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Two men seriously injured after being attacked on grounds of Wheatfield Prison
The incident happened at around 3pm today.
Search launched after prisoner escapes from Dublin courthouse
The man escaped from the Cloverhill court in Clondalkin, west Dublin this morning.
Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit
Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.
Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch
One of the key Dublin lieutenants has not been seen since last week.
Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch takes legal case against Wheatfield Prison
32-year-old Derek ‘Del Boy’ Hutch has been incarcerated at Wheatfield since 2011.
Newspaper apologises for suggesting daughter who was raped by her father participated in his crimes
The Sligo Weekender newspaper apologised for reporting that Ronnie Dunbar had suggested his daughter had aided him in his crimes.
Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'
Leon Wright, who has 84 previous convictions, was today cleared of assaulting a prison officer.
Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place
Ahead of the election spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.
"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer
Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.
Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison
It was confirmed yesterday that the former minister will not have to go back to jail for six days to serve out the remainder of his sentence.
Court approves solitary confinement for the killer of Melanie McCarthy-McNamara
Daniel McDonnell has been placed in 23-hour lock-up for his own safety.
Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell
This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.
Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'
Two of the men have been on hunger strike since Friday and said they will begin refusing liquids from today.
Conjugal visits for Irish prisoners 'should be considered'
“Sex is a natural thing,” says Wheatfield Prison governor Colm Bartley
Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison
One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.
Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar
Prisoner Cell Block HOT!
Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield
After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.
Prison life: ‘Christmas was just like any other day – a fry-up and that’s it’
A new documentary, to be shown tonight, gained unprecedented access to two of Ireland’s prisons over an entire year.
Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.