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Thursday 28 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Cloverhill Prison

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Trial of prisoner delayed as wearing Covid-19 PPE would 'set a person apart'
Cloverhill Prison Governor Anthony Harris explained that there was a Covid-19 outbreak at the prison.
Cloverhill Prison confirms mass testing for Covid-19 as prisoner tests positive
The Irish Prison Service said the HSE has agreed to undertake mass testing of all its staff and prisoners.
Gardaí probe death of prisoner (34) at Cloverhill Prison
The incident happened around 11am yesterday morning.
Man (50s) due in court over death of inmate in Cloverhill Prison
The victim, Mark Lawlor, was found dead in Cloverhill Prison on Saturday.
Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison
A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner
A Garda investigation has been launched.
Boy awarded €35,000 after contracting TB from dad who picked it up from prisoners at work
The judge said the boy had “suffered a nasty little life experience” but had fortunately fully recovered.
Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop
Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.
Significant staff shortage at Cloverhill Prison as 36 people call in sick
Approximately 200 staff are supposed to work at the prison each day.
Hostage situation at Cloverhill may have been attempt to make claim against State
An inmate who held another hostage in a cell was given a three and a half year sentence today.
Officer 'punched prisoner, sat on his chest and poked his eye'
An anti-torture committee has raised serious concerns about conditions in Irish prisons.
A rally calling for Walli Ullah Safi's immediate release from Cloverhill has been held in Dublin
The 21-year-old Afghan migrant had his face slashed and his arm broken when he was taken hostage by other inmates.
Driver attempts to run over prison officers as they leave Cloverhill
The car struck a bollard and none of the prison staff were injured.
Three prison officers hospitalised after inmate lashes out with brush handle
The prisoner will be brought before a full disciplinary hearing.
Large knife found in toilet at Tallaght Hospital as a prisoner was being transferred
Stab vests were issued to prisoner officers as a precaution.
Concerns for Deaf man jailed over Dawson St bus death
At Edward Connor’s sentencing this week, the court heard specific rehabilitation services for Deaf people will not be put in place until next year.
Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell
Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.
Samaritans celebrates 10 years of prisoner listener scheme
Over the past year, Samaritans recorded 1,100 formal contacts within the six prisons in its Listener Scheme, an 83 per cent increase on 2011.
Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.
Man held over fatal Dublin hit-and-run
A man is being questioned by Gardaí over a fatal hit-and-run incident in Cabra, Dublin, in which a 14-year-old boy died last December.
Cloverhill inmates, staff being screened for tuberculosis
Staff and inmates at the prison in Clondalkin are being tested after a number of prison officers tested positive for TB.