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#Locked Up

# locked-up - Saturday 23 June, 2018

French teenager spent two weeks in US detention after she crossed Canada border jogging on beach

‘We were locked up all the time and in the yard there was barbed wire and dogs.’

# locked-up - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Have a look inside.

# locked-up - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From The42 Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives Locked Up

Six men jailed for attacking French rugby players with machetes and knives

Clermont trio Aurelien Rougerie, Benjamin Kayser and Julien Pierre suffered several injuries after the incident outside a nightclub.

# locked-up - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'One of the most vulnerable groups of emigrants' - 45 Irish people jailed abroad in 2016

Ten Irish people were sent to prison in the US this year, there were seven new cases in Australia and six in France.

# locked-up - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

Explosives, ammo and forensic suits: Irishman jailed for 14 years after republican arsenal seized

Cavan man Barry Petticrew found in possession of bomb-making equipment in 2014.

# locked-up - Monday 5 December, 2016

Convicted child rapist who assaulted girl for two years until she became pregnant jailed for 11 years

The man also sexually assaulted the victim’s three sisters.

# locked-up - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

Ibrahim Halawa transferred prisons and is not missing

It was earlier reported that he had been moved and his family were unaware of his whereabouts.

# locked-up - Thursday 28 January, 2016

These are the countries that imprison the most foreigners

There are around 1,200 Irish nationals imprisoned abroad.

# locked-up - Friday 22 January, 2016

US student arrested in North Korea over 'hostile act'

The country has not given details of exactly what 21-year-old Otto Frederick Warmbier did.

# locked-up - Sunday 6 September, 2015

Argentinian man accused of locking his wife and autistic son in a cage for years

He allegedly fed his son dog food.

# locked-up - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

Man gets five years in prison for harassing woman - while in prison

Carlos Boente bragged about having the woman’s house burgled.

# locked-up - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Woman arrested in Sweden after daughters 'locked up for a decade'

“The blinds were always pulled down there and we haven’t heard any noise from the apartment.”

# locked-up - Thursday 22 January, 2015

How many people are in prison in Ireland right now?

And how are they being trained for life outside?

# locked-up - Sunday 17 August, 2014

Ibrahim Halawa on hunger strike in Egyptian prison

The teenager has been in an Egyptian prison for a year.

# locked-up - Wednesday 30 April, 2014

Gardaí to debate law on holding drunk prisoners until they sober up

Delegates at the GRA conference will debate the legal implications of doing this, with one who is in favour of the motion saying it would help keep intoxicated prisoners safe.

# locked-up - Wednesday 30 January, 2013

US couple arrested for locking daughter, 8, in a cage

The couple have been charged with child negligence after the girl, who has a developmental condition, was found in a home-made wooden cage in New Mexico.

# locked-up - Tuesday 16 October, 2012

Damning report into St Patrick's finds forced stripping, excessive force and intimidation

The latest report by the Inspector of Prisons has found systematic violation of the human rights of the offenders held in St Patrick’s Institution.

# locked-up - Sunday 10 June, 2012

101 prisoners claimed social welfare despite being behind bars this year

The Department of Social Protection has been cracking down on the number of prisoners who claim social welfare benefits while in jail.

# locked-up - Friday 1 June, 2012

From The42 Behind bars: Mayweather turns himself in for 90-day jail term Cornered

Behind bars: Mayweather turns himself in for 90-day jail term

50 Cent was on hand to give his friend some morale support. ‘He’ll be alright’, said the rapper.

# locked-up - Thursday 24 May, 2012

John Lonergan: prison is not the way to deal with social welfare fraud

The former governor of Mountjoy said that prison should only be used as a last resort when somebody is a risk to society.

# locked-up - Saturday 28 April, 2012

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

# locked-up - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

Guatemalan gets 6,060 year sentence over massacre

The 54-year-old was a former member of an elite military force involved in the killing of 201 people in a 1982 massacre during Guatemala’s civil war.

# locked-up - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed Captive This post contains images

Woman locked in bathroom for 10 years is freed

The Palestinian woman (20), said she was locked up by her father from the age of 10. She said she survived by dreaming of seeing sunshine again.

# locked-up - Thursday 3 November, 2011

From The42 Pakistani trio jailed for cricket fixing scam Spot Fixing

Pakistani trio jailed for cricket fixing scam

Salman Butt, Mohammad Asif and Mohammad Amir have been handed custodial sentences after they were found guilty of spot fixing.