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# cloverhill - Saturday 24 October, 2020

'What happened to my boy?' - Family of man who died in unexplained circumstances in Cloverhill Prison demand answers

Ivan Rosney died in Cloverhill Prison at the end of last month.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Man (50s) due in court over death of inmate in Cloverhill Prison

The victim, Mark Lawlor, was found dead in Cloverhill Prison on Saturday.

# cloverhill - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# cloverhill - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner

A Garda investigation has been launched.

# cloverhill - Friday 26 July, 2019

'He could have lost his eye': Prison officer injured in assault by inmate at Cloverhill

The Prison Officers Association has called for the provision of protective equipment like batons and pepper spray for staff.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

# cloverhill - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Man escapes custody ahead of court hearing

It’s understood he escaped in a waiting car.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

Man found dead in cell at Cloverhill Prison

Foul play is not suspected in the man’s death.

# cloverhill - Thursday 3 August, 2017

No extra jail time for inmate who attacked Cloverhill governor

His solicitor said he had been “subject to a difficult stressful regime”.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Three stabbings involving four inmates at Cloverhill Prison

The violent attacks happened over a period of three days.

# cloverhill - Monday 10 October, 2016

Man charged with stabbing murder of 25-year-old student in Dublin

25-year-old student Leo Carolan died from stab wounds in a house on the South Circular Road in Dublin last week.

# cloverhill - Thursday 6 October, 2016

Prisoner facing discipline after breaking out onto roof of Cloverhill prison

The incident happened this evening at about 5.30pm.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

'Exemplary' prisoner, convicted of heroin possession, left on Dublin street alone for an hour by guards

Joseph O’Neill, convicted of possessing €1.4 million worth of heroin, had been giving a speech at a conference in Dublin Castle.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

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.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Man who tried to smuggle drugs into prison fell asleep on the toilet while passing them

The man was the subject of threats when it emerged he was on compassionate leave.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 15 March, 2016

David Drumm blows kiss to supporters in court before being released on bail

The former Anglo boss spent last night in Cloverhill prison.

# cloverhill - Sunday 29 November, 2015

Ireland's most dangerous prisons: Around the country staff are working in constant danger

So far this year there have been more than 50 assaults by prisoners on staff.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 17 November, 2015

Officer 'punched prisoner, sat on his chest and poked his eye'

An anti-torture committee has raised serious concerns about conditions in Irish prisons.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 5 August, 2015

Cloverhill inmates coaxed down from prison roof with snack boxes

Negotiators spoke with the prisoners for over 12 hours.

# cloverhill - Friday 31 July, 2015

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.

# cloverhill - Thursday 30 July, 2015

Asylum seeker horribly beaten in Cloverhill is the Afghan man found at side of motorway

21-year-old Walli Ullah Safi had no idea what country he was in when he first arrived in Ireland two weeks ago.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Cloverhill riot: Prisoners injured, two climb onto roof

Officers in riot gear were sent to deal with the protest, after attempts to resolve it via negotiation failed.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Afghan man found at side of Irish motorway with no knowledge of what country he was in

The man claims to have travelled as a stowaway for three months before ending up at the side of the M7 motorway near Naas, Co Kildare.

# cloverhill - Thursday 2 July, 2015

Four prison officers injured in attack at reception of Cloverhill

A prisoner was being moved between facilities when the incident occurred.

# cloverhill - Tuesday 30 June, 2015

Prisoner spent two hours on roof of Cloverhill today after retrieving drugs

It comes after inmates formed a pyramid to help a prisoner get on the roof of Mountjoy prison earlier this month.

# cloverhill - Friday 19 June, 2015

Three prison officers hospitalised after inmate lashes out with brush handle

The prisoner will be brought before a full disciplinary hearing.

# cloverhill - Sunday 7 June, 2015

Inter-county footballer in hospital after being injured on duty as prison officer

He was injured after intervening when one prisoner attacked another.

# cloverhill - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Both sides 'disappointed' as officers picket outside Cloverhill prison

The officers claim staffing levels are dangerously low.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell

Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.

# cloverhill - Thursday 24 January, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 stories, 5 minutes, 5 o’clock.

Report into prisoner death finds multiple mistakes were made

Shane Rogers took his own life in a cell at Cloverhill courthouse, despite being on suicide watch.

# cloverhill - Friday 10 August, 2012

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cloverhill - Friday 23 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9 This post contains videos

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things to know this morning…

# cloverhill - Tuesday 20 December, 2011

GAA player's murder accused found dead

Shane Rodgers, who was being held in custody in Cloverhill on charge of murdering James Hughes, was found dead in a holding cell.

The 5 at 5: Tuesday

Today’s 5 at 5: Waterford is seeking the return of a stolen Baby Jesus, the restructuring of Bank of Ireland has been approved, and a man has died at a Dublin courthouse.

# cloverhill - Saturday 22 October, 2011

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.

# cloverhill - Wednesday 18 May, 2011

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: Day 2 of the Queen’s trip sees her visit Croke Park; the Olympic torch may stop over in Dublin during its London 2012 tour; and IMF boss’s lawyers claim sex with chambermaid was consensual.