A judge has ordered a man facing criminal charges to be admitted into a psychiatric unit and to be placed on a waiting list for treatment at the Central Mental Hospital after his solicitor admitted he had struggled to get him the treatment he needs while in custody.
Thu, 01 Aug, 2019
The Irish Prison Service has been urged to keep its nursing committal forms under constant review after an inquest returned a verdict of suicide in the case of a man who took his own life less than four hours after being committed to Cork Prison.
Fri, 19 Jul, 2019
A judge has said he will have little option but to release a man likely to be found not guilty by reason of insanity unless state services can provide the acute in-patient mental health care he needs.
Thu, 11 Jul, 2019
Prison staff have been disciplined after CCTV disproved records that an inmate in Cork Prison was checked every 15 minutes in the hours before he was found dead in his cell.
Thu, 11 Apr, 2019
More than two-thirds of investigations into the deaths of vulnerable prisoners since 2012 have raised concerns about “misleading” or inaccurate record-keeping by prison staff, and the care afforded to inmates who have suicidal ideation and mental health problems.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
His four-year stint on Vikings has just come to an end, but with six movie releases this year alone, an IFTA nomination and his latest role as Amy Huberman’s love interest in Striking Out, Moe Dunford is about to become a household name, writes
Sat, 10 Feb, 2018