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# prison - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack
# Michael Chiolo
# Michael Chiolo

'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack

Mar 6th 2019, 7:49 AM 12,185 Views 2 Comments

The raid also left prisoner Michael Chiolo’s visiting partner fatally wounded.

# prison - Saturday 23 February, 2019

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law
# Prison Education
# Prison Education

Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law

Feb 23rd 2019, 9:30 AM 15,802 Views 28 Comments

“It is not just someone banging on about the law for an hour, there are lesson plans in place.”

# prison - Friday 15 February, 2019

'Mind-boggling': Department can't say whether payments to firm were for surveillance of prison staff
# Prison Service
# Prison Service

'Mind-boggling': Department can't say whether payments to firm were for surveillance of prison staff

Feb 15th 2019, 6:20 AM 17,127 Views 19 Comments

The prison service paid two private security companies over a two-year period.

# prison - Friday 28 December, 2018

Bomb disposal, prison security, peacekeeping - The work of the Irish Defence Forces in 2018
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann
# Óglaigh Na HÉireann

Bomb disposal, prison security, peacekeeping - The work of the Irish Defence Forces in 2018

Dec 28th 2018, 11:32 AM 12,244 Views 7 Comments

There are currently 650 members of the Defence Forces serving in 14 countries.

# prison - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group
# Birmingham
# Birmingham

Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group

Dec 18th 2018, 3:21 PM 44,303 Views 42 Comments

The pair were members of the banned group National Action.

# prison - Friday 9 November, 2018

Inside the new Violence Reduction Unit at the Midlands Prison - designed for the nation's most violent criminals
# Violence Reduction
# Violence Reduction

Inside the new Violence Reduction Unit at the Midlands Prison - designed for the nation's most violent criminals

Nov 9th 2018, 5:40 PM 22,689 Views 48 Comments

The unit has the ability to house nine criminals.

# prison - Thursday 18 October, 2018

Man (37) who killed nephew's friend sentenced to 9 years in prison
# Tramore
# Tramore

Man (37) who killed nephew's friend sentenced to 9 years in prison

Oct 18th 2018, 8:39 PM 23,415 Views 14 Comments

The victim’s brother told the court that his family took no comfort knowing that Michael O’Dwyer died “afraid and alone”.

# prison - Monday 15 October, 2018

Man accused of attacking Sean Cox tells court he 'made friends' with Liverpool fans in prison
# Anfield
# Anfield

Man accused of attacking Sean Cox tells court he 'made friends' with Liverpool fans in prison

Oct 15th 2018, 9:57 PM 16,180 Views 0 Comments

21-year-old Filippo Lombardi has been charged with inflicting grievous bodily harm on the 53-year-old Irishman.

# prison - Thursday 4 October, 2018

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland
# Mental Health
# Mental Health

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland

Oct 4th 2018, 11:32 AM 36,702 Views 94 Comments

The overall rate of suicide deaths has decreased in recent years.

# prison - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Freddie Thompson moved to protective custody after row with another killer
# Kinahan Hutch Feud
# Kinahan Hutch Feud

Freddie Thompson moved to protective custody after row with another killer

Sep 19th 2018, 12:05 AM 76,664 Views 41 Comments

He is serving life for the feud murder of Daithí Douglas.

# prison - Thursday 23 August, 2018

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release
# Iran
# Iran

British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release

Aug 23rd 2018, 3:33 PM 15,255 Views 12 Comments

She is serving a five-year jail sentence for alleged sedition – a charge she has always denied.

# prison - Sunday 29 July, 2018

Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates
# Pastoral Care
# Pastoral Care

Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates

Jul 29th 2018, 4:00 PM 13,869 Views 49 Comments

There are vacancies in a number of prisons including Mountjoy.

# prison - Monday 25 June, 2018

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines
# Justice
# Justice

'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines

Jun 25th 2018, 3:37 PM 10,474 Views 31 Comments

More than 2,000 people were sent to prison for failure to pay a court-imposed fine last year.

# prison - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'
# Column
# Column

'If prison does not serve and rehabilitate offenders, they will return to life as before, or worse'

Jun 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 16,756 Views 20 Comments

I think some people baulk a little when they hear reports of major improvements being made to prison conditions, and of resources being spent on education and training, writes Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan.

# prison - Thursday 21 June, 2018

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison
# David Drumm
# David Drumm

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

Jun 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 30,232 Views 48 Comments

Drumm was yesterday sentenced for his part in a multi-billion euro bank fraud scheme.

# prison - Friday 8 June, 2018

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year
# Court Fines
# Court Fines

Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year

Jun 8th 2018, 6:15 AM 19,069 Views 24 Comments

The latest figures shows there has been a significant drop in the number of imprisonments following new legislation.

# prison - Friday 18 May, 2018

'We thought it was an earthquake; it was men with kalashnikovs at the door' - the woman documenting human rights abuses in Turkey
# Interview
# Interview

'We thought it was an earthquake; it was men with kalashnikovs at the door' - the woman documenting human rights abuses in Turkey

May 18th 2018, 6:10 AM 12,479 Views 7 Comments

Kurdish journalist Nurcan Baysal is facing a three-year jail term for calling out the government of Recep Erdogan regarding atrocities committed on the Turkish/Syrian border.

# prison - Tuesday 15 May, 2018

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit
# Wheatfield
# Wheatfield

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

May 15th 2018, 6:23 PM 49,858 Views 0 Comments

The package was not recovered.

# prison - Saturday 28 April, 2018

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years
# Prison
# Prison

Man who stole over €5,200 worth of diesel from Applegreen station gets four-and-a-half years

Apr 28th 2018, 9:30 AM 44,436 Views 67 Comments

The judge noted that he was a man of considerable abilities but said getting away with crime wasn’t one of them.

# prison - Thursday 12 April, 2018

Man accused of murdering estranged wife Joanne Lee found dead in Mountjoy Prison
# Ranelagh
# Ranelagh

Man accused of murdering estranged wife Joanne Lee found dead in Mountjoy Prison

Apr 12th 2018, 9:57 AM 70,995 Views 8 Comments

Joanne Lee’s body was found in a flat in Ranelagh.

# prison - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'
# Michael Inside
# Michael Inside

'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities'

Apr 11th 2018, 7:00 PM 25,447 Views 19 Comments

The Irish film explores the impact of prison on a young teenager, and was inspired by real-life stories.

# prison - Saturday 7 April, 2018

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison
# Menendez Brothers
# Menendez Brothers

Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison

Apr 7th 2018, 3:21 PM 73,239 Views 25 Comments

The Menendez brothers are serving life in prison for the murder of their parents in their Beverly Hills mansion in 1989.

# prison - Monday 2 April, 2018

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release
# Anniversary
# Anniversary

Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release

Apr 2nd 2018, 7:59 PM 17,776 Views 7 Comments

The case sparked a political firestorm when Boris Johnson told a parliamentary committee she was in Iran “training journalists”.

# prison - Saturday 24 February, 2018

Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme
# Rehabilitation
# Rehabilitation

Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme

Feb 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 12,735 Views 6 Comments

The woman stole the funds from a financial services firm to help keep her ill husband’s business afloat.

# prison - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side'
# Inside Mountjoy
# Inside Mountjoy

'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side'

Feb 18th 2018, 10:00 PM 25,737 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

# 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 79,025 Views 56 Comments

Have a look inside.

# prison - Sunday 11 February, 2018

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers
# Diversity
# Diversity

The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,866 Views 121 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given access to Mountjoy Prison in Dublin yesterday afternoon.

# prison - Friday 2 February, 2018

Report calls for an end to solitary confinement in Irish prisons
# Solitary Confinement
# Solitary Confinement

Report calls for an end to solitary confinement in Irish prisons

Feb 2nd 2018, 2:20 PM 9,074 Views 45 Comments

A new report from the IPRT it says it can have a severe negative effect on prisoners’ mental health.

# prison - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims
# Chris Parker
# Chris Parker

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

Jan 30th 2018, 8:25 PM 22,835 Views 30 Comments

Chris Parker has been sentenced to over four years in prison.

# prison - Thursday 25 January, 2018

Four babies born to women in prison last year
# Born In Prison
# Born In Prison

Four babies born to women in prison last year

Jan 25th 2018, 10:39 PM 22,288 Views 52 Comments

The seven births in 2017 and 2016 follow no births to mothers in custody in 2015 with three in 2014 and two in 2013.

# 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 14,211 Views 67 Comments

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

# prison - Friday 5 January, 2018

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'
# London
# London

'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist'

Jan 5th 2018, 9:06 AM 19,932 Views 42 Comments

John Worboys was convicted of drugging and sexually assaulting several women.

# prison - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison
# ARTHUR COLLINS
# ARTHUR COLLINS

Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison

Dec 27th 2017, 4:26 PM 13,326 Views 10 Comments

He will be sentenced in relation to the prohibited item on a later date.

# prison - Monday 25 December, 2017

This little piece of Alcatraz history was recently sold in an antique shop in Dublin
# Escape From
# Escape From

This little piece of Alcatraz history was recently sold in an antique shop in Dublin

Dec 25th 2017, 9:30 PM 36,484 Views 11 Comments

The names of all escapees of the prison island are in the notebook.

# prison - Friday 22 December, 2017

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas
# Irish Prison Service
# Irish Prison Service

142 prisoners will be granted temporary release over Christmas

Dec 22nd 2017, 12:13 PM 8,374 Views 20 Comments

Many of the prisoners being released are nearing the end of their sentences.

# prison - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop
# Cloverhill Prison
# Cloverhill Prison

Granny of protesting inmate lifted up in a hoist to talk him down from prison rooftop

Dec 19th 2017, 8:59 PM 24,246 Views 33 Comments

Eric Harcourt, aged 22, climbed onto the roof of Cloverhill Prison and remained there for over 12 hours.

# prison - Monday 18 December, 2017

Jailed sex offender takes to High Court after being disciplined for criticising victim support group
# High Court
# High Court

Jailed sex offender takes to High Court after being disciplined for criticising victim support group

Dec 18th 2017, 6:29 PM 20,069 Views 0 Comments

Brian Doolan was convicted and jailed for 12 years, with two suspended in 2016.

# prison - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail
# Crumlin/drimnagh Feud
# Crumlin/drimnagh Feud

Brian Rattigan: The jailed Crumlin-Drimnagh feud leader still suspected of directing drug trade from jail

Dec 13th 2017, 6:10 AM 16,756 Views 10 Comments

Rattigan successfully appealed against a 2001 murder conviction yesterday.

# prison - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone
# Brawl
# Brawl

Oscar Pistorius injured in prison brawl over use of public phone

Dec 12th 2017, 9:37 AM 43,574 Views 28 Comments

The former Paralympic champion is serving a 13-year jail term for the murder of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

# prison - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Max Clifford has died after suffering heart attack in prison
# Cambridgeshire
# Cambridgeshire

Max Clifford has died after suffering heart attack in prison

Dec 10th 2017, 12:40 PM 64,710 Views 69 Comments

The 74-year-old suffered a cardiac arrest after collapsing in prison.