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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 The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

It’s Tuesday – and here’s everything you need to know before 9am.

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

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

From TheJournal.ie Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin Investigation

Five teenagers arrested over spate of robberies in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Prescription drugs worth €75k seized from house in Summerhill Dublin

Prescription drugs worth €75k seized from house in Summerhill

A 25-year-old man has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie Overcrowding at Dóchas women's prison has led to "tension throughout" the centre Women In Prison

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

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

From TheJournal.ie End of an era: slopping out to officially end in Mountjoy this month Crime And Punishment

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality Unemployment

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with Dublin hit and run Trinity Lane

Man arrested in connection with Dublin hit and run

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

From TheJournal.ie Jimmy Guerin: I think there are a number of new John Gilligans John Gilligan

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Top readers' comments of the week You Told Us

Top readers' comments of the week

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

From TheJournal.ie Inmates poured boiling water and sugar down throat of Melanie killer Attack

Inmates poured boiling water and sugar down throat of Melanie killer

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

From TheJournal.ie Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons Visiting Reports

Shatter responds to concerns about Irish prisons

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.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Monday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Monday

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.

From TheJournal.ie Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt Hospital

Mountjoy prisoner on life support after suicide attempt

The man was taken to hospital yesterday evening.

From TheJournal.ie Here’s What Happened Today: Friday News Fix

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

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

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies Mountjoy

Investigation launched after Mountjoy prisoner dies

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

From TheJournal.ie 56-year-old man dies after stabbing in Dublin Stabbing

56-year-old man dies after stabbing in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie “The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down Young Offenders

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Family of Gary Douch plead for closure in Mountjoy death probe Prison

Family of Gary Douch plead for closure in Mountjoy death probe

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

From TheJournal.ie Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre Phibsboro

Man stabbed at Dublin shopping centre

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

From TheJournal.ie Killer on the run after making escape while visiting sick father in hospital On The Run

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Report on penal reform due today Prison

Report on penal reform due today

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

From TheJournal.ie Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation Shooting

Three men arrested in Dublin murder investigation

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies in fire at pensioners' complex in Dublin Tragedy

Man dies in fire at pensioners' complex in Dublin

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

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of Mountjoy cells now have toilets – but many still slopping out Crime And Punishment

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 90-year-old woman dies after Dublin crash Roads

90-year-old woman dies after Dublin crash

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

From TheJournal.ie Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery Courts

Two men due in court over Phibsboro armed robbery

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

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 The 9 at 9: Saturday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Saturday

The nine stories you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added Mr Burns endorsing Romney Need To Know

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

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr released from prison Family Affairs This post contains images

PHOTOS: Seán Quinn Jr released from prison

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

From TheJournal.ie Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation Locked Up

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie John Lonergan: "Our treatment of children has been appalling" Referendum

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

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.

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 My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly Famous Words

My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly

Continuing our summer series on TheJournal.ie of public figures’ favourite speeches, Socialist Party TD for Dublin North Clare Daly picks one of Ireland’s best known trade union leaders.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree with supporters of the Quinn family? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree with supporters of the Quinn family?

About 4,000 supporters turned up to a rally to show solidarity to the beleaguered family. Do you agree with them?

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.

From TheJournal.ie Quinn family say 'real perpetrators' walk free Quinn

Quinn family say 'real perpetrators' walk free

The family has said that “Ireland today is imprisoning people who have been defrauded of millions by banks”.