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#cork prison

# cork-prison - This year 2022

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

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

May 12th 2022, 6:25 PM 43,489 Views 0 Comments

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

# cork-prison - Last year 2021

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

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

Dec 21st 2021, 4:35 PM 12,708 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 - All time

Man who set up gambling support group in Cork Prison steals €6.9k cash to go on gambling spree
# Courts
# 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 31,537 Views 0 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 26th 2016, 5:41 PM 8,369 Views 0 Comments

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

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 25,814 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.

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 14,556 Views 18 Comments

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

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

Cork prisoner stabbed to death over a remote control named

May 17th 2015, 2:52 PM 21,133 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 32,335 Views 34 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

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 25,557 Views 49 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 23rd 2014, 7:30 PM 173 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.

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

Concerned Cork residents say new prison will overshadow their homes

Jan 20th 2014, 10:43 PM 15,523 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.

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 10,594 Views 97 Comments

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

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 6,490 Views 35 Comments

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

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

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

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,141 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison

Feb 29th 2012, 1:05 PM 2,667 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’.

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons
# Prisons
# Prisons

Torture watchdog slams conditions in Irish prisons

Feb 10th 2011, 8:23 AM 2,118 Views 0 Comments

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