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#Youth Detention

# youth-detention - Thursday 7 May, 2020

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

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

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'

However, Pat Bergin told 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

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

# youth-detention - Sunday 4 June, 2017

# youth-detention - Wednesday 31 May, 2017

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

Three inmates had escaped on Monday.

# youth-detention - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus

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'

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

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

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