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#central mental hospital

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 30 May, 2022

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council clears way for €378m Central Mental Hospital housing scheme
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Council clears way for €378m Central Mental Hospital housing scheme

May 30th 2022, 9:20 PM 27,550 Views 23 Comments

The fast-track scheme would be made up to 957 apartments and 20 houses.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 30 March, 2022

Land Development Agency lodges plans for close to 1,000 homes on Central Mental Hospital site
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

Land Development Agency lodges plans for close to 1,000 homes on Central Mental Hospital site

Mar 30th 2022, 11:31 AM 17,767 Views 15 Comments

The project consists of 940 apartments, 17 duplexes and 20 houses.

# central-mental-hospital - Tuesday 23 March, 2021

'Most unfortunate case': Central Mental Hospital staff engaged in standoff with gardaí over mentally ill man's admittance
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

'Most unfortunate case': Central Mental Hospital staff engaged in standoff with gardaí over mentally ill man's admittance

Mar 23rd 2021, 2:21 PM 63,141 Views 9 Comments

The man was initially refused entry due to the lack of beds in the CMH, an ongoing issue at the Dundrum facility.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 23 April, 2020

More than 1,200 new homes to be developed at site of Central Mental Hospital
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

More than 1,200 new homes to be developed at site of Central Mental Hospital

Apr 23rd 2020, 6:51 PM 33,744 Views 39 Comments

A planning application is to be submitted by the middle of 2021, with construction to begin in 2022

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 25 October, 2019

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer
# Prison Reform
# Prison Reform

Central Mental Hospital is at full capacity, prisoners with severe conditions wait 120 days for transfer

Oct 25th 2019, 12:05 AM 17,437 Views 18 Comments

There are also currently 614 prisoners on a waiting list for an intervention from prison psychology services.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 24 October, 2019

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

Mother can't be committed to CMH as it has reached 'full capacity in its quota of female patients', court hears

Oct 24th 2019, 4:26 PM 15,546 Views 0 Comments

The woman was yesterday found not guilty by reason of insanity of the murder of her three-year-old daughter.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 31 May, 2019

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner
# Courts
# Courts

Dublin man found not guilty by reason of insanity of murder of his mother's partner

May 31st 2019, 4:57 PM 17,705 Views 3 Comments

Adam Nolan is being treated in the Central Mental Hospital.

# central-mental-hospital - Tuesday 21 May, 2019

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital
# Mercy Peters
# Mercy Peters

Woman found not guilty of murdering flatmate by reason of insanity is committed to Central Mental Hospital

May 21st 2019, 7:04 PM 20,565 Views 0 Comments

Mercy Peters had told gardaí that voices in her head made her stab the 42-year-old in their Dublin home.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 20 December, 2018

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Man who raped Spanish student asks for transfer to Central Mental Hospital

Dec 20th 2018, 7:40 PM 27,216 Views 0 Comments

Eoin Berkley (25) of Hampton Wood Way, Finglas, was jailed for 14 years for abducted and repeatedly raping a woman.

# central-mental-hospital - Saturday 27 October, 2018

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds
# Lockdown
# Lockdown

More than two-thirds of Irish prisoners on 'restricted' regime kept in cells for 21 hours a day, report finds

Oct 27th 2018, 4:22 PM 12,651 Views 51 Comments

A new report by the Irish Penal Reform Trust has raised concerns over Ireland’s increasing prison population.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

Potential retrial for woman accused of slicing a woman's throat after jury fails to reach verdict
# Courts
# Courts

Potential retrial for woman accused of slicing a woman's throat after jury fails to reach verdict

Updated Oct 24th 2018, 10:10 PM 20,676 Views 0 Comments

The case was put back to November for a possible retrial.

# central-mental-hospital - Saturday 26 May, 2018

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital
# Court
# Court

Five patients found not guilty of crimes by reason of insanity have been discharged from hospital

May 26th 2018, 8:40 AM 18,547 Views 15 Comments

The offences included two homicides, possession of a firearm and three counts of false imprisonment.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital
# Assault
# Assault

Man who beat partner with hammer sent to Central Mental Hospital

May 9th 2018, 1:14 PM 22,576 Views 19 Comments

During his trial, the jury heard the man punched his partner in the face, stuffed underwear in her mouth and gouged her eyes with his thumbs.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 13 January, 2017

Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital
# Dublin
# Dublin

Woman accused of stabbing woman in Drumcondra transferred to Central Mental Hospital

Jan 13th 2017, 2:49 PM 16,398 Views 0 Comments

The victim was hospitalised after suffering serious injuries during the incident earlier this month.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 16 December, 2016

Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity
# Dún Laoghaire
# Dún Laoghaire

Man who stabbed mother to death with kitchen knife found not guilty by reason of insanity

Dec 16th 2016, 1:45 PM 12,232 Views 1 Comment

32-year-old Fionn Braidwood stabbed his mother to death at the family home in Dublin in January 2015.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 14 November, 2016

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient
# Courts
# Courts

"We will never forgive him" - Family of woman killed in psychiatric hospital by another patient

Nov 14th 2016, 4:52 PM 16,334 Views 8 Comments

The woman’s son said he accepts the patient has a mental illness but said he will “never forgive him for what he did to my mother”.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 27 June, 2016

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Garda with early onset dementia who harassed female sergeant on Facebook committed to mental hospital

Jun 27th 2016, 4:46 PM 27,718 Views 25 Comments

Garda Donal Maguire was found not guilty by reason of insanity last month.

# central-mental-hospital - Monday 15 February, 2016

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital
# Courts
# Courts

Man who killed Dublin grandfather committed to Central Mental Hospital

Feb 15th 2016, 1:22 PM 15,733 Views 7 Comments

Dragos Nica stabbed Michael Gannon while he babysat his grandchildren.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down
# Dundrum
# Dundrum

The Central Mental Hospital is being closed down

Jun 3rd 2015, 4:43 PM 28,990 Views 43 Comments

Patients will be transferred to a larger, more modern, hospital in Portrane.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 7 November, 2012

Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions
# Psychiatric Admissions
# Psychiatric Admissions

Decrease in Irish psychiatric admissions

Nov 7th 2012, 8:54 AM 4,544 Views 24 Comments

Depressive disorders accounted for almost one in three admissions, as unskilled workers remain the most likely group to be admitted.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

"It's been hell": John Gallagher's brother speaks about 1988 double killings
# John Gallagher
# John Gallagher

"It's been hell": John Gallagher's brother speaks about 1988 double killings

May 30th 2012, 10:00 PM 8,543 Views 7 Comments

Gallagher recently turned himself in after absconding from the Central Mental Hospital 12 years ago.

# central-mental-hospital - Wednesday 23 May, 2012

Double killer hands himself in after 12 years on the run
# Central Mental Hospital
# Central Mental Hospital

Double killer hands himself in after 12 years on the run

May 23rd 2012, 7:50 AM 6,815 Views 35 Comments

John Gallagher had been found guilty of the murder of a mother and daughter on the grounds of Sligo General Hospital. He had been living in Strabane in Tyrone.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 23 February, 2012

Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin
# Health Service
# Health Service

Central Mental Hospital to be moved to north Dublin

Feb 23rd 2012, 4:36 PM 7,995 Views 22 Comments

A report into conditions at the Central Mental Hospital last year described it as “unsuitable”.

# central-mental-hospital - Thursday 10 November, 2011

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved
# Spending Cuts
# Spending Cuts

Children's Hospital to go ahead but Metro North and DART underground shelved

Nov 10th 2011, 2:05 PM 1,867 Views 16 Comments

The government’s capital expenditure announcements also included the news that the linking of the Luas lines will go ahead.

# central-mental-hospital - Friday 11 March, 2011

Report criticises Central Mental Hospital building as 'unsuitable'
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Report criticises Central Mental Hospital building as 'unsuitable'

Mar 11th 2011, 6:10 PM 1,461 Views 0 Comments

A number of reports about psychiatric hospitals across the country have been released by the Mental Health Commission today.