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Teenager (16) gets deferred sentence for attack on boy detained in Oberstown
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Teenager (16) gets deferred sentence for attack on boy detained in Oberstown

Apr 26th 2021, 3:43 PM 15,807 Views 0 Comments

The Dublin Children’s Court was told the pair “hit the injured party a number of times while in Oberstown Detention Centre.”

17-year-old sentenced to life for murdering his friend, with review due in 10 years
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17-year-old sentenced to life for murdering his friend, with review due in 10 years

Dec 16th 2020, 6:53 PM 24,185 Views 0 Comments

The 17-year-old pleaded guilty in August to the murder of Glen ‘Ossie’ Osborne in Dublin.

Strike threats at Oberstown after female detainee moved into new mixed-gender unit
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Strike threats at Oberstown after female detainee moved into new mixed-gender unit

Oct 15th 2020, 9:05 PM 47,806 Views 25 Comments

Staff have flagged their opposition to the move.

Teenager convicted of murdering and sexually assaulting Ana Kriegel attacked at Oberstown Detention Centre
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Teenager convicted of murdering and sexually assaulting Ana Kriegel attacked at Oberstown Detention Centre

May 26th 2020, 4:34 PM 168,455 Views 0 Comments

The incident happened on Sunday evening.

Oberstown social care staff instructed by unions not to carry out teaching duties during Covid crisis
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Oberstown social care staff instructed by unions not to carry out teaching duties during Covid crisis

May 10th 2020, 6:45 AM 25,893 Views 15 Comments

The instruction came into effect on Wednesday.

Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water
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Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water

May 7th 2020, 2:50 PM 27,542 Views 28 Comments

A group of four residents barricaded themselves in the kitchen area of the facility.

Teenage boy receives life sentence, with review in 13 years, for murder of Cameron Blair
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Teenage boy receives life sentence, with review in 13 years, for murder of Cameron Blair

Apr 20th 2020, 3:58 PM 27,901 Views 0 Comments

The prison term will be reviewed in 2032.

'Significant' use of restrictive practices in child detention centre, report finds
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'Significant' use of restrictive practices in child detention centre, report finds

Jan 7th 2020, 2:42 PM 11,366 Views 15 Comments

A Hiqa report said the use of these practices should be further reduced.

Child Protection: The failure to publish the report into Mother & Baby Homes is part of a continued cover-up
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Child Protection: The failure to publish the report into Mother & Baby Homes is part of a continued cover-up

Apr 21st 2019, 8:30 PM 15,531 Views 52 Comments

‘I have no problem with due process, but when this gets in the way of truth and allows a culture of secrecy and collusion to continue, then we need to re-evaluate’, writes Shane Dunphy.

Seven 'serious' assaults on staff at Oberstown children's detention centre last year
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Seven 'serious' assaults on staff at Oberstown children's detention centre last year

Feb 16th 2019, 10:00 AM 15,728 Views 24 Comments

A senior union official has said the situation has improved considerably recently, but the numbers have been described as “deeply concerned”.

Oberstown teen launches High Court case over alleged unlawful solitary confinement
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Oberstown teen launches High Court case over alleged unlawful solitary confinement

Sep 24th 2018, 1:10 PM 17,003 Views 0 Comments

He claims that on three occasions since July he has been disciplined and placed in solitary confinement as punishment.

Staff at Oberstown in row with management because they refused to bring detainee for ice cream
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Staff at Oberstown in row with management because they refused to bring detainee for ice cream

Aug 3rd 2018, 12:05 AM 58,038 Views 0 Comments

An ice cream van visits the campus every Thursday.

Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years
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Teen who caused €50,000 in damage to detention centre jailed for four years

Jul 28th 2018, 6:00 AM 13,022 Views 8 Comments

On one occasion Michael Ward set fire to a room.

Child at Oberstown detention centre has a €25,000 contract out on his life
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Child at Oberstown detention centre has a €25,000 contract out on his life

Jul 22nd 2018, 10:00 PM 117,814 Views 49 Comments

The teenager is involved with an organised crime gang.

Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'
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Oberstown teenager who went on rampage through Beaumont Hospital was 'high on hypnotic drugs'

Jul 8th 2018, 5:55 PM 42,821 Views 55 Comments

The incident happened on Friday night.

'I had a glass window put in on top of me': Young offender armed with iron bar causes mayhem in Beaumont Hospital
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'I had a glass window put in on top of me': Young offender armed with iron bar causes mayhem in Beaumont Hospital

Updated Jul 7th 2018, 12:31 PM 71,397 Views 168 Comments

The damage caused some delays for people in A&E.

Boys 'trashed' metalwork room at Oberstown detention centre
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Boys 'trashed' metalwork room at Oberstown detention centre

Jun 7th 2018, 9:15 PM 18,574 Views 0 Comments

The teenagers threatened their teacher with hammers before proceeding to smash “anything they could get their hands”, a court was told.

Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown
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Three teenagers sentenced to five years in prison for roles in 'rampage' at Oberstown

May 3rd 2018, 6:05 AM 25,188 Views 0 Comments

During the incident a roof was set on fire and missiles were thrown at staff, gardaí and fire officers.

'Difficult days in youth detention facilities are a fact of life'
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'Difficult days in youth detention facilities are a fact of life'

Dec 23rd 2017, 7:45 AM 8,866 Views 10 Comments

However, Pat Bergin told TheJournal.ie that the system is more capable of handling those bad days now.

Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect
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Oberstown: Almost half of children detained in centre at risk of abuse or neglect

Oct 26th 2017, 10:33 AM 10,373 Views 36 Comments

This is according to the a new study into the detainees of the centre.

Teen with 24 convictions who started drinking and taking drugs aged 9 'real risk of institutionalisation'
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Teen with 24 convictions who started drinking and taking drugs aged 9 'real risk of institutionalisation'

Jul 15th 2017, 4:00 PM 17,379 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old is due to be sentenced for one count of robbery later this month.

Gardaí called to Oberstown over 'disturbance' involving residents
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Gardaí called to Oberstown over 'disturbance' involving residents

Jun 30th 2017, 4:42 PM 10,967 Views 22 Comments

Two incidents were resolved successfully, said the director of Oberstown.

This new scheme will keep the most prolific young offenders at home and out of Oberstown
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This new scheme will keep the most prolific young offenders at home and out of Oberstown

Jun 17th 2017, 9:30 PM 21,818 Views 31 Comments

Oberstown homes the most prolific young offenders in Ireland, but this new scheme wants to keep them in their community.

A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?
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A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?

Jun 4th 2017, 10:00 PM 11,046 Views 16 Comments

And how are we doing it?

Oberstown director injured during youth escape from campus says the centre is a 'constant challenge'
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Oberstown director injured during youth escape from campus says the centre is a 'constant challenge'

Jun 4th 2017, 3:48 PM 13,620 Views 15 Comments

“It provided a stark reminder of the constant challenges an environment like Oberstown presents us with.”

One child caught and returned to Oberstown but another is still on the run
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One child caught and returned to Oberstown but another is still on the run

May 31st 2017, 10:19 AM 11,338 Views 19 Comments

Three inmates had escaped on Monday.

Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus
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Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus

May 30th 2017, 10:06 AM 18,779 Views 19 Comments

Three residents had taken over an office on the campus.

After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'
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After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'

May 29th 2017, 12:01 PM 8,890 Views 6 Comments

The number of young people being detained in Oberstown has dropped over the past 12 months.

Oberstown youth who allegedly threw TV and hit staff member is charged over siege
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Oberstown youth who allegedly threw TV and hit staff member is charged over siege

Feb 2nd 2017, 3:17 PM 10,994 Views 0 Comments

The boy, now aged 17, has yet to make a plea.

'Regular violent assaults' lead staff to strike at Oberstown youth detention facility
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'Regular violent assaults' lead staff to strike at Oberstown youth detention facility

Dec 1st 2016, 6:17 PM 7,912 Views 30 Comments

IMPACT trade union claimed staff at the facility were not given proper protective gear when dealing with violent detainees.

Gardaí in riot gear involved in stand-off with two detainees at Oberstown detention centre last night
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Gardaí in riot gear involved in stand-off with two detainees at Oberstown detention centre last night

Nov 1st 2016, 7:47 AM 17,296 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened at 10.30pm last night.

Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance
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Staff member at Oberstown threatened with screwdriver in latest disturbance

Sep 23rd 2016, 4:42 PM 8,322 Views 0 Comments

The High Court heard today there was another ‘serious disturbance’ at the youth detention centre this week.

Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'
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Teenage boy held in 'lock-up for 24 hours without even a shirt on his back'

Sep 20th 2016, 3:03 PM 15,762 Views 0 Comments

The High Court was told today alleged confinement at the youth detention centre stems from what can only be described as a riot.

Oberstown teen claims he received 'inhuman and degrading treatment'
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Oberstown teen claims he received 'inhuman and degrading treatment'

Sep 19th 2016, 8:30 PM 13,659 Views 0 Comments

The teenage boy is the fourth to bring a High Court challenge over allegedly being kept in solitary confinement.

Operations to be reviewed at Oberstown Detention facility
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Operations to be reviewed at Oberstown Detention facility

Sep 19th 2016, 6:20 AM 7,562 Views 0 Comments

The review will be conducted by two international experts and will focus on the capacity of the centre to deliver high standards of care.

Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected
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Claims teens were kept in solitary confinement at Oberstown are rejected

Sep 15th 2016, 5:34 PM 8,667 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in court today.

Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks
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Oberstown teens strip-searched and held in solitary confinement for almost two weeks

Sep 13th 2016, 7:42 PM 16,983 Views 0 Comments

The boys have been confined since a number of inmates gained access to the roof of the building.

Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety
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Staff at Oberstown postpone industrial action to allow talks on safety

Sep 2nd 2016, 5:55 PM 7,320 Views 13 Comments

The campus had made headlines this week after a fire and violence that broke out at the facility on Monday.

Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances
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Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances

Sep 1st 2016, 11:16 PM 15,169 Views 31 Comments

The Garda Emergency Response Unit (ERU) was called to the scene to quell Monday’s trouble, which saw a staff member injured.

Car and personal items stolen from fire station as crews battled Oberstown blaze
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Car and personal items stolen from fire station as crews battled Oberstown blaze

Aug 30th 2016, 1:53 PM 22,301 Views 24 Comments

Firefighters only noticed items were missing when they went to get changed at the end of their shift early this morning.

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