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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
# UAE

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

Aug 11th 2015, 10:51 AM 39,508 Views 104 Comments

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
# Dochas
# Dochas

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

Sep 8th 2014, 2:45 PM 14,790 Views 26 Comments

“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
# Human Rights
# Human Rights

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

Jul 25th 2014, 1:54 PM 45,203 Views 130 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: 7 essential ways to fix our broken prison system

Mar 15th 2012, 7:30 PM 137 Views 57 Comments

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
# Prison Conditions
# Prison Conditions

Government considering construction of replacement Cork prison

Feb 29th 2012, 1:05 PM 2,656 Views 31 Comments

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
# Irish Prisons
# Irish Prisons

Prisons' Inspector criticises procedures for investigating prisoner deaths

May 30th 2011, 7:22 PM 545 Views 0 Comments

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.