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#Prison

# prison - Monday 17 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year Probation Service

Over 355,000 hours of community service work carried out by offenders last year

The 2018 annual report of the Probation Service is published today.

# prison - Saturday 25 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents Wisconsin

Wisconsin man sentenced to life in prison for kidnapping 13-year-old and killing her parents

Jake Patterson (21) pleaded guilty to two counts of intentional homicide and one count of kidnapping.

# prison - Friday 10 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison Freed

Whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from US prison

Manning was jailed in early March for refusing to testify in a grand jury investigation .

# prison - Thursday 2 May, 2019

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn Criminal

Prisoners sleeping on floors as overcrowding a 'serious issue,' prison officers warn

The prison population in Ireland has seen the number of inmates rise by hundreds in Irish prisons over the past three years.

# prison - Friday 29 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Escaped murderer extradited from Republic to Northern Ireland Paul Johnston

Escaped murderer extradited from Republic to Northern Ireland

Paul Johnston was serving a life sentence when he absconded from prison in 2017.

# prison - Tuesday 12 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison Fire

Investigation launched following fire at Midlands Prison

Early indications suggest faulty wiring was the cause of the blaze.

# prison - Wednesday 6 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Radicalised' inmate shot and detained after slashing guards in French prison attack Michael Chiolo

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

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

# prison - Saturday 23 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Trainee solicitors are going into prisons to teach prisoners about the law Prison Education

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

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

# prison - Friday 15 February, 2019

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

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

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

# prison - Friday 28 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Bomb disposal, prison security, peacekeeping - The work of the Irish Defence Forces in 2018 Óglaigh Na HÉireann

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

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

# prison - Tuesday 18 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Couple who named their son after Hitler sentenced to prison for membership of banned right-wing group Birmingham

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

The pair were members of the banned group National Action.

# prison - Friday 9 November, 2018

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

# prison - Thursday 18 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man (37) who killed nephew's friend sentenced to 9 years in prison Tramore

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of attacking Sean Cox tells court he 'made friends' with Liverpool fans in prison Anfield

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

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

# prison - Thursday 4 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland Mental Health

Men account for eight in 10 suicides in Ireland

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

# prison - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Freddie Thompson moved to protective custody after row with another killer Kinahan Hutch Feud

Freddie Thompson moved to protective custody after row with another killer

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

# prison - Thursday 23 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie British-Iranian woman Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe jailed in Iran is granted temporary release Iran

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

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

# prison - Sunday 29 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Irish Prison Service recruiting chaplains to 'encourage and support' inmates Pastoral Care

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

There are vacancies in a number of prisons including Mountjoy.

# prison - Monday 25 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Prison is for dangerous criminals': Drop in numbers sent to prison for non-payment of fines Justice

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

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

# prison - Sunday 24 June, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison David Drumm

David Drumm begins his six year jail term in Mountjoy Prison

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

# prison - Friday 8 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Over 2,000 people jailed for non-payment of fines last year Court Fines

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

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

# prison - Friday 18 May, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit Wheatfield

Prison inmate died after being passed package by fiancée during visit

The package was not recovered.

# prison - Saturday 28 April, 2018

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Man accused of murdering estranged wife Joanne Lee found dead in Mountjoy Prison Ranelagh

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

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

# prison - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'I wanted to humanise this image we have of lads from disadvantaged communities' Michael Inside

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

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

# prison - Saturday 7 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Brothers convicted of brutally killing parents nearly 30 years ago reunited in prison Menendez Brothers

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Husband of woman jailed in Iran says Boris Johnson has not done enough to secure her release Anniversary

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

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

# prison - Saturday 24 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Judge extends sentence suspension so woman who stole €460k can join support scheme Rehabilitation

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

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

# prison - Sunday 18 February, 2018

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

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

TheJournal.ie was given exclusive access to Mountjoy Prison.

# prison - Saturday 17 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like Locked Up

This is what a cell in Mountjoy Prison looks like

Have a look inside.

# prison - Sunday 11 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Irish Prison Service needs more women and ethnic minorities to become prison officers Diversity

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

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

# prison - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Report calls for an end to solitary confinement in Irish prisons Solitary Confinement

Report calls for an end to solitary confinement in Irish prisons

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

# prison - Tuesday 30 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims Chris Parker

Manchester attack 'hero' jailed for stealing from victims

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

# prison - Thursday 25 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Four babies born to women in prison last year Born In Prison

Four babies born to women in prison last year

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

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

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

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

# prison - Friday 5 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Serious questions' raised as victims were not told about release of 'black cab rapist' London

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

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

# prison - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ex-partner of reality star who was convicted of acid attack caught with mobile phone in prison ARTHUR COLLINS

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

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

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