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1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
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1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Wed 11:56 AM 10,486 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail
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Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail

May 22nd 2021, 11:42 AM 28,990 Views 0 Comments

They were charged with lying on prison records to make it seem as though they had made required checks on the financier.

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital
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Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital

Apr 18th 2021, 12:50 PM 19,087 Views 38 Comments

The family of a terminally ill prisoner had expressed concern at the use of handcuffs in bringing him to hospital.

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images
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Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images

Mar 25th 2021, 6:04 PM 61,226 Views 8 Comments

A judge has sentenced the woman to prison for three years.

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
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At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,957 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison
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Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison

Feb 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 67,654 Views 0 Comments

Drumm was released from Loughan House this morning.

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
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Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,636 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report
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Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report

Jan 26th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,497 Views 13 Comments

Measures were introduced in Irish prisons last year to prevent the spread of the virus.

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
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HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,940 Views 20 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates
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Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,543 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years
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There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years

Oct 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 27,652 Views 28 Comments

The figures to 1 October this year are down on the 15 deaths that occurred in Irish prisons last year.

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
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Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,574 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system
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Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system

Aug 22nd 2020, 3:58 PM 40,101 Views 28 Comments

It is understood the woman has been in quarantine since her incarceration.

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
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Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,663 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons
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'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons

Jun 10th 2020, 5:29 PM 17,140 Views 24 Comments

Even with the movement of staff in and out of prisons and some 700 new committals there have been no confirmed cases among inmates.

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
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Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,057 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again
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'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,407 Views 14 Comments

The British-Iranian mother has been temporarily freed from Evin Prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
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Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,638 Views 25 Comments

The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'
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Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'

Mar 16th 2020, 10:46 AM 30,734 Views 37 Comments

Alcohol-based sanitiser was banned after prisoners drank a concoction of handwash and prescription drugs in 2014.

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy
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Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy

Dec 24th 2019, 11:12 AM 24,541 Views 39 Comments

Mountjoy senior management have commenced an investigation into the incident.

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
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Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,779 Views 43 Comments

The details of the incident are contained in the Office of Inspector of Prisons 2018 annual report.

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison
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Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison

Nov 24th 2019, 11:20 AM 20,632 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner
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Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:27 AM 40,254 Views 18 Comments

A Garda investigation has been launched.

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison
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One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,852 Views 63 Comments

Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children.

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'
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'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'

Oct 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 41,573 Views 12 Comments

Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
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Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 26,015 Views 52 Comments

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver
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US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

Aug 31st 2019, 12:45 PM 30,674 Views 0 Comments

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England
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Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England

Aug 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 57,086 Views 28 Comments

The victim, now aged 74, has learning difficulties.

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide
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Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Aug 20th 2019, 7:25 AM 37,418 Views 26 Comments

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison
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Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2019, 11:57 AM 62,747 Views 121 Comments

The former sports journalist was jailed for the sexual exploitation and defilement of a child.

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death
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Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

Aug 13th 2019, 8:36 PM 31,169 Views 9 Comments

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell
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Brazilian prisoner who tried to escape disguised as daughter found dead in his cell

Aug 6th 2019, 8:23 PM 71,104 Views 23 Comments

Clauvino da Silva tried to walk out the front door of a Rio de Janeiro jail at the weekend.

Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'
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Putin-critic Alexei Navalny sent back to prison after suspicious 'allergic reaction'

Updated Jul 29th 2019, 10:10 PM 28,234 Views 66 Comments

Alexei Navalny is serving a 30-day sentence for calling a mass protest in Moscow.

'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill
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'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill

Jul 26th 2019, 6:10 AM 15,497 Views 10 Comments

The Prison Officers Association has called for the provision of protective equipment like batons and pepper spray for staff.

Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison
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Drug kingpin Joaquin 'El Chapo' Guzman sentenced to life in US prison

Jul 17th 2019, 4:23 PM 20,163 Views 25 Comments

Guzman, the 62-year-old former co-leader of Mexico’s Sinaloa drug cartel, was convicted in February.

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year
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Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

Jun 17th 2019, 6:00 AM 5,710 Views 11 Comments

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents
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Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

May 25th 2019, 10:27 AM 15,903 Views 31 Comments

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison
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Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

May 10th 2019, 11:41 AM 34,016 Views 47 Comments

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone
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'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone

May 2nd 2019, 5:39 PM 22,520 Views 41 Comments

The POA said prison officers are dealing with assaults on a daily basis.

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn
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Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

May 2nd 2019, 8:48 AM 16,212 Views 60 Comments

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

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