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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Youth Detention

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# Youth Detention
Public order gardaí sent to Oberstown after staff threatened with boiling water
A group of four residents barricaded themselves in the kitchen area of the facility.
# Youth Detention
Staff at Oberstown in row with management because they refused to bring detainee for ice cream
An ice cream van visits the campus every Thursday.
# Oberstown
'Difficult days in youth detention facilities are a fact of life'
However, Pat Bergin told that the system is more capable of handling those bad days now.
# Katherine Zappone
Call for reports into Oberstown youth detention centre to be published
Last August saw a massive fire at the facility after young offenders climbed on the roof to protest.
# Youth Detention
A year after 'sea-change' is Ireland better at dealing with young offenders?
And how are we doing it?
# escape
One child caught and returned to Oberstown but another is still on the run
Three inmates had escaped on Monday.
# Oberstown
Two young people remain missing after absconding from Oberstown campus
Three residents had taken over an office on the campus.
# Youth Detention
After a fire, violence and a strike Oberstown 'making real progress'
The number of young people being detained in Oberstown has dropped over the past 12 months.
# Ursula Kilkelly
Oberstown management calls on staff to defer further strike action following disturbances
The Garda Emergency Response Unit (ERU) was called to the scene to quell Monday’s trouble, which saw a staff member injured.
# Australia's Shame
'Stripped, tear-gassed and strapped to a chair': Shock at treatment of children in Australian detention centre
A royal commission is being established after a TV investigation aired last night.