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Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
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Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:21 PM 35,982 Views 70 Comments

Freshly released reports also found that prisoners are not being provided with sufficient meaningful human contact.

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
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Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,799 Views 43 Comments

The details of the incident are contained in the Office of Inspector of Prisons 2018 annual report.

Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died
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Prisoner was not checked for over two hours on night he died

Sep 19th 2017, 3:59 PM 23,985 Views 22 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons has said the people who failed in their duties in the man’s care should be held to account.

Tánaiste leads tributes following death of Judge Michael Reilly
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Tánaiste leads tributes following death of Judge Michael Reilly

Nov 26th 2016, 4:08 PM 17,094 Views 6 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons died earlier today.

Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons
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Some officers 'turning a blind eye' to growth of criminal gangs in prisons

Nov 3rd 2015, 6:59 PM 15,026 Views 58 Comments

The Irish Prison Service is being blamed for the growth of criminal gangs in Irish jails.

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
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Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,358 Views 49 Comments

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses"
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Prison officers say they're told to "cover their arses"

Oct 9th 2014, 3:37 PM 18,152 Views 31 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons has criticised the lack of accountability among prison officers.

Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report
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Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report

Sep 14th 2014, 6:30 PM 14,022 Views 34 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons had said prisoners in the unit were inactive and the unit was ‘dirty’during his visits.

Family asks why media knew about tinfoil found in dead prisoner's cell before they did
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Family asks why media knew about tinfoil found in dead prisoner's cell before they did

Sep 4th 2014, 6:40 AM 22,440 Views 37 Comments

The man was serving a 16-year sentence for drug possession when he was found dead in Mountjoy last August.

Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre
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Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:19 PM 10,747 Views 65 Comments

The report by Inspector of Prisons Judge Michael Reilly found that the centre has consistently operated above its capacity.

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation
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Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

Oct 16th 2012, 9:59 PM 16,761 Views 131 Comments

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution
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'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution

May 22nd 2012, 5:51 PM 5,803 Views 10 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons is undertaking a “far reaching” inquiry into the institution, where 16 and 17-year-olds are held.

Every prisoner death to come under independent investigation
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Every prisoner death to come under independent investigation

Apr 20th 2012, 9:31 AM 1,433 Views 5 Comments

The inspector of prisons will investigate the death of every person in the custody of the Irish Prison Service.

Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'
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Inspector's report finds Limerick Prison 'has made progress'

Mar 12th 2012, 7:09 PM 1,787 Views 3 Comments

A report by the Inspector of Prisons earlier this year had found that Limerick Prison was not fit for purpose and needed a ‘regime change’.

Parts of Limerick Prison 'not fit for purpose' - report
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Parts of Limerick Prison 'not fit for purpose' - report

Jan 17th 2012, 5:54 PM 2,971 Views 96 Comments

The Minister for Justice has expressed “shock” at a report on conditions at Limerick Prison, which highlights issues of overcrowding, cleanliness and hygiene, staffing, physical conditions and repairs.

Prisons' Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths
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Prisons' Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths

May 30th 2011, 7:22 PM 531 Views 0 Comments

Judge Michael Reilly says that investigations into the deaths of prisoners do not meet the standards of international best practice and lack consistency across the country’s 14 prisons.