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#Prison Conditions

# prison-conditions - Tuesday 11 August, 2015

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons UAE

Irishman and father of 8 held in one of Abu Dhabi's most notorious prisons

John White, a property developer from Clonmel in Country Tipperary is in prison over a €500,000 debt he could not pay.

# prison-conditions - Monday 8 September, 2014

From white-collar criminals to murderers: Rare glimpse inside women's prison

“You don’t expect to hear the sound of a crying baby in a prison”.

# prison-conditions - Friday 25 July, 2014

Ireland told to stop sending people to prison for not paying fines

The UN also expressed concern over the continued practice of slopping out.

# prison-conditions - Thursday 15 March, 2012

Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system

Our prisons have become pressure cookers, bursting at the seams and increasingly difficult to police. Eoin O’Carroll sets out new ideas for reform.

# prison-conditions - Wednesday 29 February, 2012

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison

Minister for Justice Alan Shatter says that building a new prison facility in Cork could comprehensively tackle overcrowding and the ongoing practice of ‘slopping out’.

# prison-conditions - Monday 30 May, 2011

Prisons' Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths

Judge Michael Reilly says that investigations into the deaths of prisoners do not meet the standards of international best practice and lack consistency across the country’s 14 prisons.