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#Child Detention

# child-detention - Tuesday 31 May, 2016

Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action

Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.

# child-detention - Sunday 26 July, 2015

Four teenagers broke out of a €56 million child detention facility

One has since been returned to Oberstown.

# child-detention - Saturday 25 October, 2014

How many children were sent to detention schools this year?

There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.

# child-detention - Thursday 11 September, 2014

Three child detention centres to be made into just one

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

# child-detention - Saturday 2 November, 2013

Taken from their home, blindfolded and interrogated - for 'throwing stones'

A roundtable event yesterday heard the story of these two brothers, who live in Palestine’s West Bank.

# child-detention - Tuesday 31 July, 2012

OPW launches tender process for new child detention facility

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