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# thornton-hall - Tuesday 9 July, 2019

Justice minister takes case against farmer allegedly trespassing on State lands formerly earmarked for 'super prison'
# Thornton Hall
# Thornton Hall

Justice minister takes case against farmer allegedly trespassing on State lands formerly earmarked for 'super prison'

Jul 9th 2019, 6:20 AM 30,087 Views 0 Comments

The Minister has brought proceedings against James Scully, from Kilreesk Lane, St Margarets, Co Dublin.

# thornton-hall - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Independent review recommends scaling down Thornton Hall plans
# Thornton Hall
# Thornton Hall

Independent review recommends scaling down Thornton Hall plans

Jul 28th 2011, 12:40 PM 1,106 Views 4 Comments

Alan Shatter says the government accepts, in principle, the recommendations to build only a 300-cell facility.

# thornton-hall - Monday 6 June, 2011

Deep concern expressed by UN at levels of overcrowding in Irish prisons
# UNCAT
# UNCAT

Deep concern expressed by UN at levels of overcrowding in Irish prisons

Jun 6th 2011, 4:13 PM 694 Views 21 Comments

United Nations Committee against Torture recommends that a mechanism should be astablished to facilitate criminal complaints. It also calls the practice of slopping out “inhumane”.

# thornton-hall - 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 482 Views 0 Comments

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