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US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together
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US murder suspect and jail officer suspected of fleeing together

May 2nd 2022, 7:21 PM 30,775 Views 0 Comments

Authorities have said both individuals are extremely dangerous.

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare
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# Looking Back

Arrested rugby star Ferguson details Japan prison nightmare

Feb 28th 2022, 4:55 PM 13,118 Views 1 Comment

The player was arrested over an alleged assault and possession of illegal drugs in Tokyo last month.

Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive
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Victims to be priority in new parole process, says chief executive

Feb 20th 2022, 7:00 PM 11,621 Views 0 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched last August.

Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison
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# Jean-Luc Brunel

Close associate of Jeffrey Epstein found dead in French prison

Feb 19th 2022, 2:02 PM 56,424 Views 0 Comments

Jean-Luc Brunel, in his mid-70s, had been charged with the rape of minors and held in prison since December 2020.

Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison
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Death toll rises after air strike on Yemen prison

Jan 22nd 2022, 7:57 PM 14,979 Views 8 Comments

More than 80 people have been killed after the attack in Saada province.

Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
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Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill

Dec 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,655 Views 20 Comments

Professor Kathleen Lynch says our prison system has too long been used to incarcerate those who have additional needs.

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board
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Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board

Dec 6th 2021, 7:29 AM 8,138 Views 8 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched in August.

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison
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# Prison Break

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison

Dec 1st 2021, 10:30 PM 23,170 Views 7 Comments

Authorities said the pre-dawn attack resulted in gunshot wounds to two police officers.

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
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# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 5:00 PM 72,527 Views 13 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan
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# Loughan House

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan

Oct 5th 2021, 6:01 PM 22,203 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the prisoner is incarcerated on weapons and drug-related charges.

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
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# Inspector Of Prisons

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:21 PM 36,129 Views 70 Comments

Freshly released reports also found that prisoners are not being provided with sufficient meaningful human contact.

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra
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'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra

Jul 7th 2021, 3:23 PM 17,298 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked the Justice Minister for a report on the matter.

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show
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# CSO

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show

Jun 25th 2021, 1:51 PM 13,997 Views 47 Comments

The number of offenders who go on to reoffend dropped from 54% in 2011 to 48% in 2018.

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
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Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:21 PM 9,157 Views 5 Comments

The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.

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

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

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,601 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 29,089 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 19,173 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 62,416 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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# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,977 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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# Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison

Feb 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 67,770 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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# Courts

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

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,756 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 11,595 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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# Covid Jab

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

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,985 Views 19 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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# Mountjoy Prison

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

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,885 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 27,973 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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# Saga

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

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,609 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 40,143 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 26,710 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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# Infection Control

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

Jun 10th 2020, 5:29 PM 17,172 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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# Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,136 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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# Iran

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

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,426 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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# Weinstein

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

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,677 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 30,777 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 24,596 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'
# Annual Report
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# Annual Report

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

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,886 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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# Cloverhill Prison

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

Nov 24th 2019, 11:20 AM 20,690 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 40,382 Views 18 Comments

A Garda investigation has been launched.

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

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

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,935 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'
# A Rugby Life
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# A Rugby Life

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

Oct 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 42,092 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 26,425 Views 52 Comments

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

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