2014

Gardaí are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a prison van today
# Search Is On
# Search Is On

Gardaí are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a prison van today

Dec 17th 2014, 6:32 PM 34,565 Views 84 Comments

He has been in custody at Portlaoise prison since 2012 and it’s reported that his case was due before the court of appeal tomorrow.

# prisoner - Saturday 15 November, 2014

The 9 at 9: Saturday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nov 15th 2014, 8:58 AM 9,827 Views 12 Comments

Catch up as you wake up.

# prisoner - Thursday 30 October, 2014

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts
# Knit And Stitch
# Knit And Stitch

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts

Oct 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 17,975 Views 37 Comments

The man’s teacher said most students in the prison have little or no art experience and the classes help them to see what they’re capable of.

# prisoner - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
# Suicide
# Suicide

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,244 Views 49 Comments

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

# prisoner - Wednesday 22 October, 2014

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son
# No Answers
# No Answers

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:35 AM 7,965 Views 5 Comments

Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.

# prisoner - Wednesday 25 June, 2014

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison
# Special Delivery
# Special Delivery

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison

Jun 25th 2014, 10:40 PM 35,286 Views 63 Comments

One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.

# prisoner - Friday 20 June, 2014

Ridiculously good-looking criminal's mugshot goes viral after police Facebook post
# Model Mug
From The Daily Edge
# Model Mug

Ridiculously good-looking criminal's mugshot goes viral after police Facebook post

Jun 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 67,318 Views 64 Comments

He’s ‘too sexy’ for jail, so they say.

# prisoner - Friday 13 June, 2014

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas
# Controversy
# Controversy

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas

Jun 13th 2014, 9:11 AM 8,055 Views 50 Comments

It comes as new letters emerge, suggesting he was in a troubled state of mind before and during his deployment with the military.

# prisoner - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Prisoner can't resist selfie with marijuana plant he snuck into prison...
# Green Fingers
From The Daily Edge
# Green Fingers

Prisoner can't resist selfie with marijuana plant he snuck into prison...

Jan 25th 2014, 2:30 PM 3,291 Views 0 Comments

… despite the fact that it resulted in it getting taken away.

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