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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Child Detention

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Staff unable to serve breakfast as normal due to Oberstown industrial action
Members of Siptu and Impact are taking the action today.
Four teenagers broke out of a €56 million child detention facility
One has since been returned to Oberstown.
How many children were sent to detention schools this year?
There are three such institutions in Ireland, all based in Dublin.
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.
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.
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.