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#Prison Service

# prison-service - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row
# Stormont
# Stormont

Peter Robinson threatens to resign over emblem row

Nov 16th 2011, 9:06 PM 5,525 Views 28 Comments

Northern Ireland’s First Minister said today that he would resign rather than see the crown or other British symbols removed from the uniforms of prison officers.

# prison-service - Monday 7 November, 2011

Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons
# Prisons
# Prisons

Focus should be on better conditions - not more prisons

Nov 7th 2011, 11:49 AM 499 Views 17 Comments

There are currently almost 5,000 prisoners in Irish prisons, and the Irish Penal Reform trust says the Government should focus on making prison conditions better: not building more prisons.

# prison-service - Monday 24 October, 2011

Column: Prisoners - pity about them?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Prisoners - pity about them?

Oct 24th 2011, 7:40 PM 112 Views 35 Comments

This week, TheJournal.ie’s regular columnist Lisa McInerney says rehabilitation and dignity for prisoners isn’t an issue for bleeding heart lefties: it’s for our own protection when they get out.

# prison-service - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison
# Northern Ireland
# Northern Ireland

Brendan Lillis transferred to hospital from Maghaberry Prison

Aug 10th 2011, 1:56 PM 454 Views 2 Comments

Former IRA member has been transferred to hospital for medical assessment after being refused early release or parole.

# prison-service - Saturday 7 August, 2010

90% more people going to prison for unpaid fines
# Prison
# Prison

90% more people going to prison for unpaid fines

Aug 7th 2010, 12:34 PM 480 Views 0 Comments

Penal reform group says Irish prison crisis “out of control”.