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# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 5 February, 2020

Two men seriously injured after being attacked on grounds of Wheatfield Prison
# Serious Injuries
# Serious Injuries

Two men seriously injured after being attacked on grounds of Wheatfield Prison

Feb 5th 2020, 5:19 PM 28,684 Views 11 Comments

The incident happened at around 3pm today.

# wheatfield-prison - Friday 9 November, 2018

Search launched after prisoner escapes from Dublin courthouse
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Search launched after prisoner escapes from Dublin courthouse

Nov 9th 2018, 7:52 PM 29,777 Views 28 Comments

The man escaped from the Cloverhill court in Clondalkin, west Dublin this morning.

# wheatfield-prison - 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 18,054 Views 18 Comments

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

# wheatfield-prison - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch
# Gang Feud
# Gang Feud

Senior Kinahan gang member flees after murder of Derek Coakley Hutch

Jan 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 46,297 Views 43 Comments

One of the key Dublin lieutenants has not been seen since last week.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch takes legal case against Wheatfield Prison
# High Court
# High Court

Nephew of Gerry 'The Monk' Hutch takes legal case against Wheatfield Prison

Nov 15th 2017, 6:07 AM 20,771 Views 0 Comments

32-year-old Derek ‘Del Boy’ Hutch has been incarcerated at Wheatfield since 2011.

# wheatfield-prison - Friday 11 November, 2016

Newspaper apologises for suggesting daughter who was raped by her father participated in his crimes
# High Court
# High Court

Newspaper apologises for suggesting daughter who was raped by her father participated in his crimes

Nov 11th 2016, 5:05 PM 27,066 Views 0 Comments

The Sligo Weekender newspaper apologised for reporting that Ronnie Dunbar had suggested his daughter had aided him in his crimes.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'
# Leon Wright
# Leon Wright

Wallace and Daly back violent prisoner whose 'human rights were breached'

Oct 19th 2016, 8:23 PM 36,166 Views 134 Comments

Leon Wright, who has 84 previous convictions, was today cleared of assaulting a prison officer.

# wheatfield-prison - Thursday 25 February, 2016

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place
# Disenfranchised
# Disenfranchised

Here's what these teens would change to make Ireland a better place

Feb 25th 2016, 8:00 PM 18,301 Views 38 Comments

Ahead of the election TheJournal.ie spoke to six Irish teenagers about what they want for the country over the next four years.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 23 February, 2016

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer
# Courts
# Courts

"Notorious" murderer will not receive further jail time for threat to 'rip the head off' a prison officer

Feb 23rd 2016, 4:45 PM 12,416 Views 18 Comments

Jeffrey Dumbrell (35) is currently serving a life sentence at Wheatfield Prison in Dublin. His previous convictions include murder, assault, and larceny.

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 2 September, 2015

Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison
# Freedom
# Freedom

Ex-junior minister Ivor Callely will not have to go back to prison

Sep 2nd 2015, 7:30 AM 16,183 Views 72 Comments

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.

# wheatfield-prison - Friday 31 July, 2015

Court approves solitary confinement for the killer of Melanie McCarthy-McNamara
# Murder
# Murder

Court approves solitary confinement for the killer of Melanie McCarthy-McNamara

Jul 31st 2015, 10:43 PM 37,773 Views 20 Comments

Daniel McDonnell has been placed in 23-hour lock-up for his own safety.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 19 May, 2015

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell
# Violence
# Violence

Nurse punched in face by prisoner Jeffrey Dumbrell

May 19th 2015, 11:57 AM 27,920 Views 68 Comments

This latest assault comes after a spate of violent attacks in prisons in recent weeks.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 23 February, 2015

Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'
# Wheatfield Prison
# Wheatfield Prison

Prison service says water charge protesters are not 'on complete lock down'

Feb 23rd 2015, 9:06 AM 16,562 Views 181 Comments

Two of the men have been on hunger strike since Friday and said they will begin refusing liquids from today.

# wheatfield-prison - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Conjugal visits for Irish prisoners 'should be considered'
# Sex Cells
# Sex Cells

Conjugal visits for Irish prisoners 'should be considered'

Dec 23rd 2014, 2:06 PM 17,828 Views 77 Comments

“Sex is a natural thing,” says Wheatfield Prison governor Colm Bartley

# wheatfield-prison - 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 35,316 Views 63 Comments

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

# wheatfield-prison - Wednesday 16 October, 2013

Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar
# Officer Naughty
From The Daily Edge
# Officer Naughty

Sneak peek at the raunchy Irish Prison Service 2014 Calendar

Oct 16th 2013, 9:04 AM 29,172 Views 117 Comments

Prisoner Cell Block HOT!

# wheatfield-prison - Saturday 6 July, 2013

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield

Jul 6th 2013, 4:05 PM 9,082 Views 72 Comments

After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 18 February, 2013

Prison life: ‘Christmas was just like any other day – a fry-up and that’s it’
# Life On The Inside
# Life On The Inside

Prison life: ‘Christmas was just like any other day – a fry-up and that’s it’

Feb 18th 2013, 6:30 AM 251,305 Views 43 Comments

A new documentary, to be shown tonight, gained unprecedented access to two of Ireland’s prisons over an entire year.

# wheatfield-prison - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
# Prison Phones
# Prison Phones

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,105 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.