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Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan
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Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan

Oct 5th 2021, 6:01 PM 22,195 Views 0 Comments

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

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 40,141 Views 28 Comments

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

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years
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Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Feb 13th 2019, 10:48 PM 27,501 Views 36 Comments

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit
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Prisoner died after ingesting a package received during a visit

May 16th 2018, 6:05 PM 18,067 Views 18 Comments

Kevin Byrne received a package of drugs from his fiancee two days before Christmas 2014.

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
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Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,785 Views 7 Comments

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like
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This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 79,847 Views 56 Comments

Have a look inside.

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop
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# Cloverhill Prison

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop

Dec 19th 2017, 8:59 PM 24,274 Views 33 Comments

Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot
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# Slopping Out

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot

Sep 13th 2017, 12:43 PM 18,349 Views 49 Comments

The High Court ruled that Gary Simpson’s right to privacy was breached.

'A prisoner will say to you: I know where you live, I’ll burn your house down, I’ll get your kids.’
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# Life On The Inside

'A prisoner will say to you: I know where you live, I’ll burn your house down, I’ll get your kids.’

Apr 28th 2017, 6:01 AM 19,810 Views 30 Comments

Prison officers outlined the dangers they face in their day-to-day jobs.

No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon
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# No Extra Time

No extra jail time for double murderer who stabbed fellow inmate with stainless steel spoon

Mar 28th 2017, 8:30 PM 18,211 Views 40 Comments

The sentence will run alongside his two life terms as required by law meaning Howard will serve no extra time in prison.

'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears
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'Reckless' prisoner told officer 'you come to this cell and you're dead', court hears

Mar 18th 2017, 6:30 AM 15,874 Views 0 Comments

He threw a battery which broke glass that then injured her eye, though it was accepted he did not do it to injure her.

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies
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Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

Dec 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 11,835 Views 6 Comments

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'
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'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'

Dec 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,821 Views 109 Comments

‘It is a mark of true sincerity, therefore, for politicians to take up unpopular causes like that of Leon Wright,’ writes author Frankie Gaffney.

Man who held woman "chained like a dog" confesses to up to 7 killings
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Man who held woman "chained like a dog" confesses to up to 7 killings

Nov 6th 2016, 9:27 AM 27,956 Views 9 Comments

The man’s confessions may have solved a quadruple murder that baffled police and investigators for 13 years.

Prisoner facing discipline after breaking out onto roof of Cloverhill prison
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# Rooftop Breakout

Prisoner facing discipline after breaking out onto roof of Cloverhill prison

Oct 6th 2016, 8:25 PM 9,403 Views 24 Comments

The incident happened this evening at about 5.30pm.

German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby
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German woman kidnapped in Syria while pregnant has been released with her baby

Sep 29th 2016, 10:39 PM 19,547 Views 28 Comments

The pair were released yesterday and had safely crossed the border into Turkey, a ministry spokeswoman said.

Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"
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Convicted drug dealer denies calling prison officer "a dog"

Sep 23rd 2016, 6:05 AM 15,238 Views 0 Comments

Patrick Irwin is serving at 10-year term at Mountjoy Prison.

Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication
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Hospital allowed to treat prisoner who is refusing medication

Aug 10th 2016, 7:07 PM 19,938 Views 21 Comments

The man, who may have a mental illness, has an infection that could become septic and cause his death.

Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner
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Garda awarded €17.5k after being “viciously” attacked by prisoner

Jun 21st 2016, 1:32 PM 15,008 Views 45 Comments

The prisoner, a drug abuser, has since died.

Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State
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Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State

Jun 15th 2016, 4:29 PM 18,928 Views 11 Comments

An inmate who held another hostage in a cell was given a three and a half year sentence today.

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers
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# Such A Drag

Ex-prisoner successfully sues France for putting him in a cell with smokers

Oct 9th 2015, 4:59 PM 10,031 Views 25 Comments

The man had looked for €6,050 in damages.

Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison
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Questions raised after prisoner died after being released from prison

Sep 29th 2015, 5:49 PM 19,980 Views 13 Comments

The prisoner was diagnosed with a brain tumour whilst in prison and died two month after he was released.

Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook
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Weapon found on prisoner who was recaptured after posting to Facebook

Jul 21st 2015, 10:30 AM 19,732 Views 26 Comments

He wrote on his Facebook page, “Who else is out today haha”.

This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days
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This man has been on the run from prison for 20 days

May 29th 2015, 4:45 PM 32,634 Views 22 Comments

Police believe there is a possibility he may be in Northern Ireland.

Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns
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Released photo shows prisoner dressed as prey between police officers with shotguns

May 28th 2015, 5:23 PM 38,823 Views 37 Comments

The photo dates from a decade ago, but will do little to ease racial tensions in the US.

Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk
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Group says cell sharing in Irish prisons puts inmates lives at risk

May 18th 2015, 6:14 PM 17,515 Views 52 Comments

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice said Gary Douche would not have been killed in 2006 if a formal cell sharing risk assessment system was in place.

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred
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# Cloverhill Prison

Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred

May 11th 2015, 9:01 AM 17,097 Views 22 Comments

Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.

Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast
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Convicted murderer at large arrested in Belfast

May 5th 2015, 7:57 AM 11,546 Views 2 Comments

The 27-year-old was serving a 17 year sentence in Maghaberry Prison.

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital
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ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital

Apr 10th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,131 Views 36 Comments

This time the offender in question was in the custody of gardaí, not the prison service.

US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown
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US police hunt armed prisoner who escaped wearing a hospital gown

Mar 31st 2015, 3:18 PM 8,736 Views 12 Comments

The man wrestled a gun off a guard and fled the hospital, where he had been receiving treatment after a suicide attempt.

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
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Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

Feb 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 152,037 Views 181 Comments

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape
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# Derek Brockwell

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape

Feb 19th 2015, 2:18 PM 6,592 Views 56 Comments

It follows claims that requests for an armed escort to be provided for Derek Brockwell were refused.

Gardaí are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a prison van today
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Gardaí are searching for a prisoner who escaped from a prison van today

Dec 17th 2014, 6:32 PM 34,645 Views 84 Comments

He has been in custody at Portlaoise prison since 2012 and it’s reported that his case was due before the court of appeal tomorrow.

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts
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# Knit And Stitch

An inmate in Limerick Prison made these Magdalene-inspired quilts

Oct 30th 2014, 8:30 PM 18,024 Views 37 Comments

The man’s teacher said most students in the prison have little or no art experience and the classes help them to see what they’re capable of.

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
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# Suicide

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,448 Views 49 Comments

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son
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Father of British Islamic State hostage dies not knowing the fate of his son

Oct 22nd 2014, 11:35 AM 7,974 Views 4 Comments

Paul Cantlie had made an emotional appeal for the safe return of his son, John.

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison
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# Special Delivery

Investigation launched after drone full of drugs touched down at Dublin prison

Jun 25th 2014, 10:40 PM 35,330 Views 63 Comments

One of the prisoners is believed to have swallowed some of the packages contained in the helicopter drone.

Ridiculously good-looking criminal's mugshot goes viral after police Facebook post
# Model Mug
# Model Mug

Ridiculously good-looking criminal's mugshot goes viral after police Facebook post

Jun 20th 2014, 8:00 AM 67,958 Views 64 Comments

He’s ‘too sexy’ for jail, so they say.

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas
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# Controversy

Former POW Bergdahl back on US soil, will continue medical treatment in Texas

Jun 13th 2014, 9:11 AM 8,064 Views 50 Comments

It comes as new letters emerge, suggesting he was in a troubled state of mind before and during his deployment with the military.

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