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Two men charged over prisoner's violent escape from Tallaght Hospital
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# Derek Brockwell

Two men charged over prisoner's violent escape from Tallaght Hospital

Jan 8th 2016, 12:10 PM 14,296 Views 0 Comments

Derek Brockwell stabbed two prison officers in the escape last February.

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital

Apr 10th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,152 Views 35 Comments

This time the offender in question was in the custody of gardaí, not the prison service.

The Prison Service made 166 requests for armed escorts last year
# Say Please
# Say Please

The Prison Service made 166 requests for armed escorts last year

Mar 31st 2015, 4:32 PM 12,736 Views 44 Comments

… and the gardaí turned most of them down. And no one seems to know why.

'Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers'
# Strike Looming
# Strike Looming

'Luas security guards have better stab vests than prison officers'

Mar 4th 2015, 7:49 PM 13,137 Views 29 Comments

A ballot on industrial action will take place next week.

Derek Brockwell has been transferred to a prison in England
# Escape
# Escape

Derek Brockwell has been transferred to a prison in England

Mar 4th 2015, 5:59 PM 19,067 Views 31 Comments

The escaped prisoner has time left to serve on his UK sentences.

Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Sunday Independent, same-sex marriage and Snapchat: The week in numbers

Feb 21st 2015, 7:00 PM 7,895 Views 9 Comments

Plus: How long were the water charge protesters jailed for?

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached
# Re-arrest
# Re-arrest

Fugitive prisoner stabbed himself in stomach as police approached

Feb 19th 2015, 4:35 PM 152,063 Views 181 Comments

He is suspected of carrying out two armed robberies while on the run from police.

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape
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# Derek Brockwell

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape

Feb 19th 2015, 2:18 PM 6,599 Views 56 Comments

It follows claims that requests for an armed escort to be provided for Derek Brockwell were refused.

Why wasn't a prisoner on the run from the UK sent back there when he was arrested?
# Escape
# Escape

Why wasn't a prisoner on the run from the UK sent back there when he was arrested?

Feb 19th 2015, 6:00 AM 15,673 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Justice says it was standard procedure.

"There was blood everywhere": Eyewitness describes Derek Brockwell's escape from Tallaght Hospital
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# Derek Brockwell

"There was blood everywhere": Eyewitness describes Derek Brockwell's escape from Tallaght Hospital

Feb 18th 2015, 3:36 PM 30,080 Views 56 Comments

An eyewitness described what happened during the dangerous prisoner’s escape.

Derek Brockwell: Search for 'violent, hardened criminal' continues, as Minister orders full report
# Manhunt
# Manhunt

Derek Brockwell: Search for 'violent, hardened criminal' continues, as Minister orders full report

Feb 18th 2015, 12:40 PM 30,100 Views 122 Comments

The two prison officers stabbed by Brockwell as he made his escape are said to be recovering well in hospital.

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack
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# Derek Brockwell

Manhunt: Gardaí search for dangerous escaped prisoner Derek Brockwell after hospital attack

Feb 17th 2015, 11:35 PM 137,991 Views 218 Comments

The man, a UK national, was serving a sentence for armed robbery.