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#Mountjoy

From TheJournal.ie Appeal launched to help find 64-year-old man missing from Dublin since Wednesday Dublin 7

Appeal launched to help find 64-year-old man missing from Dublin since Wednesday

William Cahill was last seen on the North Circular Road in Dublin 7.

From TheJournal.ie Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin Courts

Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin

Heroin and cannabis worth around €22,000 was seized during a search last week.

From TheJournal.ie 'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone Prison

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone

The POA said prison officers are dealing with assaults on a daily basis.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy Opinion

Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy

Ex prisoners took to the stage to deliver talks to an audience of prisoners, senior policymakers, politicians, activists, education-providers, and employers, writes Nikki Gallagher.

From TheJournal.ie Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds Allegations

Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds

The allegations are contained in the just published annual report by the Visiting Committee for 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law Prison Education

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law

“It is not just someone banging on about the law for an hour, there are lesson plans in place.”

From TheJournal.ie Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years Mountjoy

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra Dublin

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

From TheJournal.ie 'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare Prisoners

'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare

The posters use archive photographs and historical information about Irish prisons.

From TheJournal.ie Delivery driver arrested at Mountjoy Prison after phones, sims, tablets and steroids found in van Search

Delivery driver arrested at Mountjoy Prison after phones, sims, tablets and steroids found in van

A chief officer became suspicious and a search of the van was carried out.

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison David Drumm

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

From TheJournal.ie Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside Clonliffe Road This post contains videos

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

From TheJournal.ie Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin Mountjoy

Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin

As a garda car was responding to the call they observed a man close by and arrested him.

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 'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side' Inside Mountjoy

'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side'

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

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 'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable' Inside Mountjoy

'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable'

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Life as a prison officer in Mountjoy: 'When something is about to happen, you just feel it in the air' Inside Mountjoy

Life as a prison officer in Mountjoy: 'When something is about to happen, you just feel it in the air'

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers Diversity

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers

TheJournal.ie was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

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 Mountjoy Prison put on lockdown after drugs thrown into exercise yard Mountjoy

Mountjoy Prison put on lockdown after drugs thrown into exercise yard

The incident happened at around 11am yesterday morning.

From TheJournal.ie The Dóchas female prison experienced the highest number of assaults by convicts on officers last year Prison Officers

The Dóchas female prison experienced the highest number of assaults by convicts on officers last year

Prison Officer Association’s president Stephen Delaney said that the Dochas centre “is a very challenging environment” for his members.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked The Full Monty

Convicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers Behind Bars

Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers

There were 77,000 fewer men aged in their 20s in Ireland in 2016 compared to 2006.

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 Large drop in number of people being jailed for non-payment of fines A Fine Thing

Large drop in number of people being jailed for non-payment of fines

New legislation enacted last year is being heralded as the reason for the reduction in committals.

From TheJournal.ie Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats Protection

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

From TheJournal.ie Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year Jailhouse Dosh

Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year

The Irish Prison Service has paid out over €27 million in pocket money to prisoners since 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies State Papers

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

From TheJournal.ie 'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners' Leon Wright

'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'

‘It is a mark of true sincerity, therefore, for politicians to take up unpopular causes like that of Leon Wright,’ writes author Frankie Gaffney.

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 The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs Protective Custody

Man claims prisoners threatened to break his brother's legs if he didn't smuggle drugs

The finding was made when officers searched the man and the drugs fell out of his underwear.

From TheJournal.ie Prisoner seriously injured and hospitalised after stabbing at Mountjoy Investigation

Prisoner seriously injured and hospitalised after stabbing at Mountjoy

The man received serious stab wounds and cuts to the face.

From TheJournal.ie Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog" High Court Challenge

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

From TheJournal.ie Wife of convicted 'drug baron' fails in bid to recover share in €53k BMW Denied

Wife of convicted 'drug baron' fails in bid to recover share in €53k BMW

The car was set on fire by two men who broke into a garda compound in 2009.

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 Limerick killer found unresponsive in cell was under 'special observation' Suspected Overdose

Limerick killer found unresponsive in cell was under 'special observation'

Gary Campion is serving two life sentences for murders carried out in 2002 and 2009.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open Drug Crime

Gardaí find €140k worth of heroin in 'suspicious car' with boot left open

Gardaí are appealing for anyone who saw people around the green Ford Focus yesterday to get in touch.

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