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My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly
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My favourite speech: Socialist Party TD Clare Daly

Aug 26th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,343 Views 54 Comments

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.

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

Jul 30th 2012, 10:02 AM 15,943 Views 143 Comments

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

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

Jul 25th 2012, 8:28 AM 3,072 Views 24 Comments

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.

Quinn family say 'real perpetrators' walk free
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Quinn family say 'real perpetrators' walk free

Jul 22nd 2012, 12:07 PM 5,993 Views 56 Comments

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

Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison
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Seán Quinn Jr to serve sentence in semi open, low security prison

Jul 21st 2012, 3:00 PM 8,837 Views 42 Comments

After spending his first night in Mountjoy Jail, Seán Quinn Jr is to be moved to the low-security Training Unit of the prison.

VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices
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VIDEO: Drone 'spies' on Mountjoy, and the Facebook and Google offices

Jun 21st 2012, 5:12 PM 17,914 Views 67 Comments

Helicopter drones were launched around Dublin city to capture images of inaccessible places…

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud
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John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

May 24th 2012, 9:48 AM 4,043 Views 60 Comments

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection
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40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Apr 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,153 Views 10 Comments

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

Investigation launched after man found dead in Mountjoy
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Investigation launched after man found dead in Mountjoy

Apr 5th 2012, 5:46 PM 4,125 Views 4 Comments

The inmate was found unconscious in his cell by prison officers

Gardaí seek help tracing missing 16-year-old girl
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Gardaí seek help tracing missing 16-year-old girl

Feb 14th 2012, 9:32 AM 3,826 Views 0 Comments

Rebecca Crawford was last seen five days ago.

More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons
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More than 15,000 contraband items seized in Irish prisons

Jan 28th 2012, 8:00 AM 2,548 Views 15 Comments

In the past two years, almost 3,000 weapons have been confiscated from prisoners, including homemade items such as sharpened toothbrushes and pool balls in socks.

160 prisoners to be granted temporary release for Christmas
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160 prisoners to be granted temporary release for Christmas

Dec 22nd 2011, 5:29 PM 2,563 Views 18 Comments

The majority of the prisoners come from lower security institutions.

Gardaí issue witness appeal over serious Dublin assault
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Gardaí issue witness appeal over serious Dublin assault

Dec 13th 2011, 1:15 PM 3,796 Views 6 Comments

A man in his 20s was found with serious injuries on the banks of the Royal Canal in Dublin 7 yesterday afternoon.

Funeral for teenager Conor Hickey killed in Dublin hit-and-run
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Funeral for teenager Conor Hickey killed in Dublin hit-and-run

Dec 8th 2011, 9:06 AM 3,145 Views 1 Comment

Gardaí continue to appeal for information surrounding Friday’s incident and are urging the driver to come forward.

Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to Dublin hit-and-run
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Gardaí renew appeal for witnesses to Dublin hit-and-run

Dec 3rd 2011, 2:19 PM 3,657 Views 20 Comments

A 14-year-old boy was struck by a car and seriously injured in Cabra yesterday evening shortly before 6pm.

Reports reveal issues in Irish prisons
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Reports reveal issues in Irish prisons

Nov 21st 2011, 2:17 PM 2,689 Views 4 Comments

The 2010 reports on Ireland’s prisons reveal the issues that are affecting staff and prisoners – from smuggled mobile phones to gangs.

Criticism of 'strip search' in women's prison
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Criticism of 'strip search' in women's prison

Nov 21st 2011, 11:08 AM 3,874 Views 29 Comments

Archbishop Diarmuid Martin described a new report on the Dochás centre in Mountjoy as ‘worrying’ after it alleged female inmates had to strip in front of male staff during a search.

Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land
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Standoff in Offaly as ESB moves onto Teresa Treacy land

Sep 27th 2011, 1:31 PM 2,982 Views 60 Comments

The ESB has this morning moved onto Treacy’s lands to continue construction work, but neighbours are blocking the way.

Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy
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Supporters of jailed Teresa Treacy to protest at Mountjoy

Sep 22nd 2011, 10:47 AM 2,871 Views 51 Comments

The 65-year-old was sent to prison last week for refusing to allow the ESB to cut down trees on her land.

Independent review recommends scaling down Thornton Hall plans
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Independent review recommends scaling down Thornton Hall plans

Jul 28th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,101 Views 4 Comments

Alan Shatter says the government accepts, in principle, the recommendations to build only a 300-cell facility.

"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence
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"You'll be back from prison in time for your dinner" - What really happens when you don't pay your TV licence

May 30th 2011, 5:35 PM 384 Views 38 Comments

As figures reveal that more than 540 people were jailed last year for defaulting on fines, a Journal.ie reader reveals that she was told by a garda that if she went to prison for not paying a fine she’d be out that afternoon and could spend the money in the shops.

Publican charged over pub closure threat as three others appear in court
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Publican charged over pub closure threat as three others appear in court

May 14th 2011, 3:50 PM 2,899 Views 0 Comments

The fourth man arrested in connection with an alleged demand that a pub cease trading within 24 hours has been named as John Stokes. He has been charged and appeared in court today.

Investigation underway into Mountjoy fire
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Investigation underway into Mountjoy fire

Jan 30th 2011, 10:12 AM 967 Views 0 Comments

Five inmates were taken to hospital last night after a a fire broke out in the prison – which investigators believe was started deliberately.

New 'zero tolerance' drugs method at Mountjoy
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New 'zero tolerance' drugs method at Mountjoy

Aug 23rd 2010, 11:23 AM 326 Views 0 Comments

A huge net has been installed across the prison yard at Mountjoy to prevent drugs being thrown over the perimeter wall.

Prisoner dies in Mountjoy
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Prisoner dies in Mountjoy

Aug 18th 2010, 3:35 PM 188 Views 0 Comments