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More than 1,200 new homes to be developed at site of Central Mental Hospital
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More than 1,200 new homes to be developed at site of Central Mental Hospital

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:51 PM 33,553 Views 39 Comments

A planning application is to be submitted by the middle of 2021, with construction to begin in 2022

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer
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Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer

Oct 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,298 Views 18 Comments

There are also currently 614 prisoners on a waiting list for an intervention from prison psychology services.

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears
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Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

Oct 24th 2019, 4:26 PM 15,497 Views 0 Comments

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner
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Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

May 31st 2019, 4:57 PM 17,511 Views 3 Comments

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital
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Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

May 21st 2019, 7:04 PM 20,495 Views 0 Comments

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital
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Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital

Dec 20th 2018, 7:40 PM 27,163 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Berkley (25) of Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, was jailed for 14 years for abducted and repeatedly raping a woman.

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds
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More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds

Oct 27th 2018, 4:22 PM 12,628 Views 51 Comments

A new report by the Irish Penal Reform Trust has raised concerns over Ireland’s increasing prison population.

Potential retrial for woman accused of slicing a woman's throat after jury fails to reach verdict
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Potential retrial for woman accused of slicing a woman's throat after jury fails to reach verdict

Updated Oct 24th 2018, 10:10 PM 20,642 Views 0 Comments

The case was put back to November for a possible retrial.

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital
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Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

May 26th 2018, 8:40 AM 18,486 Views 15 Comments

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital
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Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital

May 9th 2018, 1:14 PM 22,487 Views 19 Comments

During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.

Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital
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Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital

Jan 13th 2017, 2:49 PM 16,357 Views 0 Comments

The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.

Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity
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Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity

Dec 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 12,196 Views 1 Comment

32-year-old Fionn Braidwood stabbed his mother to death at the family home in Dublin in January 2015.

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient
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"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient

Nov 14th 2016, 4:52 PM 16,181 Views 8 Comments

The woman’s son said he accepts the patient has a mental illness but said he will “never forgive him for what he did to my mother”.

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital
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Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Jun 27th 2016, 4:46 PM 27,647 Views 25 Comments

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital
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Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital

Feb 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 15,635 Views 7 Comments

Dragos Nica stabbed Michael Gannon while he babysat his grandchildren.

The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down
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The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down

Jun 3rd 2015, 4:43 PM 28,913 Views 43 Comments

Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.

Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions
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Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions

Nov 7th 2012, 8:54 AM 4,515 Views 24 Comments

Depressive disorders accounted for almost one in three admissions, as unskilled workers remain the most likely group to be admitted.

"It's been hell": John Gallagher's brother speaks about 1988 double killings
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"It's been hell": John Gallagher's brother speaks about 1988 double killings

May 30th 2012, 10:00 PM 8,348 Views 7 Comments

Gallagher recently turned himself in after absconding from the Central Mental Hospital 12 years ago.

Double killer hands himself in after 12 years on the run
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Double killer hands himself in after 12 years on the run

May 23rd 2012, 7:50 AM 6,583 Views 35 Comments

John Gallagher had been found guilty of the murder of a mother and daughter on the grounds of Sligo General Hospital. He had been living in Strabane in Tyrone.

Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin
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Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin

Feb 23rd 2012, 4:36 PM 7,885 Views 24 Comments

A report into conditions at the Central Mental Hospital last year described it as “unsuitable”.

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved
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Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved

Nov 10th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,804 Views 16 Comments

The government’s capital expenditure announcements also included the news that the linking of the Luas lines will go ahead.

Report criticises Central Mental Hospital building as 'unsuitable'
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Report criticises Central Mental Hospital building as 'unsuitable'

Mar 11th 2011, 6:10 PM 1,438 Views 0 Comments

A number of reports about psychiatric hospitals across the country have been released by the Mental Health Commission today.