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# derek-brockwell - Friday 8 January, 2016

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

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

Jan 8th 2016, 12:10 PM 14,248 Views 0 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Friday 10 April, 2015

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital
# Tallaght
# Tallaght

ANOTHER prisoner has escaped from Tallaght Hospital

Apr 10th 2015, 9:50 AM 19,107 Views 36 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

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 12,689 Views 44 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

'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 13,024 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 19,039 Views 31 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Saturday 21 February, 2015

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 7,883 Views 9 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Thursday 19 February, 2015

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 152,003 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
# Derek Brockwell
# Derek Brockwell

"No evidence" cutbacks were to blame for prisoner escape

Feb 19th 2015, 2:18 PM 6,586 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 15,657 Views 17 Comments

The Department of Justice says it was standard procedure.

# derek-brockwell - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 18th 2015, 3:36 PM 30,017 Views 57 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 30,057 Views 122 Comments

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

# derek-brockwell - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

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

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

Feb 17th 2015, 11:35 PM 137,904 Views 218 Comments

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