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#probation service

# probation-service - Monday 17 June, 2019

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

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

# probation-service - Monday 1 October, 2018

Suspended sentence for man who smashed up contents of girlfriend's home

The 23-year-old was found guilty at Dublin Circuit Criminal Court of burglary and criminal damage today.

# probation-service - Monday 3 April, 2017

'When I wasn't taking a beating from my old man, I was taking a beating from my brother'

At a recent launch a young man spoke about growing up with abuse.

# probation-service - Thursday 30 March, 2017

'They made me realise that... I'm not worth nothing': The positive effects of mentoring at-risk youths

A new report found mentoring can significantly reduce the risk of a youth reoffending.

# probation-service - Monday 30 November, 2015

Here's how repeat offenders causing 'havoc' are going to be tackled

Gardaí, the Irish Prison Service, and the Probation Service are joining forces on the initiative.

# probation-service - Monday 6 October, 2014

'Sex offenders can be isolated - sometimes I'm the only person they talk to'

We spoke to a probation officer featured in tonight’s hard-hitting RTÉ documentary.

# probation-service - Thursday 16 August, 2012

Community service use increased by 40 per cent in 2011

Minister Alan Shatter said community service reduces expenditure on prison services and requires offenders to make recompense for their crimes.