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Additional measures in place at Midlands Prison after six staff test positive
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Additional measures in place at Midlands Prison after six staff test positive

Nov 2nd 2020, 7:10 PM 24,039 Views 3 Comments

Widespread testing has been carried out across the campus.

Visiting restrictions relaxed further for prisoners - except at Portlaoise and Midlands prisons
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Visiting restrictions relaxed further for prisoners - except at Portlaoise and Midlands prisons

Aug 17th 2020, 3:46 PM 11,554 Views 5 Comments

Limits on visiting were introduced at the start of the Covid-19 crisis.

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison
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Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Mar 12th 2019, 6:51 PM 12,953 Views 3 Comments

Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.

Prison service defends luxuries in new violence reduction unit for country's most dangerous inmates
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Prison service defends luxuries in new violence reduction unit for country's most dangerous inmates

Nov 10th 2018, 8:30 AM 22,390 Views 77 Comments

‘If they don’t experience some normality in prison how are they going to behave normally outside?’

Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison
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Gardaí investigating alleged rape of inmate in Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2018, 12:04 PM 61,566 Views 81 Comments

The man has given a statement to gardaí.

Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year
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Riot squads were used at least once a day in Portlaoise Prison last year

Jul 14th 2017, 6:07 AM 11,252 Views 18 Comments

A team typically would be made up of five or six wearing riot gear including a helmet and shield.

Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner
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Treatment of sick inmates in focus after death by heart attack of 65-year-old prisoner

Jul 23rd 2016, 7:15 AM 16,210 Views 50 Comments

Criticisms are contained in a report into the death of a 65-year-old man at the prison last year.

Prison officers to undergo tests after being bitten by convicted 'HIV positive' rapist
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Prison officers to undergo tests after being bitten by convicted 'HIV positive' rapist

May 4th 2016, 1:32 PM 25,473 Views 101 Comments

The matter is the subject of a Garda investigation.

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Non-smoking prisoners should be kept apart from smokers, report into death of inmate says

Nov 9th 2015, 4:46 PM 13,699 Views 0 Comments

The report said the cause of the man’s death was most likely a cardiac arrest induced from blunt force trauma to the head and body.

Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell
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Prisoner found dead in Midlands Prison cell

May 9th 2015, 11:03 AM 24,228 Views 47 Comments

It’s the second death of a prisoner in 24 hours.

Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison
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Two prison officers injured at Midlands Prison

Mar 8th 2015, 7:55 PM 33,922 Views 49 Comments

One officer needs 14 stitches.

'From scumbag to student': The power of prison education
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'From scumbag to student': The power of prison education

May 25th 2014, 8:00 AM 18,228 Views 54 Comments

A former prisoner, who went from drug dealer to master’s student, has called for more funding for education in prisons. He admitted it will be “a hard sell”.

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
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Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,088 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011
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Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011

Jul 25th 2012, 8:28 AM 3,072 Views 24 Comments

Figures released by Minister for Justice Alan Shatter show more than €80,000 was spent by Irish prisons on footballs over the last two years.

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons
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Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons

Feb 10th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,084 Views 0 Comments

The report from a Council of Europe committee heavily criticises conditions in some of the country’s major prisons.