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# hooch - Monday 2 April, 2018

Prison guards are cracking down on moonshine in Irish prisons

The largest amount seized was 266 pints in Castlerea Prison.

# hooch - Monday 7 August, 2017

873 pints of' 'hooch' confiscated in Irish prisons last year

Homebrew is made in cells using ingredients including water, sugar, fruit and bread.

# hooch - Sunday 17 July, 2016

21 men die in India after drinking toxic bootleg alcohol

Police in Uttar Pradesh state’s Etah district said the victims started to vomit and fall sick on Friday.

# hooch - Friday 8 May, 2015

Prisoner found dead in Mountjoy cell

The man was a father of four from Louth.

# hooch - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Portlaoise Prisoners made their own phone chargers... but they were seized today

Hooch, tablets and a mobile phone were also found in today’s search.

# hooch - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

Hooch, mobile phones and 421 tablets all found in cell search in Mountjoy

The search was carried out early yesterday morning.