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Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell
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Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

Jul 26th 2014, 7:52 PM 38,263 Views 138 Comments

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

Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'
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Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'

Jul 25th 2014, 9:53 PM 12,291 Views 77 Comments

The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.

More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out
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More than 300 prisoners are still slopping out

May 21st 2014, 7:30 AM 9,450 Views 95 Comments

A further 261 are held in solitary confinement, some for 23 hours a day.

Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner
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Mountjoy prison officer had blood smeared over his face by prisoner

May 9th 2014, 7:00 AM 20,876 Views 71 Comments

Two other prison officers at Mountjoy had boiling water thrown at them in the past week.

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

May 1st 2014, 11:13 PM 39,417 Views 65 Comments

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
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Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Feb 9th 2014, 7:53 PM 15,736 Views 17 Comments

Everyone’s talking about bugging at the Garda Ombudsman’s headquarters, gay marriage and European election candidates.

Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin
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Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin

Jan 10th 2014, 10:15 AM 22,110 Views 0 Comments

Four of the teenagers have been charged over the robberies and are due to appear in court.

Prescription drugs worth €75k seized from house in Summerhill
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Prescription drugs worth €75k seized from house in Summerhill

Dec 21st 2013, 3:22 PM 14,389 Views 30 Comments

A 25-year-old man has been arrested.

Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre
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Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre

Dec 3rd 2013, 6:19 PM 10,727 Views 65 Comments

The report by Inspector of Prisons Judge Michael Reilly found that the centre has consistently operated above its capacity.

End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month
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End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month

Nov 9th 2013, 5:00 PM 22,737 Views 89 Comments

Twelve per cent of prisoners are currently forced to ‘slop out’ but the Prison Service says things are gradually changing.

Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality
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Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality

Oct 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,338 Views 82 Comments

John Lonergan told TheJournal.ie that the cut announced in the Budget is “a terrible indication of the value we place” on our young people.

Man arrested in connection with Dublin hit and run
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Man arrested in connection with Dublin hit and run

Oct 18th 2013, 2:42 PM 11,515 Views 18 Comments

The victim – a 34-year-old man – remains in a serious condition in hospital.

Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans
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Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans

Oct 15th 2013, 6:15 AM 11,555 Views 46 Comments

The drug boss is due to be released from Portlaoise Prison later this morning, after serving 12 years for drug trafficking offences.

Top readers' comments of the week
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Top readers' comments of the week

Sep 14th 2013, 11:00 AM 6,365 Views 9 Comments

Here’s our round-up of the most interesting and most popular comments from this week. Did you make it in?

Inmates poured boiling water and sugar down throat of Melanie killer
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Inmates poured boiling water and sugar down throat of Melanie killer

Sep 12th 2013, 11:20 PM 168,551 Views 248 Comments

It was the second time in four weeks that Keith Hall has been targeted by inmates in Mountjoy Prison.

Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons
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Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons

Sep 12th 2013, 12:34 PM 6,976 Views 54 Comments

Reports by the Department of Justice were published today and found that there were many areas to be praised – but also many that needed work.

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

Sep 9th 2013, 11:20 PM 8,252 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the first day of the new Insolvency Service, Phil Hogan’s latest response on Priory Hall and the Syrian President’s combative TV interview.

Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt
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Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt

Sep 9th 2013, 5:48 PM 16,284 Views 33 Comments

The man was taken to hospital yesterday evening.

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday
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Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Aug 30th 2013, 10:56 PM 11,015 Views 9 Comments

Everyone’s talking about the death of Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney and the US moving closer to military intervention in Syria.

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies
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Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

Aug 30th 2013, 5:15 PM 16,808 Views 71 Comments

The prisoner was found unconscious in his cell late last night and was pronounced dead at the Mater Hospital.

56-year-old man dies after stabbing in Dublin
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56-year-old man dies after stabbing in Dublin

Jul 11th 2013, 10:36 PM 15,276 Views 30 Comments

Two men aged 53 and 46 have been arrested in connection with the stabbing.

“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down
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“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:17 PM 15,649 Views 115 Comments

The head of the Irish Prison Service said that the safety of young offenders cannot be guaranteed at St Patrick’s.

Family of Gary Douch plead for closure in Mountjoy death probe
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Family of Gary Douch plead for closure in Mountjoy death probe

Jun 2nd 2013, 4:06 PM 9,364 Views 10 Comments

New hearings as part of an inquiry into the circumstances of his death are to be held.

Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre
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Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre

May 15th 2013, 9:05 PM 37,723 Views 76 Comments

The victim is being treated in hospital after the incident at Phibsboro Shopping Centre.

Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital
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Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital

Apr 29th 2013, 10:56 AM 16,597 Views 45 Comments

Christopher Doyle was previously given a 12 year sentence for the manslaughter of Co Meath pensioner, Patrick Logan.

Report on penal reform due today
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Report on penal reform due today

Mar 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 2,743 Views 35 Comments

Rapporteur Senator Ivana Bacik and Chairman David Stanton will publish the report later this morning.

Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation
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Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation

Feb 27th 2013, 9:07 AM 6,050 Views 2 Comments

The three were arrested this morning over the death of Christopher Warren, who was dropped off at St James’s Hospital in late December with major injuries.

Man dies in fire at pensioners' complex in Dublin
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Man dies in fire at pensioners' complex in Dublin

Jan 5th 2013, 5:59 PM 11,777 Views 3 Comments

The fire broke out near Gardiner Street in Dublin city around 3 o’clock this afternoon. Gardaí are not treating it as suspicious.

Two thirds of Mountjoy cells now have toilets – but many still slopping out
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Two thirds of Mountjoy cells now have toilets – but many still slopping out

Dec 26th 2012, 8:00 AM 8,953 Views 79 Comments

There’s still a long way to go before it ends completely but the number of prisoners forced to slop out at Mountjoy is at the lowest level in years.

90-year-old woman dies after Dublin crash
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90-year-old woman dies after Dublin crash

Dec 12th 2012, 8:08 AM 9,972 Views 6 Comments

The woman – a pedestrian – died after the collision in Drumcondra in Dublin.

Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery
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Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery

Nov 17th 2012, 10:07 AM 4,284 Views 0 Comments

The men were arrested close to the scene yesterday after they escaped with an undisclosed sum of cash from a financial institution in Phibsboro.

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.

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

Nov 3rd 2012, 1:17 PM 16,068 Views 0 Comments

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

The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney
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The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney

Nov 2nd 2012, 8:05 PM 11,579 Views 3 Comments

Here’s all the things we learned, loved and shared today.

PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr released from prison
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PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr released from prison

Oct 19th 2012, 4:29 PM 20,053 Views 0 Comments

The case against Seán Quinn Snr and his son has been adjourned for 13 days.

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation
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Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

Oct 16th 2012, 9:59 PM 16,742 Views 131 Comments

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"
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John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling"

Sep 20th 2012, 9:00 AM 3,738 Views 16 Comments

The former governor of Mountjoy said that it will be easy to get the children’s rights referendum passed – but warned that the real test will come afterwards.

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

Sep 4th 2012, 1:09 PM 6,883 Views 115 Comments

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…