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New series of The Young Offenders to air on RTÉ One later this month
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New series of The Young Offenders to air on RTÉ One later this month

Jul 8th 2020, 4:23 PM 17,548 Views 17 Comments

The series will air in the prime-time Late Late Show slot of 9.35pm on RTÉ One.

Young Offenders star Chris Walley wins Olivier award
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Young Offenders star Chris Walley wins Olivier award

Apr 8th 2019, 8:39 AM 25,122 Views 9 Comments

The Cork native scooped the award for his role in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore.

Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row
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Over 600,000 tune in as Mrs Brown's Boys tops RTÉ Christmas ratings for eighth year in a row

Dec 27th 2018, 5:52 PM 37,494 Views 81 Comments

This year’s Christmas special was watched by an average audience of 612,000 people.

Derry Girls and Young Offenders stars team up for dark comedy set during the Troubles
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Derry Girls and Young Offenders stars team up for dark comedy set during the Troubles

Sep 1st 2018, 6:30 PM 26,481 Views 9 Comments

The play is written by the Derry Girls creator Lisa McGee.

Senior gardaí summoned to HQ over non-prosecution of 13,000 juvenile offences
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Senior gardaí summoned to HQ over non-prosecution of 13,000 juvenile offences

Jul 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 31,125 Views 40 Comments

Thousands of young people went unpunished for their crimes.

The Young Offenders has been nominated for a prestigious international television award
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The Young Offenders has been nominated for a prestigious international television award

Jul 18th 2018, 6:06 PM 3,151 Views 1 Comment

They’re going up against Channel 4′s ‘The Windsors’ as well as two other shows.

The IFTA Gala Television Awards were on last night and Derry Girls and the Young Offenders did very well
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The IFTA Gala Television Awards were on last night and Derry Girls and the Young Offenders did very well

Jun 1st 2018, 10:09 AM 3,691 Views 0 Comments

Dermot Bannon also finally won an award!

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'
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'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

Apr 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 25,532 Views 19 Comments

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

Craig David held a Billy Murphy-style singalong on a London bus this afternoon
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Craig David held a Billy Murphy-style singalong on a London bus this afternoon

Mar 27th 2018, 6:00 PM 4,887 Views 1 Comment

No, Craig David was not holding these people hostage.

The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall
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The Young Offenders gives 25-year-old song a huge boost - but band don't expect a windfall

Mar 19th 2018, 2:58 PM 87,982 Views 19 Comments

We speak to the band’s drummer Ashley Keating about how they have coped with the many changes in the music industry.

Poll: Should the worst young offenders be sent to an army bootcamp?
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Poll: Should the worst young offenders be sent to an army bootcamp?

Aug 14th 2017, 9:30 AM 34,565 Views 127 Comments

New Zealand’s government has announced plans to crack down on the country’s worst juvenile offenders.

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 21,842 Views 33 Comments

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

Irish movie The Young Offenders just opened in the UK and it's getting glowing reviews
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Irish movie The Young Offenders just opened in the UK and it's getting glowing reviews

Jan 15th 2017, 10:41 AM 13,372 Views 0 Comments

The ‘Irish buddy movie’ is making waves.

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 8,326 Views 0 Comments

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

Here's why everyone is raving Young Offenders - the new Irish film set in Cork
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Here's why everyone is raving Young Offenders - the new Irish film set in Cork

Sep 21st 2016, 6:00 PM 10,858 Views 3 Comments

The Young Offenders just achieved the highest opening of an Irish film at the Republic of Ireland box office this year.

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 13,673 Views 0 Comments

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

Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure has inspired one of the year's funniest films
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Ireland's biggest cocaine seizure has inspired one of the year's funniest films

Sep 18th 2016, 8:30 PM 83,387 Views 25 Comments

We met the director and the film’s stars.

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 8,673 Views 0 Comments

The case was heard in court today.

Today's top stories in 6 seconds
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Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Mar 30th 2015, 12:57 PM 7,868 Views 0 Comments

All of the news, none of the waiting.

There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons
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There are 844 people under the age of 25 in Irish prisons

Jan 26th 2015, 6:55 AM 15,942 Views 35 Comments

Just 20 of them are female.

Column: We continue to put children in adult prisons. It is utterly unacceptable.
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Column: We continue to put children in adult prisons. It is utterly unacceptable.

Dec 19th 2014, 8:00 AM 288 Views 22 Comments

Young people have the highest rates of reoffending, but they also have the greatest capacity for change – scientific evidence proves this.

Three child detention centres to be made into just one
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Three child detention centres to be made into just one

Sep 11th 2014, 7:30 AM 8,108 Views 4 Comments

The schools are on the same campus but are to be brought under one director.

PSNI officer slashed in the face with a stanley knife
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PSNI officer slashed in the face with a stanley knife

Jan 1st 2014, 5:27 PM 14,446 Views 34 Comments

A 16-year-old boy has been arrested after the incident in Belfast.

Number of children involved in crime falls for the sixth year in a row
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Number of children involved in crime falls for the sixth year in a row

Dec 30th 2013, 6:13 PM 5,523 Views 16 Comments

The number of children involved in the Garda Diversion Programme fell by 563.

Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too
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Seven young offenders released as judge rules kids should get remission too

Dec 10th 2013, 8:18 PM 11,234 Views 31 Comments

The ruling by a High Court judge today closes a gap in the law which meant teenagers had to serve full sentences, even though adults don’t.

Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality
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Former Mountjoy governor: Dole cuts likely to push young people into criminality

Oct 20th 2013, 8:15 AM 11,352 Views 82 Comments

John Lonergan told TheJournal.ie that the cut announced in the Budget is “a terrible indication of the value we place” on our young people.

Lisa McInerney: So St Pat's is to close - but that's just the first step
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Lisa McInerney: So St Pat's is to close - but that's just the first step

Jul 15th 2013, 7:00 AM 33 Views 36 Comments

Report after report has documented the problems with St Patrick’s Institution – but now we need to actually deal with young offenders in a meaningful way.

"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison
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"There's going to be riots" when St Patrick's inmates move to new prison

Jul 7th 2013, 8:30 AM 12,994 Views 90 Comments

A senior prison officer has warned that rival gangs will battle for dominance when the young offenders are moved to an adult prison.

Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield
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Officers who mistreated teens at St Patrick's will not move to Wheatfield

Jul 6th 2013, 4:05 PM 9,141 Views 73 Comments

After visiting Wheatfield, the Children’s Ombdusman Emily Logan said she felt reassured about the move.

Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"
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Moving inmates from St Pat's to adult prison "won't make one iota of difference"

Jul 4th 2013, 7:30 AM 5,287 Views 22 Comments

A prison officer in St Patrick’s says all the current problems in St Patrick’s Institution will just be recreated when the inmates move to Wheatfield Prison.

“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down
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“The culture has not changed” – St Patrick’s Institution finally gets closed down

Jul 3rd 2013, 8:17 PM 15,690 Views 114 Comments

The head of the Irish Prison Service said that the safety of young offenders cannot be guaranteed at St Patrick’s.

Prison officers: 'We can't deal with 16-year-olds - we're not child carers'
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Prison officers: 'We can't deal with 16-year-olds - we're not child carers'

May 3rd 2013, 11:58 AM 14,070 Views 63 Comments

The Prison Officers Association says members need special training to deal with underage inmates – and they don’t get it.

Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014
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Minister for Justice: All teenagers to be removed from St Patrick's by 2014

Oct 17th 2012, 9:20 AM 4,510 Views 40 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons has reported incidents of forced stripping of prisoners, excessive punishment, and bullying and intimidation of young and vulnerable inmates by staff at the facility.

HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí
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HIQA report expresses concern over alleged abuse by Gardaí

Oct 11th 2012, 2:00 PM 7,317 Views 25 Comments

The report said there has been no outcome from a complaint to the Garda Ombudsman and there was “little external advocacy and intervention” on behalf of the young person involved.

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility
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OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility

Jul 31st 2012, 10:18 AM 2,546 Views 11 Comments

Government announced earlier this year it would provide €50m in funding to end practice of detaining teenage offenders at adult prisons.

'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution
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'Disturbing issues' uncovered by probe of St Patrick's youth institution

May 22nd 2012, 5:51 PM 5,809 Views 10 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons is undertaking a “far reaching” inquiry into the institution, where 16 and 17-year-olds are held.

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection
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40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Apr 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,157 Views 10 Comments

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

Funding secured to end detention of children in adult prison
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Funding secured to end detention of children in adult prison

Apr 2nd 2012, 4:15 PM 2,436 Views 20 Comments

The €50m funding will mean the end of housing underage offenders in St Patrick’s Institution, which is an adult prison.