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# Prison

This month
July 2024
Opinion: When it comes to violence against women, we are stuck in a time warp
Trish Long
This year
Opinion: Repurposing Mountjoy's Progression Unit - a short-term solution to a long-term problem
Lynn Ruane
Opinion: Allowing prisoners to vote is a symbolic indication that they remain citizens
Dr Cormac Behan
Huge manhunt in France after gunmen kill two prison officers and free inmate from prison van
Funding secured to provide space for up to 670 additional prisoners
Former Brazil international Dani Alves sentenced to four-and-a-half years in prison for rape
Last year
'No reindeer, unfortunately': Russian opposition leader re-emerges in Arctic Circle penal colony
‘Children don’t deserve this’: Visiting an imprisoned parent is ‘traumatising’
‘A long way from normal’: Families say visits to prison still restricted post-pandemic
Some children only get to see their parent in-person once a month and experts are concerned that video calls are replacing visits.
Investigation by Noteworthy finds the number of children visiting prison is 75% of what it was in 2019
Less than a third of prisoners received in-person visits on weeks where data was provided in 2023
Mother-of-two: “I want my kids to know who their father is”
Varadkar: 'If we want dangerous people locked up for a long time, we're going to need more prison spaces'
Paedophile former football coach Barry Bennell dies in prison
Suspected gang leader on the run after being granted bail to attend funeral in Dublin
Hunt for terror suspect enters third day in UK after 21-year-old man escapes from prison
Prisoner who strangled cellmate found guilty of manslaughter by diminished responsibility
Prison committees flag serious concerns over inmate mental health
Unabomber Ted Kaczynski dies in US prison cell
Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes reports to prison in Texas for 11-year sentence
Jail-time for assaulting Gardaí or ramming Garda vehicles to increase to 12 years
Prison officer stabbed in face during attempted escape by inmate from Mountjoy
Debunked: Leo Varadkar did not say that 'biological males' shouldn't be put in female prisons
Prison inmate died after not receiving CPR for 7 minutes due to delays in opening cell
Pregnant US inmate seeks release because unborn baby is innocent
Wicklow man jailed for seven years for the sexual abuse and rape of his step-niece
Thousands of protesters in Iran pardoned by country's supreme leader
France concerned for health of French-Irish citizen on hunger strike in Iran prison
All time
Emotional Boris Becker relied on 'blood brothers' to protect him in prison
The Explainer x Noteworthy: Why are Travellers so overrepresented in prison?
Blind Justice: How prison is leaving Travellers isolated and traumatised
Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
Kremlin critic Navalny says he is in solitary confinement for starting union in prison
Lessons must be learned from death of Mountjoy prisoner, says McEntee
Gardaí investigating after prisoner 'seriously injured' during Mountjoy Prison incident
Taoiseach pays emotional visit to Singapore prison camp that held his uncle
Third of UK prisoners show symptoms of 'severe anxiety disorder' due to pandemic
US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together
Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare
Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive
Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison
Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
Professor Kathleen Lynch