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#Mountjoy Prison

From TheJournal.ie Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year Courts

Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year

The victim perceived the attack as homophobic in nature. He needed 11 stitches to a cut above his right eye.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison Airsoft

Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison

The man has since been released without charge.

From TheJournal.ie Love/Hate actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle dies after being moved from Mountjoy to Mater Hospital Dano Doyle

Love/Hate actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle dies after being moved from Mountjoy to Mater Hospital

The cause of death has not been confirmed.

From TheJournal.ie Two men rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in Mountjoy Prison Mountjoy Prison

Two men rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in Mountjoy Prison

The men were discovered overnight.

From TheJournal.ie Gareth Hutch murder accused who went on hunger strike after prison transfer now takes court case Feud

Gareth Hutch murder accused who went on hunger strike after prison transfer now takes court case

Jonathan Keogh says he was not given any reason for his transfer from Mountjoy Prison to Portlaoise.

From TheJournal.ie Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’ Mistaken Identity
From TheJournal.ie This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like Locked Up

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Have a look inside.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection Mountjoy Prison

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

120 inmates were put under a protection regime in October 2016.

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

From TheJournal.ie No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot Slopping Out

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot

The High Court ruled that Gary Simpson’s right to privacy was breached.

From TheJournal.ie ‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy Mountjoy Prison

‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy

The family believe that immigration officials thought the woman had travelled to Ireland to work.

From TheJournal.ie Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin Mountjoy Prison

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin

When the island ceased to be a prison in June 1883 the chalice was taken to Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of killing Gareth Hutch stabbed in Mountjoy Assault

Man accused of killing Gareth Hutch stabbed in Mountjoy

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term Mountjoy Prison

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term

A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”

From TheJournal.ie Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison Drugs

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer Leon Wright

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer Exclusive

Concern has been expressed about treatment of the 28-year-old by prison staff.

From TheJournal.ie Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo Jailed

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo

She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.

From TheJournal.ie Jailed Limerick killer Gary Campion makes swift recovery after suspected drugs overdose Touch And Go

Jailed Limerick killer Gary Campion makes swift recovery after suspected drugs overdose

Campion is returning to his Mountjoy cell.

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim Courts

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim

Jonathan Grimes claimed he was beaten repeatedly with batons in October 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Footage shows brutal attack on inmate in Mountjoy Prison Assault

Footage shows brutal attack on inmate in Mountjoy Prison

The footage features in tonight’s episode of ‘The Joy’.

From TheJournal.ie Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison TheJoy

Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison

“Prison is a dangerous spot, if you’re weak you won’t last.”

From TheJournal.ie Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison Attack

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

From TheJournal.ie Peter Coonan found Love/Hate rape 'hard to watch, but the scene made sense' Fran

Peter Coonan found Love/Hate rape 'hard to watch, but the scene made sense'

He also had no idea Nidge had been shot, until he watched the episode on Sunday night.

From TheJournal.ie Hooch, mobile phones and 421 tablets all found in cell search in Mountjoy Contraband

Hooch, mobile phones and 421 tablets all found in cell search in Mountjoy

The search was carried out early yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report Prisons

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

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

From TheJournal.ie New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison New Job

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell Mountjoy

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable Gary Douch

Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable

If it is possible for there to be any positive legacy to this tragedy, it would be tangible improvements in the prison system at the highest level.

From TheJournal.ie Death of Gary Douch, killed in Mountjoy, was "avoidable and should not have happened" Gary Douch

Death of Gary Douch, killed in Mountjoy, was "avoidable and should not have happened"

A report into Douch’s death was published today and outlined systemic failures in the management of the man who killed him.

From TheJournal.ie Prison Service to apologise for recording over 2,800 phonecalls Prisons

Prison Service to apologise for recording over 2,800 phonecalls

The Prison Service believes that another 1,000 calls relate to prisoners who are no longer in custody.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake' Anglo Irish Bank

Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'

The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.

From TheJournal.ie Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there Sean Quinn

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years Prison Phones

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr visits his father after first night in Mountjoy Quinns

PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr visits his father after first night in Mountjoy

Seán Quinn has spent the first night of his nine-week sentence for contempt of court in Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie 'Lying Eyes' Sharon Collins released from prison Lying Eyes

'Lying Eyes' Sharon Collins released from prison

She has served just less than four years of her six year sentence.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system? Education This post contains videos

Open thread: What changes would you make to the education system?

As doc sets to explore how “one size fits all” education system is failing some young people, we want to know how you would improve school years…

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Thousands gather for Quinn rally in Cavan Quinn Rally This post contains images

In pictures: Thousands gather for Quinn rally in Cavan

Tyrone football manager Mickey Harte was among the thousands who attended a rally for the troubled Quinn family in Cavan last night.

From TheJournal.ie Local GAA club stands by Quinn family Where's Peter?

Local GAA club stands by Quinn family

Meanwhile, the search for Peter Darragh continues.

From TheJournal.ie Over €750,000 spent on prison sports equipment in 2010, 2011 Balls

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

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.

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