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#Mountjoy Prison

# mountjoy-prison - Monday 5 July, 2021

Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison
# Tiktok
# Tiktok

Irish Prison Service 'aware' of TikTok video claiming to be filmed in Mountjoy Prison

Jul 5th 2021, 7:48 PM 50,082 Views 0 Comments

The video has been viewed more than 400,000 times.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 14 May, 2021

Gardaí advised to stay away from Mountjoy Prison due to active Covid-19 outbreak
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Gardaí advised to stay away from Mountjoy Prison due to active Covid-19 outbreak

May 14th 2021, 12:05 AM 23,649 Views 0 Comments
  • Gardaí cannot interview prisoners as part of investigations as authorities deal with the prison outbreak, Niall O'Connor reports.
  • There are 19 prisoners with confirmed Covid-19 infections while at least nine prison staff have also tested positive.
  • The Prison Service is now awaiting a further series of tests to determine the spread of the infection.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge

Nov 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 17,720 Views 15 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,672 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 24 December, 2019

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy
# Dublin
# Dublin

Prisoners removed after spending night on roof of Mountjoy

Dec 24th 2019, 11:12 AM 24,555 Views 39 Comments

Mountjoy senior management have commenced an investigation into the incident.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 6 December, 2019

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy
# Homelessness
# Homelessness

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy

Dec 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 20,974 Views 0 Comments

The man has been on remand in prison for over a year.

# mountjoy-prison - Saturday 16 February, 2019

Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year
# Courts
# Courts

Teen who threw stone at another youth's head is jailed for a year

Feb 16th 2019, 7:00 AM 27,673 Views 25 Comments

The victim perceived the attack as homophobic in nature. He needed 11 stitches to a cut above his right eye.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 17 July, 2018

Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison
# Airsoft
# Airsoft

Man arrested after airsoft weapons found in van on grounds of Mountjoy Prison

Jul 17th 2018, 8:23 PM 15,425 Views 6 Comments

The man has since been released without charge.

# mountjoy-prison - Monday 25 June, 2018

Love/Hate actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle dies after being moved from Mountjoy to Mater Hospital
# Dano Doyle
# Dano Doyle

Love/Hate actor Daniel 'Dano' Doyle dies after being moved from Mountjoy to Mater Hospital

Jun 25th 2018, 3:02 PM 74,965 Views 42 Comments

The cause of death has not been confirmed.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 15 June, 2018

Two men rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Two men rushed to hospital after being discovered unconscious in Mountjoy Prison

Jun 15th 2018, 6:53 PM 34,080 Views 12 Comments

The men were discovered overnight.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 24 April, 2018

Gareth Hutch murder accused who went on hunger strike after prison transfer now takes court case
# Feud
# Feud

Gareth Hutch murder accused who went on hunger strike after prison transfer now takes court case

Apr 24th 2018, 9:39 AM 15,229 Views 0 Comments

Jonathan Keogh says he was not given any reason for his transfer from Mountjoy Prison to Portlaoise.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’
# Mistaken Identity
# Mistaken Identity

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’

Mar 14th 2018, 3:51 PM 62,405 Views 107 Comments

Amy Daly spoke about her ordeal on radio.

# mountjoy-prison - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like
# Locked Up
# Locked Up

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 79,374 Views 56 Comments

Have a look inside.

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

Jan 18th 2018, 10:14 AM 14,241 Views 67 Comments

120 inmates were put under a protection regime in October 2016.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 24 November, 2017

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison
# Wallet Search
# Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Nov 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 26,267 Views 0 Comments

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot
# Slopping Out
# Slopping Out

No damages for prisoner whose rights were breached by being forced to defecate in chamber pot

Sep 13th 2017, 12:43 PM 18,287 Views 45 Comments

The High Court ruled that Gary Simpson’s right to privacy was breached.

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 20 July, 2017

‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

‘We cried all the way home’: Family devastated as former au pair detained in Mountjoy

Jul 20th 2017, 5:05 PM 50,218 Views 117 Comments

The family believe that immigration officials thought the woman had travelled to Ireland to work.

# mountjoy-prison - Monday 15 May, 2017

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin

May 15th 2017, 8:16 PM 13,921 Views 31 Comments

When the island ceased to be a prison in June 1883 the chalice was taken to Mountjoy Prison.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 28 March, 2017

Man accused of killing Gareth Hutch stabbed in Mountjoy
# Assault
# Assault

Man accused of killing Gareth Hutch stabbed in Mountjoy

Mar 28th 2017, 1:22 PM 26,453 Views 0 Comments

Their injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term
# Mountjoy Prison
# Mountjoy Prison

Prisoner who attacked psychiatrist with sharpened paint roller gets 3 years jail-term

Mar 28th 2017, 6:20 AM 17,147 Views 18 Comments

A garda said Ellis said “a demon got into my head and made me do it. I’ve no control over this demon.”

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 9 February, 2017

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison
# Drugs
# Drugs

Solicitor questioned after suspected cocaine found in his wallet in Mountjoy prison

Feb 9th 2017, 12:23 PM 30,189 Views 38 Comments

The substance was found during the screening process and the man was removed from the prison by gardaí.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer
# Leon Wright
# Leon Wright

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer

Dec 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 68,948 Views 101 Comments

Concern has been expressed about treatment of the 28-year-old by prison staff.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 6 May, 2016

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo
# Jailed
# Jailed

Shell to Sea activist Maura Harrington arrested in Mayo

May 6th 2016, 7:30 PM 40,692 Views 139 Comments

She has been taken to the Dóchas Centre women’s prison where she is expected to spend ten days.

# mountjoy-prison - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Jailed Limerick killer Gary Campion makes swift recovery after suspected drugs overdose
# Touch And Go
# Touch And Go

Jailed Limerick killer Gary Campion makes swift recovery after suspected drugs overdose

Apr 30th 2016, 7:25 PM 18,415 Views 36 Comments

Campion is returning to his Mountjoy cell.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 19 January, 2016

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim
# Courts
# Courts

Mountjoy prisoner, who claimed he was assaulted by a riot squad, loses €38,000 damages claim

Jan 19th 2016, 7:08 PM 16,641 Views 31 Comments

Jonathan Grimes claimed he was beaten repeatedly with batons in October 2010.

# mountjoy-prison - Monday 16 November, 2015

Footage shows brutal attack on inmate in Mountjoy Prison
# Assault
# Assault

Footage shows brutal attack on inmate in Mountjoy Prison

Nov 16th 2015, 6:05 AM 36,410 Views 32 Comments

The footage features in tonight’s episode of ‘The Joy’.

# mountjoy-prison - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison
# TheJoy
# TheJoy

Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison

Nov 8th 2015, 7:30 AM 20,746 Views 26 Comments

“Prison is a dangerous spot, if you’re weak you won’t last.”

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 23 April, 2015

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison
# Attack
# Attack

Two prison officers receive slash wounds in inmate attack at Mountjoy Prison

Apr 23rd 2015, 10:39 AM 14,288 Views 38 Comments

The prisoner used an improvised weapon.

# mountjoy-prison - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Peter Coonan found Love/Hate rape 'hard to watch, but the scene made sense'
# Fran
# Fran

Peter Coonan found Love/Hate rape 'hard to watch, but the scene made sense'

Nov 11th 2014, 1:16 PM 57,176 Views 28 Comments

He also had no idea Nidge had been shot, until he watched the episode on Sunday night.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 5 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 5th 2014, 8:06 AM 10,457 Views 36 Comments

The search was carried out early yesterday morning.

# mountjoy-prison - Sunday 14 September, 2014

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Sep 14th 2014, 7:53 PM 19,875 Views 0 Comments

Everyone’s talking about cancelled penalty points, a closed prison unit and another IS hostage beheading.

Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report
# Prisons
# Prisons

Mountjoy unit with 'air of neglect and decay' closed after damning report

Sep 14th 2014, 6:30 PM 14,022 Views 34 Comments

The Inspector of Prisons had said prisoners in the unit were inactive and the unit was ‘dirty’during his visits.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 27 August, 2014

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison
# New Job
# New Job

New governor appointed to Mountjoy Prison

Aug 27th 2014, 2:23 PM 10,131 Views 29 Comments

Brian Murphy will take up his new role in September.

# mountjoy-prison - Saturday 26 July, 2014

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell
# Mountjoy
# Mountjoy

Mountjoy prisoner dies after being found unconscious in cell

Jul 26th 2014, 7:52 PM 38,282 Views 138 Comments

The prisoner was found in his cell at around 4am this morning and was taken to hospital.

# mountjoy-prison - Friday 2 May, 2014

Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable
# Gary Douch
# Gary Douch

Opinion: The brutal death of Gary Douch was avoidable

May 2nd 2014, 6:29 PM 592 Views 22 Comments

If it is possible for there to be any positive legacy to this tragedy, it would be tangible improvements in the prison system at the highest level.

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 1 May, 2014

Death of Gary Douch, killed in Mountjoy, was "avoidable and should not have happened"
# Gary Douch
# Gary Douch

Death of Gary Douch, killed in Mountjoy, was "avoidable and should not have happened"

May 1st 2014, 11:13 PM 39,589 Views 65 Comments

A report into Douch’s death was published today and outlined systemic failures in the management of the man who killed him.

# mountjoy-prison - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Prison Service to apologise for recording over 2,800 phonecalls
# Prisons
# Prisons

Prison Service to apologise for recording over 2,800 phonecalls

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:38 AM 4,888 Views 35 Comments

The Prison Service believes that another 1,000 calls relate to prisoners who are no longer in custody.

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 27 June, 2013

Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Seán Quinn: 'I've apologised to my children for my fundamental mistake'

Jun 27th 2013, 6:06 PM 12,865 Views 123 Comments

The bankrupt former billionaire tells the Impartial Reporter his time in jail has made him determined to clear his name.

# mountjoy-prison - Thursday 3 January, 2013

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there
# Sean Quinn
# Sean Quinn

Seán Quinn: 100 per cent of prison inmates felt I shouldn't be there

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:17 PM 36,119 Views 307 Comments

The bankrupt businessman has given an interview to the BBC just hours after his release from Mountjoy Prison where he spent the last nine weeks.

# mountjoy-prison - Monday 12 November, 2012

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years
# Prison Phones
# Prison Phones

Mobile phone seizures in St Patrick's Institution double in 3 years

Nov 12th 2012, 2:50 PM 5,096 Views 11 Comments

The juvenile detention centre has had more illegal mobile phones seized so far this year than any other prison.

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