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The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nov 22nd 2016, 8:45 AM 11,313 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Nov 22nd 2016, 6:20 AM 12,295 Views 0 Comments

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

Prisoner seriously injured and hospitalised after stabbing at Mountjoy
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Prisoner seriously injured and hospitalised after stabbing at Mountjoy

Nov 17th 2016, 1:15 PM 13,979 Views 27 Comments

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

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"
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Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,057 Views 0 Comments

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

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

Jun 10th 2016, 6:00 AM 36,967 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Apr 30th 2016, 7:25 PM 18,385 Views 36 Comments

Campion is returning to his Mountjoy cell.

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

Apr 28th 2016, 1:05 PM 31,692 Views 39 Comments

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

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

Jan 5th 2016, 10:06 PM 31,905 Views 13 Comments

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

Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early
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Irish prisons ran out of overtime cash in 1984 - so they started letting prisoners go early

Dec 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 9,965 Views 8 Comments

The process was known as ‘shedding’.

Inmate who destroyed prison cell sentenced to eight months
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Inmate who destroyed prison cell sentenced to eight months

Dec 9th 2015, 7:21 PM 426 Views 0 Comments

The man said he was agitated after taking a cocktail of sleeping pills.

Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger
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Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger

Nov 29th 2015, 7:30 AM 26,772 Views 40 Comments

So far this year there have been more than 50 assaults by prisoners on staff.

Footage shows prisoners attacking prison officer with brush handle
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Footage shows prisoners attacking prison officer with brush handle

Nov 22nd 2015, 8:32 AM 46,099 Views 44 Comments

The footage features in the third episode of TV3′s series on the prison, The Joy.

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

Nov 8th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,681 Views 26 Comments

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

Three Mountjoy prison officers hospitalised after attack by prisoner
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Three Mountjoy prison officers hospitalised after attack by prisoner

Aug 25th 2015, 9:08 AM 16,010 Views 30 Comments

The officers were punched and had liquid thrown on them in the attack.

Teacher says her career was "destroyed" after phone in her bra set off prison detectors
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Teacher says her career was "destroyed" after phone in her bra set off prison detectors

Jun 17th 2015, 10:18 PM 74,600 Views 0 Comments

She is suing the Irish Prison Service and Minister for Justice, among others.

Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs
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Inmates in Mountjoy formed pyramid in yard to help prisoner reach drugs

Jun 10th 2015, 1:30 PM 28,708 Views 53 Comments

The inmate consumed the drugs while he was up there and was unable to get back down.

President Higgins tells women prisoners: 'I never underestimate how difficult the time you spend here can be'
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President Higgins tells women prisoners: 'I never underestimate how difficult the time you spend here can be'

Jun 8th 2015, 5:19 PM 13,307 Views 60 Comments

“Your opinions and views matter and your voices should be heard,” he said.

Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him
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Prisoner sprayed three officers with his blood as they tried take drugs from him

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:39 PM 15,146 Views 26 Comments

A parcel of drugs was passed to the prisoner in hospital.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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The 5 at 5: Thursday

May 21st 2015, 4:56 PM 6,173 Views 0 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Prison officers hospitalised after being attacked with brush handles
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Prison officers hospitalised after being attacked with brush handles

May 21st 2015, 2:23 PM 16,031 Views 48 Comments

It happened on the A1 landing as officers were clearing out the cells.

Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell
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Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell

May 8th 2015, 1:04 PM 29,149 Views 79 Comments

The man was a father of four from Louth.

Prisoner stabbed in head with 'sharpened spoon' in serious condition
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Prisoner stabbed in head with 'sharpened spoon' in serious condition

Apr 30th 2015, 3:58 PM 21,946 Views 44 Comments

The prisoner lost a huge amount of blood in the attack.

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

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:39 AM 14,276 Views 38 Comments

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

Trafficked woman was locked into cannabis growhouse from the outside
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Trafficked woman was locked into cannabis growhouse from the outside

Apr 15th 2015, 4:11 PM 18,853 Views 35 Comments

A court today found gardaí failed to identify the woman as a victim of human trafficking.

Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike
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Dublin anti-water charge rally hears two jailed protesters are on hunger strike

Feb 21st 2015, 8:20 PM 44,455 Views 347 Comments

It was announced at the Dublin anti-water charge protest today.

There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons
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There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons

Jan 26th 2015, 6:55 AM 15,920 Views 37 Comments

Just 20 of them are female.

Shannon Quaid found safe and well
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Shannon Quaid found safe and well

Dec 20th 2014, 5:57 PM 28,490 Views 11 Comments

She had been missing from the Glencullen area.

'Turmoil' in jails as prison officers launch industrial action
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'Turmoil' in jails as prison officers launch industrial action

Nov 18th 2014, 7:30 AM 25,942 Views 95 Comments

“Not every other employee has the misfortune of having to work with junkies puking and shitting around the place”.

Are prisoners being freed temporarily to relieve overcrowding?
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Are prisoners being freed temporarily to relieve overcrowding?

Nov 17th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,609 Views 25 Comments

Fianna Fáil believes that temporary release is being used to ease overcrowding in some prisons.

The ex-Governor of Mountjoy reckons the Love/Hate prison scenes were pretty accurate
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The ex-Governor of Mountjoy reckons the Love/Hate prison scenes were pretty accurate

Nov 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 28,862 Views 48 Comments

However, John Lonergan said the graphic rape scene involving Fran was something of an exaggeration.

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

Nov 5th 2014, 8:06 AM 10,453 Views 36 Comments

The search was carried out early yesterday morning.

Heroin, cocaine and 14 mobile phones found in one wing of Mountjoy Prison
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Heroin, cocaine and 14 mobile phones found in one wing of Mountjoy Prison

Nov 4th 2014, 2:59 PM 8,876 Views 24 Comments

The search was based on intelligence gathered.

Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know
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Prisoner death report finds he had left drug treatment programme but Prison Service didn't know

Oct 7th 2014, 7:45 AM 7,461 Views 6 Comments

The prisoner was granted temporary release on the condition that he reside at Coolmine Treatment Centre.

From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women's prison
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From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women's prison

Sep 8th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,713 Views 26 Comments

“You don’t expect to hear the sound of a crying baby in a prison”.

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 22,434 Views 37 Comments

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

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
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The 5 at 5: Wednesday

Sep 3rd 2014, 4:53 PM 5,403 Views 6 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Over 90% of the beds in Irish prisons are taken
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Over 90% of the beds in Irish prisons are taken

Aug 18th 2014, 7:19 PM 7,758 Views 37 Comments

Annual reports from five prison visiting committees were published today.

Mother-of-six faces prison not paying fine after failing to be assessed for homeschooling
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Mother-of-six faces prison not paying fine after failing to be assessed for homeschooling

Aug 2nd 2014, 5:35 PM 26,713 Views 97 Comments

Monica O’Connor from Carlow will spend ten days in Mountjoy.

The 9 at 9: Sunday
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The 9 at 9: Sunday

Jul 27th 2014, 8:45 AM 8,241 Views 6 Comments

It’s the weekend – and here’s everything that you need to know as you start your day.

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday
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Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Jul 26th 2014, 7:53 PM 13,217 Views 10 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Mountjoy prison, Gaza protests, and Cork beaches…