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# wheatfield - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law
# Prison Education
# Prison Education

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law

Feb 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 15,802 Views 28 Comments

“It is not just someone banging on about the law for an hour, there are lesson plans in place.”

# wheatfield - Thursday 21 June, 2018

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison
# David Drumm
# David Drumm

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Jun 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 30,234 Views 50 Comments

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

# wheatfield - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit
# Wheatfield
# Wheatfield

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

May 15th 2018, 6:23 PM 49,858 Views 0 Comments

The package was not recovered.

# wheatfield - Monday 25 September, 2017

Pest controllers called to deal with large-scale rat infestation in Wheatfield Prison
# Enclave Of Rats
# Enclave Of Rats

Pest controllers called to deal with large-scale rat infestation in Wheatfield Prison

Sep 25th 2017, 7:47 AM 15,539 Views 22 Comments

Rodents were reported in the kitchens, a medical unit, and at a workshop at the prison.

# wheatfield - Friday 26 February, 2016

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?
# Disenfranchised
# Disenfranchised

Prisoners can vote - so why don't they?

Feb 26th 2016, 6:10 AM 17,310 Views 45 Comments

The voting ban in British prisons has been a source of controversy, but here, just one in five who register decide to fill in their ballot papers.

# wheatfield - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Cloverhill riot: Prisoners injured, two climb onto roof
# Injured Inmates
# Injured Inmates

Cloverhill riot: Prisoners injured, two climb onto roof

Jul 29th 2015, 10:51 PM 39,687 Views 89 Comments

Officers in riot gear were sent to deal with the protest, after attempts to resolve it via negotiation failed.

# wheatfield - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Prisoner stabbed in head with 'sharpened spoon' in serious condition
# Wheatfield
# Wheatfield

Prisoner stabbed in head with 'sharpened spoon' in serious condition

Apr 30th 2015, 3:58 PM 21,947 Views 44 Comments

The prisoner lost a huge amount of blood in the attack.

# wheatfield - Monday 18 August, 2014

Over 90% of the beds in Irish prisons are taken
# Overcrowded
# Overcrowded

Over 90% of the beds in Irish prisons are taken

Aug 18th 2014, 7:19 PM 7,758 Views 37 Comments

Annual reports from five prison visiting committees were published today.

# wheatfield - Saturday 7 September, 2013

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed
# Not The News
# Not The News

What John Waters did during his time in prison: The week's news skewed

Sep 7th 2013, 10:30 AM 12,504 Views 28 Comments

Breaking via The Mire wire: Sean O’Rourke and Pat Kenny to wrestle, homeowner professes their love for Permanent TSB, and bankers mistreat their politicians.

# wheatfield - Tuesday 3 September, 2013

John Waters imprisoned for non-payment of parking fines
# John Waters
# John Waters

John Waters imprisoned for non-payment of parking fines

Sep 3rd 2013, 10:58 PM 42,281 Views 191 Comments

The journalist spent two hours in Wheatfield today but has now been released.

# wheatfield - Sunday 7 July, 2013

"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison

Jul 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 12,941 Views 90 Comments

A senior prison officer has warned that rival gangs will battle for dominance when the young offenders are moved to an adult prison.

# wheatfield - Thursday 4 July, 2013

Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"
# Young Offenders
# Young Offenders

Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"

Jul 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,271 Views 22 Comments

A prison officer in St Patrick’s says all the current problems in St Patrick’s Institution will just be recreated when the inmates move to Wheatfield Prison.

# wheatfield - Thursday 21 July, 2011

Two charged over explosives and ammunition find
# Explosives
# Explosives

Two charged over explosives and ammunition find

Jul 21st 2011, 9:57 AM 298 Views 0 Comments

Gardaí probing organised crime discovered an improvised explosive device on Monday night.