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# solitary - Sunday 30 October, 2016

Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months
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Nine prisoners have been held in solitary confinement for over 12 months

Oct 30th 2016, 6:20 AM 16,402 Views 17 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has said the safety of inmates is paramount.

# solitary - Friday 26 December, 2014

Almost 250 inmates in Irish prisons separated from general population
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Almost 250 inmates in Irish prisons separated from general population

Dec 26th 2014, 6:30 AM 7,359 Views 8 Comments

The largest number on restricted regime was in Wheatfield Prison.

# solitary - Friday 21 February, 2014

Use of 23-hour solitary confinement has dropped by 76% in nine months
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# Prison

Use of 23-hour solitary confinement has dropped by 76% in nine months

Feb 21st 2014, 6:30 AM 6,213 Views 11 Comments

Irish prisons are attempting to limit the use of restrictive regimes.

# solitary - Saturday 28 April, 2012

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection
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# Young Offenders

40 per cent of prisoners in St Patrick's are on protection

Apr 28th 2012, 8:45 AM 3,155 Views 10 Comments

Prisoners at the institution, which houses offenders aged 16 to 21, are placed on protection when they are under threat from other inmates or pose a risk to the prison population.

# solitary - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

UN calls for an end to solitary confinement as punishment
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UN calls for an end to solitary confinement as punishment

Oct 19th 2011, 1:18 PM 355 Views 7 Comments

The UN’s lead investigator on torture has called using solitary confinement as a punishment “cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment” – which can amount to “torture”.