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# Jail

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Priest jailed for hiring IRA to intimidate nephew
Father Francis Kelleher has been jailed for four years.
10 men jailed for life for shooting Malala in the head
The 17-year-old was the youngest person to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
AC/DC drummer Phil Rudd pleads guilty to threat to kill
Rudd had previously denied all allegations against him.
Heartbroken father: 'She was punched and struck with beer cans - and he got just 10 years'
Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.
Chelsea Manning has joined Twitter from her prison cell
The Wikileaks whistleblower says she wants it to be a two-way conversation.
New law will allow people to pay fines in installments - and avoid jail
The Courts Service is also outsourcing the collection of fines.
Over 8,000 people were jailed last year for not paying small fines
…costing taxpayers about €180 per person per day.
TV licences, Tayto sandwiches and Operation Transformation: The week in numbers
Plus: How many staff work at Eircom now?
Stopping people throwing drugs into prisons is "very difficult"
“People just wait for the gardaí to go by and then come back and start throwing them over the wall.”
Judge does the 'right thing' 54 years after these 9 men were jailed for sitting at a 'white table'
“We cannot rewrite history, but we can right history.”
You'll never guess how this woman managed to sneak a gun into prison
Just think of the worst possible place to put a gun, and you have it.
Convicted serial rapist is to be euthanised in a Belgian jail
Frank Van Den Bleeken had asked to die on psychological grounds.
Inmates found dead at two Irish prisons over Christmas period
Prisoners died at Limerick Prison and at Wheatfield in Dublin. It’s believed they suffered drug overdoses.
Why Norway's prison system is so successful
Relatively few people in Norway go to prison, and those who do usually only go once. How does Norway do it?
British banker accused of two brutal murders declared fit to stand trial
The bodies of two women were found in the man’s apartment.
'Turmoil' in jails as prison officers launch industrial action
“Not every other employee has the misfortune of having to work with junkies puking and shitting around the place”.
Here's how many prisoners were given temporary release since 2009 ... and never came back
Many are still deemed “unlawfully at large from custody”.
First person jailed for WhatsApp 'revenge porn' in the UK
The man changed his Whatsapp profile image with an explicit photo of his ex.
Loner trucker jailed for shooting at motorists 700 times to teach them "a lesson"
Michael Harry K was jailed for 10 and a half years in Germany.
Man jailed for four years for impersonating Chelsea youngster Kakuta
Medi Abalimba was convicted of multiple fraud offences totalling €67,000 after assuming the Blues starlet’s identity to help maintain a lavish lifestyle.
Oscar Pistorius leaves court dock to spend his first night in jail
He left behind four white roses and a bucket in the courtroom.
Opinion: What happens when a pregnant woman or nursing mother gets sent to jail?
The question of women who are pregnant or parenting in prison is a complex one – and their number is rising.
Internet trolls in Britain could get two years in jail
That’s under new government proposals outlined today.
Timeline to end 'slopping out' in prisons needs to be set
The new human rights commissioner said she is concerned about serious gaps in prison complaints procedures.
Businessman Breifne O'Brien jailed for 7 years for theft and deception
The 52 year old changed his plea to a guilty one today.
Carlos the Jackal to face new murder trial over 1974 grenade attack
The 64-year-old Venezuelan was once one of the world’s most-wanted militants.
Woman sent to jail for 35 years for killing and freezing her babies
She was found guilty of killing her two newborn babies. She also has to pay compensation to her ex-husband and children.
Family asks why media knew about tinfoil found in dead prisoner's cell before they did
The man was serving a 16-year sentence for drug possession when he was found dead in Mountjoy last August.
Carlow mother of six released from Mountjoy after being jailed for not paying homeschooling fine
She was taken from her home this morning and did not resist arrest.
Man charged with murdering wife is found dead in prison cell
Marius Sarzynski was found by prison staff last night.
The man who shot John Lennon has been refused parole for the eighth time
Now 59, Mark David Chapman has been in jail for 33 years.
100 inmates escape high-security Ukrainian jail after shell attack
By this morning, some of them had returned to the facility but 40 of them are still missing.
Oscar Pistorius described as a deceitful witness who has 'anxiety on call'
The closing arguments are expected to last two days.
Rolf Harris applies for permission to appeal convictions
A judge will now decide whether Harris can make a full challenge against his convictions.
Over 226 prisoners in Cork still forced to 'slop out'
The Department of Justice said there is a plan in place to end ‘slopping out’ in prisons by 2015.
Lostprophets singer jailed for child sex crimes loses appeal bid
The sentencing judge said the offences committed against children were of shocking depravity.
Nurse jailed for ill treatment of 92-year-old after family installed secret camera
The hidden camera captured the nurse poking the 92-year-old victim in the head and telling her to “shut up”.
Man sentenced to jail for smuggling dinosaur fossils
The man was sentenced, despite his work in helping Mongolia open its first dinosaur museum.
Chris Brown tweets that he is 'humbled and blessed' after early release from jail
The singer served 108 days in prison.