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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
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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 15,496 Views 0 Comments

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

Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'
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Girl (15) sentenced to 40 years in mental hospital for stabbing friend to appease fictional 'Slender Man'

Feb 2nd 2018, 7:51 AM 42,597 Views 32 Comments

A judge ordered the sentence yesterday, explaining his decision as “an issue of community protection”.

History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions
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History of St Kevin's: A mental health institution that incarcerated innocent people in filthy conditions

Jul 8th 2017, 9:30 PM 73,156 Views 81 Comments

To explore the history of the imposing landmark, TheJournal.ie has delved into Oireachtas, newspaper and online archives and reports.

Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal
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Aaron McKenna: Waiting 25 hours to be taken to hospital? It’s quite normal

Jan 26th 2013, 7:45 AM 14 Views 16 Comments

Those with mental health problems do not deserve the indignities they suffer – but they have always been the poor relation in our system.

Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention
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Law reform could expedite appeals over mental health detention

Aug 19th 2012, 8:45 AM 5,167 Views 41 Comments

The length of time to appeal being institutionalised may be shortened if changes to the Mental Health Act are introduced. Campaigners say it is not enough to address the issue of “involuntary detention”.