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# escaped - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Families of Islamic State supporters escape Syria displacement camp, officials say

The displacement camps host some 12,000 foreigners – 8,000 children and 4,000 women.

# escaped - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Prisoner escapes from custody while receiving treatment at St James's Hospital in Dublin

The incident happened at around 10am this morning.

# escaped - Sunday 5 August, 2018

'I was kidnapped by Islamic State, sold into slavery and endured rape, torture and humiliation'

UN Goodwill Ambassador Nadia Murad writes how six of her brothers were shot and buried in irrigation ditches when Islamic State invaded the Sinjar region in northern Iraq.

# escaped - Tuesday 12 June, 2018

Man escapes custody ahead of court hearing

It’s understood he escaped in a waiting car.

# escaped - Friday 1 June, 2018

German zoo finds missing lions, tigers and jaguar hiding in their enclosures

A bear which had broken free from its enclosure was however shot dead.

# escaped - Wednesday 17 January, 2018

Three monkeys staged an escape from their enclosure in Dublin Zoo during Storm Ophelia

The monkeys jumped 20 feet from a climbing frame in their habitat before running riot in the zoo grounds.

# escaped - Monday 6 March, 2017

Wild animals, including monkey called Stevie Wonder, escaped at Fota seven times in one year

The animals were never in danger or a threat to any visitors, a spokesperson said.

# escaped - Sunday 14 August, 2016

Five teens apprehended after escaping from Dublin child detention centre

Two had remained at large last night but have since been found.

# escaped - Friday 4 March, 2016

Murderer on the loose after absconding from jail in Wicklow

Gardaí are asking for the public’s assistance in tracking 51-year-old Frederick Lee.

# escaped - Tuesday 4 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge How the giant Dublin Minion captured the world's attention Despicable Times

# escaped - Friday 14 March, 2014

4x4 set on fire at Quinn plant in Cavan

CEO Paul O’Brien said it was ‘reckless in the extreme’ stating that employees were in the area that the car was driven in to.

# escaped - Thursday 17 January, 2013

Irish hostage released in Algeria amid conflicting reports of casualties

Taoiseach Enda Kenny has welcomed the news that Stephen McFaul has been freed – but confusion remains over the fate of the other hostages.

# escaped - Tuesday 17 July, 2012

Brothers still missing from Roscommon prison

The two brothers, Vasilea and Toader Feier, left a note in their cell at Castlerea Prison.

# escaped - Friday 11 May, 2012

UK police ask for help locating prisoner

Patrick Joyce has breached the terms of his release agreement.

# escaped - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Escaped prisoner appears before Derry court

The 26-year-old was temporarily removed from the court after shouting obscenities at the judge.

# escaped - Friday 16 March, 2012

GRA questions holding garda killer in low-security facility

The Garda Representative Association has also called for tougher sentences for certain murders, such as the killing of gardaí.

Escaped Garda killer arrested by PSNI in Derry

Martin McDermott, 26, was arrested in the city this morning for criminal offences he had committed in the region.

Search continues for Garda killer who escaped from Cavan jail

Martin McDermott, 25, was serving a seven-year sentence for the manslaughter of a Garda in December 2009.

# escaped - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Inmate escapes from Cavan prison

The prisoner was reported missing this evening.

# escaped - Sunday 11 March, 2012

Japanese tsunami: 7 incredible survival stories

Amongst the damage and destruction caused by the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in March 2011, there were incredible tales of survival and courage. We take a look at seven of them.

# escaped - Wednesday 7 September, 2011

A PRISONER WHO escaped from custody while being treated at a Limerick hospital last week has been apprehended by gardaí and returned to prison. Christopher O’Donnell, 25, was being treated at Mid-Western Regional Hospital on 29 August when he escaped. He was pursued by two prison officers, but managed to get away. He has been serving an 18-month sentence for burglary.

# escaped - Tuesday 6 September, 2011

Search continues for escaped prisoner

The 25-year-old escaped while in the custody of two prison officers at Mid-Western Regional Hospital last week.

# escaped - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Escaped prisoner not located by authorities

The man absconded from custody while being treated at the Mid-Western Regional Hospital in Limerick yesterday.

# escaped - Monday 29 August, 2011

GARDAÍ HAVE confirmed that a prisoner escaped from the Irish Prison Service’s custody this evening while being treated at Mid-Western Regional Hospital. Both the gardaí and the prison service are investigating the incident and are searching for the escaped man. RTÉ reports that the man, aged in his 20s, has a year left to serve. He was chased by two prison officers, but managed to escape.