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# mountjoy - Tuesday 12 January, 2021

Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19
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Three prisoners in Portlaoise and Mountjoy test positive for Covid-19

Jan 12th 2021, 7:58 AM 14,990 Views 12 Comments

The prison service is making arrangements for mass testing of prisoners and staff in both locations.

# mountjoy - Wednesday 18 November, 2020

Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge
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Man arrested over major contraband seizure at Mountjoy Prison released without charge

Nov 18th 2020, 12:32 PM 17,696 Views 15 Comments

A file will now be prepared for the Director of Public Prosecutions.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 17 November, 2020

Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates
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Man arrested after 'largest ever seizure' of prison contraband destined for Kinahan cartel inmates

Updated Nov 17th 2020, 6:17 PM 76,497 Views 47 Comments

The seizure was made at Mountjoy Prison earlier today.

# mountjoy - Monday 9 November, 2020

Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial
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Suspected outbreak of coronavirus at Mountjoy Prison postpones firearms trial

Nov 9th 2020, 1:34 PM 18,895 Views 0 Comments

The suspected outbreak has led to the postponement of a firearms trial at the Special Criminal Court.

# mountjoy - Friday 29 May, 2020

Woman (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run in Dublin
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Woman (40s) seriously injured in hit-and-run in Dublin

May 29th 2020, 12:31 PM 21,616 Views 12 Comments

The woman sustained serious leg injuries.

# mountjoy - Friday 20 December, 2019

Gardaí attend scene of protest outside Dóchas women's prison in Dublin
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Gardaí attend scene of protest outside Dóchas women's prison in Dublin

Dec 20th 2019, 5:26 PM 24,850 Views 0 Comments

A protest was scheduled to take place at 3pm today.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 10 December, 2019

Man who threw bucket of excrement over prison officer has sentence extended
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Man who threw bucket of excrement over prison officer has sentence extended

Dec 10th 2019, 6:24 PM 33,402 Views 39 Comments

Judge Martin Nolan described it as a “pretty low assault” that was nasty and ridiculing.

# mountjoy - Friday 6 December, 2019

Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy
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Justice Minister orders urgent report into 'disturbing case' of homeless man in Mountjoy

Dec 6th 2019, 9:06 AM 20,970 Views 1 Comment

The man has been on remand in prison for over a year.

# mountjoy - Friday 1 November, 2019

Appeal launched to help find 64-year-old man missing from Dublin since Wednesday
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Appeal launched to help find 64-year-old man missing from Dublin since Wednesday

Nov 1st 2019, 4:38 PM 10,924 Views 3 Comments

William Cahill was last seen on the North Circular Road in Dublin 7.

# mountjoy - Monday 16 September, 2019

Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin
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Man (26) to appear before court after drugs, guns and cash seized at apartment in Dublin

Sep 16th 2019, 7:29 AM 16,156 Views 0 Comments

Heroin and cannabis worth around €22,000 was seized during a search last week.

# mountjoy - Thursday 2 May, 2019

'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone
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'The danger is unquantifiable': Prison officers say there are 28 gang factions in Mountjoy alone

May 2nd 2019, 5:39 PM 22,517 Views 41 Comments

The POA said prison officers are dealing with assaults on a daily basis.

# mountjoy - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy
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Opinion: I want to change the way society sees ex-offenders so I organised a TEDx Talk in Mountjoy

Apr 6th 2019, 7:30 AM 17,579 Views 42 Comments

Ex prisoners took to the stage to deliver talks to an audience of prisoners, senior policymakers, politicians, activists, education-providers, and employers, writes Nikki Gallagher.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds
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Allegations of 'inappropriate relationships' between female inmates and prison officers, new report finds

Mar 12th 2019, 9:15 PM 47,500 Views 39 Comments

The allegations are contained in the just published annual report by the Visiting Committee for 2017.

# mountjoy - Saturday 23 February, 2019

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

# mountjoy - Wednesday 13 February, 2019

Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years
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Escaped prisoner who hid in wheelie bin from pursuing gardaí sentenced to five years

Feb 13th 2019, 10:48 PM 27,271 Views 36 Comments

Liam Deegan was also accused of driving the wrong way down a motorway at night.

# mountjoy - Sunday 27 January, 2019

Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra
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Gardaí appeal for witnesses following drive-by shooting on home in Cabra

Jan 27th 2019, 7:19 AM 26,865 Views 7 Comments

None of the occupants of the house were injured.

# mountjoy - Saturday 17 November, 2018

'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare
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'He fought to maintain his sanity': Posters go up near Mountjoy raising awareness of prisoner healthcare

Nov 17th 2018, 9:00 PM 23,033 Views 29 Comments

The posters use archive photographs and historical information about Irish prisons.

# mountjoy - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Delivery driver arrested at Mountjoy Prison after phones, sims, tablets and steroids found in van
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Delivery driver arrested at Mountjoy Prison after phones, sims, tablets and steroids found in van

Jul 11th 2018, 10:30 PM 20,760 Views 16 Comments

A chief officer became suspicious and a search of the van was carried out.

# mountjoy - Thursday 21 June, 2018

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

Jun 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 30,233 Views 48 Comments

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

# mountjoy - Sunday 27 May, 2018

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside
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# Clonliffe Road

Multiple fire engines called to blaze overnight at derelict building on Dublin's northside

May 27th 2018, 10:42 AM 25,470 Views 12 Comments

It’s understood that no one was injured in the blaze.

# mountjoy - Friday 11 May, 2018

Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin
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Man due in court over attempted armed robbery in Dublin

May 11th 2018, 8:50 AM 17,191 Views 0 Comments

As a garda car was responding to the call they observed a man close by and arrested him.

# mountjoy - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’
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# Mistaken Identity

Woman wrongly put in Mountjoy was told 'if you keep being dishonest I can keep you in longer’

Mar 14th 2018, 3:51 PM 62,307 Views 107 Comments

Amy Daly spoke about her ordeal on radio.

# mountjoy - Sunday 18 February, 2018

'Prison is all about games. You have to play them right and you'll get out the other side'
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'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 25,743 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

# mountjoy - Saturday 17 February, 2018

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like
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This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Feb 17th 2018, 6:30 PM 79,056 Views 56 Comments

Have a look inside.

# mountjoy - Friday 16 February, 2018

'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable'
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'I'm the first face you see when you're sent to Mountjoy. Prisoners can be scared and vulnerable'

Feb 16th 2018, 12:05 AM 49,370 Views 0 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

Life as a prison officer in Mountjoy: 'When something is about to happen, you just feel it in the air'
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Life as a prison officer in Mountjoy: 'When something is about to happen, you just feel it in the air'

Feb 13th 2018, 12:05 AM 53,912 Views 23 Comments

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison last Friday.

# mountjoy - Sunday 11 February, 2018

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

Feb 11th 2018, 10:00 PM 24,870 Views 121 Comments

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

# mountjoy - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection
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Up to 25% of Mountjoy Prison inmates being put in solitary confinement for their own protection

Jan 18th 2018, 10:14 AM 14,219 Views 67 Comments

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

# mountjoy - Friday 24 November, 2017

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison
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# Wallet Search

Solicitor accused of bringing cocaine to inmate at Mountjoy Prison

Nov 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 26,230 Views 0 Comments

Cocaine worth €25 was allegedly found when his wallet was searched during a professional visit to the jail.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Mountjoy Prison put on lockdown after drugs thrown into exercise yard
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Mountjoy Prison put on lockdown after drugs thrown into exercise yard

Aug 1st 2017, 6:59 PM 19,318 Views 35 Comments

The incident happened at around 11am yesterday morning.

# mountjoy - Monday 17 July, 2017

The Dóchas female prison experienced the highest number of assaults by convicts on officers last year
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The Dóchas female prison experienced the highest number of assaults by convicts on officers last year

Jul 17th 2017, 9:09 PM 16,342 Views 25 Comments

Prison Officer Association’s president Stephen Delaney said that the Dochas centre “is a very challenging environment” for his members.

# mountjoy - Wednesday 14 June, 2017

Convicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked
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# The Full Monty

Convicted criminal climbed on roof of Mountjoy Prison and stripped naked

Jun 14th 2017, 7:58 AM 16,469 Views 45 Comments

The incident happened yesterday afternoon.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 16 May, 2017

Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers
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# Behind Bars

Experts say fewer young men in Ireland could be a factor in declining prison numbers

May 16th 2017, 6:01 AM 12,853 Views 33 Comments

There were 77,000 fewer men aged in their 20s in Ireland in 2016 compared to 2006.

# mountjoy - Monday 15 May, 2017

Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin
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Chalice given back to Spike Island after 134 years in Dublin

May 15th 2017, 8:16 PM 13,914 Views 31 Comments

When the island ceased to be a prison in June 1883 the chalice was taken to Mountjoy Prison.

Large drop in number of people being jailed for non-payment of fines
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# A Fine Thing

Large drop in number of people being jailed for non-payment of fines

May 15th 2017, 12:48 PM 12,656 Views 36 Comments

New legislation enacted last year is being heralded as the reason for the reduction in committals.

# mountjoy - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats
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# Protection

Security systems installed in homes of Mountjoy prison officers following death threats

Apr 29th 2017, 5:30 AM 13,260 Views 13 Comments

Gardai are taking the threats seriously.

# mountjoy - Monday 23 January, 2017

Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year
# Jailhouse Dosh
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# Jailhouse Dosh

Irish prisons paid €3 million in 'pocket money' to inmates last year

Jan 23rd 2017, 7:33 AM 16,178 Views 50 Comments

The Irish Prison Service has paid out over €27 million in pocket money to prisoners since 2009.

# mountjoy - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies
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Mountjoy prisoners segregated in 1986 after 20% diagnosed with Aids antibodies

Dec 31st 2016, 9:00 PM 11,806 Views 6 Comments

An internal document reported 33 male prisoners and 10 female prisoners had been identified as having Aids antibodies.

# mountjoy - Wednesday 14 December, 2016

'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'
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'If you are in favour of human rights, you must want them for everyone - including prisoners'

Dec 14th 2016, 6:00 PM 1,498 Views 106 Comments

‘It is a mark of true sincerity, therefore, for politicians to take up unpopular causes like that of Leon Wright,’ writes author Frankie Gaffney.

# mountjoy - Tuesday 13 December, 2016

Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer
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Ireland's 'most dangerous' inmate had ear bitten and torn by Mountjoy prison officer

Dec 13th 2016, 9:00 PM 68,630 Views 106 Comments

Concern has been expressed about treatment of the 28-year-old by prison staff.

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