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#Prison

# prison - Monday 27 December, 2021

Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill
# Judicial System
# Judicial System

Opinion: Ireland is tarnished by its use of prisons to house the unwanted and mentally ill

Dec 27th 2021, 7:30 AM 18,267 Views 20 Comments

Professor Kathleen Lynch says our prison system has too long been used to incarcerate those who have additional needs.

# prison - Monday 6 December, 2021

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board
# Prison
# Prison

Concerns raised over delay in hiring chief executive of new Parole Board

Dec 6th 2021, 7:29 AM 8,120 Views 8 Comments

The new Parole Board, which for the first time is fully independent from the Minister for Justice, was launched in August.

# prison - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison
# Prison Break
# Prison Break

Nine inmates escape after gang rams vehicles into Mexican prison

Dec 1st 2021, 10:30 PM 23,156 Views 7 Comments

Authorities said the pre-dawn attack resulted in gunshot wounds to two police officers.

# prison - Monday 18 October, 2021

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison
# Deadline
From The42
# Deadline

World Cup-winning Bayern Munich star given until 28 October to enter prison

Updated Oct 18th 2021, 5:00 PM 72,476 Views 13 Comments

Lucas Hernandez was arrested four years ago for violating a court order.

# prison - Tuesday 5 October, 2021

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan
# Loughan House
# Loughan House

Search ongoing for prisoner who absconded in Cavan

Oct 5th 2021, 6:01 PM 22,167 Views 0 Comments

It’s understood the prisoner is incarcerated on weapons and drug-related charges.

# prison - Tuesday 3 August, 2021

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine
# Inspector Of Prisons
# Inspector Of Prisons

Prisoners denied showers for 14 days due to Covid quarantine

Aug 3rd 2021, 8:21 PM 36,069 Views 70 Comments

Freshly released reports also found that prisoners are not being provided with sufficient meaningful human contact.

# prison - Wednesday 7 July, 2021

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra
# Security
# Security

'Prison security measures should respect human dignity': Review after solicitor says she was told to remove bra

Jul 7th 2021, 3:23 PM 17,283 Views 21 Comments

The Taoiseach has asked the Justice Minister for a report on the matter.

# prison - Friday 25 June, 2021

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show
# CSO
# CSO

Almost half of criminals released from prison re-offended within a year, new figures show

Jun 25th 2021, 1:51 PM 13,931 Views 46 Comments

The number of offenders who go on to reoffend dropped from 54% in 2011 to 48% in 2018.

# prison - Wednesday 23 June, 2021

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison
# Spain
# Spain

Nine pardoned Catalan leaders walk free from prison

Jun 23rd 2021, 4:21 PM 9,150 Views 5 Comments

The men were jailed for organising a bid four years ago to make Catalonia an independent republic.

# prison - Wednesday 16 June, 2021

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins
# Vaccines
# Vaccines

1,200 inmates receive Covid vaccines as wider roll-out to prisons begins

Jun 16th 2021, 11:56 AM 10,595 Views 25 Comments

The vaccinations will be administered by staff from the National Ambulance Service.

# prison - Saturday 22 May, 2021

Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail
# New York
# New York

Jeffrey Epstein guards who falsified prison records set to avoid jail

May 22nd 2021, 11:42 AM 29,078 Views 0 Comments

They were charged with lying on prison records to make it seem as though they had made required checks on the financier.

# prison - Sunday 18 April, 2021

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital
# Prison
# Prison

Prison watchdog questions use of handcuffs for escorting gravely ill prisoners to hospital

Apr 18th 2021, 12:50 PM 19,154 Views 38 Comments

The family of a terminally ill prisoner had expressed concern at the use of handcuffs in bringing him to hospital.

# prison - Thursday 25 March, 2021

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images
# Court
# Court

Woman jailed after being found with thousands of 'depraved' child abuse images

Mar 25th 2021, 6:04 PM 62,166 Views 8 Comments

A judge has sentenced the woman to prison for three years.

# prison - Wednesday 24 February, 2021

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots
# Ecuador
# Ecuador

At least 75 inmates dead in Ecuador prison riots

Feb 24th 2021, 7:08 AM 16,970 Views 2 Comments

The military was deployed to help police quell the uprising.

# prison - Monday 15 February, 2021

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison
# Anglo Irish Bank
# Anglo Irish Bank

Former Anglo CEO David Drumm released from prison

Feb 15th 2021, 8:56 PM 67,735 Views 0 Comments

Drumm was released from Loughan House this morning.

# prison - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful
# Courts
# Courts

Ivana Bacik: Any trivialising of gender-based violence by the courts is unhelpful

Feb 6th 2021, 7:30 AM 16,726 Views 23 Comments

The Labour senator says any downplaying of the seriousness of sexual assaults in the courts will cause the further regression of social attitudes towards these crimes.

# prison - Tuesday 26 January, 2021

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report
# Report
# Report

Covid-19 exposes 'unsafe' failures in prison service – report

Jan 26th 2021, 3:12 PM 11,574 Views 13 Comments

Measures were introduced in Irish prisons last year to prevent the spread of the virus.

# prison - Saturday 16 January, 2021

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear
# Covid Jab
# Covid Jab

HSE confirms prison nurses will be vaccinated as frontline healthcare workers - but timeline remains unclear

Jan 16th 2021, 7:30 AM 12,962 Views 19 Comments

Some prison nurses were told they would not be included in the healthcare worker stage of the vaccine roll-out at all.

# 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 76,777 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

# prison - Saturday 10 October, 2020

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years
# Justice Minister
# Justice Minister

There have been 8 deaths in prison custody to date this year, and 100 deaths in 10 years

Oct 10th 2020, 7:15 AM 27,872 Views 28 Comments

The figures to 1 October this year are down on the 15 deaths that occurred in Irish prisons last year.

# prison - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted
# Saga
From The42
# Saga

Harry Maguire set for retrial after appeal against Greek court verdict is accepted

Updated Aug 26th 2020, 5:50 PM 11,589 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United captain was handed a suspended prison sentence of 21 months and 10 days.

# prison - Saturday 22 August, 2020

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system
# Prison
# Prison

Woman becomes first confirmed Covid-19 case in Irish prison system

Aug 22nd 2020, 3:58 PM 40,132 Views 28 Comments

It is understood the woman has been in quarantine since her incarceration.

# prison - Wednesday 24 June, 2020

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested
# Covid-19
# Covid-19

Fifty-five prisoners granted temporary release since start of March re-arrested

Jun 24th 2020, 8:00 PM 26,694 Views 30 Comments

Thirty-seven of the 55 were re-arrested for allegedly committing a range of criminal offences.

# prison - Wednesday 10 June, 2020

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons
# Infection Control
# Infection Control

'Everyone had to play their part': How Ireland kept Covid-19 out of its prisons

Jun 10th 2020, 5:29 PM 17,164 Views 24 Comments

Even with the movement of staff in and out of prisons and some 700 new committals there have been no confirmed cases among inmates.

# prison - Tuesday 28 April, 2020

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic
# Lima
# Lima

Nine killed in Peru prison protest against overcrowded conditions during pandemic

Apr 28th 2020, 8:00 PM 13,104 Views 4 Comments

Officials said the nine inmates were shot during clashes with authorities.

# prison - Sunday 19 April, 2020

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again
# Iran
# Iran

'An agonising wait': Decision on Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s release from prison delayed again

Apr 19th 2020, 3:32 PM 20,417 Views 14 Comments

The British-Iranian mother has been temporarily freed from Evin Prison in Tehran in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

# prison - Thursday 19 March, 2020

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York
# Weinstein
# Weinstein

Harvey Weinstein transferred to maximum-security prison in upstate New York

Mar 19th 2020, 6:59 AM 21,654 Views 25 Comments

The former producer has been sentenced to 23 years in prison.

# prison - Monday 16 March, 2020

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'
# Prison
# Prison

Alcohol-free hand sanitiser given to prisoners over fears it would be used for 'moonshine'

Mar 16th 2020, 10:46 AM 30,761 Views 37 Comments

Alcohol-based sanitiser was banned after prisoners drank a concoction of handwash and prescription drugs in 2014.

# 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 24,579 Views 39 Comments

Mountjoy senior management have commenced an investigation into the incident.

# prison - Monday 16 December, 2019

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'
# Annual Report
# Annual Report

Inspector of Prisons was refused entry to facility by officer who 'appeared to be intoxicated'

Dec 16th 2019, 4:06 PM 43,840 Views 43 Comments

The details of the incident are contained in the Office of Inspector of Prisons 2018 annual report.

# prison - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Man arrested after fellow inmate found strangled to death in Cloverhill Prison

Nov 24th 2019, 11:20 AM 20,667 Views 0 Comments

A man in his 50s has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

# prison - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner
# Investigation
# Investigation

Man dies at Cloverhill Prison after incident involving another prisoner

Nov 23rd 2019, 8:27 AM 40,344 Views 17 Comments

A Garda investigation has been launched.

# prison - Monday 14 October, 2019

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison
# Richard Huckle
# Richard Huckle

One of Britain’s worst paedophiles stabbed to death in prison

Oct 14th 2019, 8:48 PM 48,906 Views 63 Comments

Richard Huckle was given 22 life sentences in 2016 for an unprecedented number of offences against children.

# prison - Sunday 13 October, 2019

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'
# A Rugby Life
From The42
# A Rugby Life

'Some of the generals wanted me executed and that sort of craic'

Oct 13th 2019, 8:00 PM 42,057 Views 12 Comments

Willie Anderson’s career took him to places far more frightening than the teeth of an All Black haka.

# prison - Wednesday 2 October, 2019

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'
# Prison
# Prison

Isis views Ireland as 'somewhere to fundraise rather than attack'

Oct 2nd 2019, 12:26 PM 26,349 Views 52 Comments

Five people are serving prison sentences in Ireland for convictions related to Islamist extremism offences, according to a new report.

# prison - Saturday 31 August, 2019

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver
# Lawsuit
# Lawsuit

US woman left to give birth alone in jail cell sues city of Denver

Aug 31st 2019, 12:45 PM 30,685 Views 0 Comments

After almost six hours of labour, Diana Sanchez gave birth to a boy.

# prison - Friday 30 August, 2019

Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England
# Maria Miller
# Maria Miller

Woman who held pensioner as slave and forced her to sleep in outhouse jailed in England

Aug 30th 2019, 10:38 PM 57,127 Views 28 Comments

The victim, now aged 74, has learning difficulties.

# prison - Tuesday 20 August, 2019

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide
# Epstein
# Epstein

Jeffrey Epstein signed a will two days before his suicide

Aug 20th 2019, 7:25 AM 37,439 Views 26 Comments

Lawyers representing women who claim they were sexually abused by Epstein have vowed to go after his assets.

# prison - Friday 16 August, 2019

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison
# Released
# Released

Convicted child sex offender Tom Humphries released from Midlands Prison

Aug 16th 2019, 11:57 AM 62,947 Views 124 Comments

The former sports journalist was jailed for the sexual exploitation and defilement of a child.

# prison - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death
# New York
# New York

Two prison guards put on leave after Jeffrey Epstein's death

Aug 13th 2019, 8:36 PM 31,175 Views 9 Comments

The convicted paedophile was found dead in a prison cell in New York at the weekend.

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