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# cork-prison - Thursday 12 May, 2022

Irish DJ who was credited with viral garda dance held in Cork prison for alleged harassment
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Irish DJ who was credited with viral garda dance held in Cork prison for alleged harassment

May 12th 2022, 6:25 PM 43,258 Views 0 Comments

‘Clearing my name is now the most important thing. I have worked too hard to fall now,’ said Shanley.

# cork-prison - Tuesday 21 December, 2021

Prison watchdog: Cork inmates afraid to talk to inspectors for fear of reprisal by authorities
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# Cork Prison

Prison watchdog: Cork inmates afraid to talk to inspectors for fear of reprisal by authorities

Dec 21st 2021, 4:35 PM 12,626 Views 20 Comments

The report recorded claims by one inmate that a Black prisoner had been referred to by a prison officer as “a raisin in a bowl of rice”.

# cork-prison - Friday 1 March, 2019

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree
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# Courts

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree

Mar 1st 2019, 2:28 PM 31,496 Views 0 Comments

Ian O’Sullivan appeared in court over the theft of €6,901 in cash and €4,000 in cheques from Musgraves.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

Man found guilty of murdering fellow prison inmate after row over TV channels
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# Cork Prison

Man found guilty of murdering fellow prison inmate after row over TV channels

Oct 26th 2016, 5:41 PM 8,353 Views 0 Comments

The four day trial heard that Brian Veale stabbed Graham Johnson in the kitchen of Cork Prison.

# cork-prison - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

Prisoner left out in prison yard overnight alleges discrimination against Travellers
# Cork Prison
# Cork Prison

Prisoner left out in prison yard overnight alleges discrimination against Travellers

Jul 5th 2016, 1:02 PM 25,770 Views 0 Comments

On 2-3 March of this year, inmate Martin McDonagh was accidentally locked outside in an exercise yard all night at Cork Prison.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 1 July, 2015

Prisoner attempted to escape after being brought to hospital from Cork prison
# I Want To Break Free
# I Want To Break Free

Prisoner attempted to escape after being brought to hospital from Cork prison

Jul 1st 2015, 8:39 PM 14,540 Views 18 Comments

He knocked over an elderly woman as he attempted to escape.

# cork-prison - Sunday 17 May, 2015

Cork prisoner stabbed to death over a remote control named
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# Cork

Cork prisoner stabbed to death over a remote control named

May 17th 2015, 2:52 PM 21,114 Views 39 Comments

41-year-old Graham Johnson died following a dispute.

A prisoner has been stabbed to death in Cork Prison
# Incident
# Incident

A prisoner has been stabbed to death in Cork Prison

May 17th 2015, 7:28 AM 32,322 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

# cork-prison - Saturday 25 October, 2014

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment
# Suicide
# Suicide

Prisoner took his own life nine days after being moved to Cork Prison as a punishment

Oct 25th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,460 Views 49 Comments

The 25-year-old prisoner was found hanged in his cell.

# cork-prison - Thursday 23 January, 2014

Column: Building a bigger Cork prison with doubled-up cells is completely senseless
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# Cramped

Column: Building a bigger Cork prison with doubled-up cells is completely senseless

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 162 Views 51 Comments

The new prison in Cork is being built to hold more prisoners, even though our crime rate is decreasing, and cells are being planned for doubled-occupancy. This goes against internationally-supported standards, writes Fiona Ní Chinneide.

# cork-prison - Monday 20 January, 2014

Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes
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# Cork

Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes

Jan 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 15,508 Views 42 Comments

The Director General of the Irish Prison Service Michael Donnellan said the residents were fully consulted about the construction plans for the new prison.

# cork-prison - Thursday 16 January, 2014

New Cork prison will be "cramped and oppressive"
# Cork Prison
# Cork Prison

New Cork prison will be "cramped and oppressive"

Jan 16th 2014, 4:01 PM 10,583 Views 97 Comments

The Justice Minister is signing documents to give the go-ahead for the new prison, but campaigners are not happy

# cork-prison - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Plan for new Cork prison signed-off by Oireachtas Committee
# Cell Replacement
# Cell Replacement

Plan for new Cork prison signed-off by Oireachtas Committee

Jun 12th 2013, 2:24 PM 6,480 Views 35 Comments

A recent report called conditions in the existing facility ‘archaic and Dickensian’.

# cork-prison - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
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# Prison Phones

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,121 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

# cork-prison - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison
# Prison Conditions
# Prison Conditions

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison

Feb 29th 2012, 1:05 PM 2,650 Views 31 Comments

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter says that building a new prison facility in Cork could comprehensively tackle overcrowding and the ongoing practice of ‘slopping out’.

# cork-prison - Thursday 10 February, 2011

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons
# Prisons
# Prisons

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons

Feb 10th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,103 Views 0 Comments

The report from a Council of Europe committee heavily criticises conditions in some of the country’s major prisons.