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#Youth Detention

# youth-detention - Thursday 7 May, 2020

Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water
# Youth Detention
# Youth Detention

Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water

May 7th 2020, 2:50 PM 27,208 Views 28 Comments

A group of four residents barricaded themselves in the kitchen area of the facility.

# youth-detention - Friday 3 August, 2018

Staff at Oberstown in row with management because they refused to bring detainee for ice cream
# Youth Detention
# Youth Detention

Staff at Oberstown in row with management because they refused to bring detainee for ice cream

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 58,021 Views 0 Comments

An ice cream van visits the campus every Thursday.

# youth-detention - Saturday 23 December, 2017

'Difficult days in youth detention facilities are a fact of life'
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

'Difficult days in youth detention facilities are a fact of life'

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 8,845 Views 10 Comments

However, Pat Bergin told TheJournal.ie that the system is more capable of handling those bad days now.

# youth-detention - Thursday 6 July, 2017

Call for reports into Oberstown youth detention centre to be published
# Katherine Zappone
# Katherine Zappone

Call for reports into Oberstown youth detention centre to be published

Jul 6th 2017, 6:10 AM 5,302 Views 4 Comments

Last August saw a massive fire at the facility after young offenders climbed on the roof to protest.

# youth-detention - Sunday 4 June, 2017

A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?
# Youth Detention
# Youth Detention

A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?

Jun 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,021 Views 16 Comments

And how are we doing it?

# youth-detention - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

One child caught and returned to Oberstown but another is still on the run
# Escape
# Escape

One child caught and returned to Oberstown but another is still on the run

May 31st 2017, 10:19 AM 11,307 Views 19 Comments

Three inmates had escaped on Monday.

# youth-detention - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus
# Oberstown
# Oberstown

Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus

May 30th 2017, 10:06 AM 18,773 Views 19 Comments

Three residents had taken over an office on the campus.

# youth-detention - Monday 29 May, 2017

After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'
# Youth Detention
# Youth Detention

After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'

May 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 8,887 Views 6 Comments

The number of young people being detained in Oberstown has dropped over the past 12 months.

# youth-detention - Thursday 1 September, 2016

Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances
# Ursula Kilkelly
# Ursula Kilkelly

Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances

Sep 1st 2016, 11:16 PM 15,158 Views 31 Comments

The Garda Emergency Response Unit (ERU) was called to the scene to quell Monday’s trouble, which saw a staff member injured.

# youth-detention - Tuesday 26 July, 2016

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre
# Australia's Shame
# Australia's Shame

'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre

Jul 26th 2016, 9:37 AM 22,745 Views 42 Comments

A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.