The transfer of prisoners from Cork jail to the new prison facility will be the biggest in the history of the State, and the improved conditions will contribute to prisoners’ wellbeing and subsequent reintegration to society, governor Pat Dawson tells
Fri, 22 Jan, 2016
A Pakistani man jailed for travelling to meet a 13-year-old girl with the intention of doing an act that would constitute sexual exploitation, in what was the first prosecution taken under child protection legislation, had his sentence reduced at the Court of Appeal today.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
The 30-year-old rapist of two children joins 12 other sex offenders serving a life sentence in Irish prisons. While he will be able to start applying for parole after he serves seven years, the average term of life sentences is just over 17 years.
Wed, 05 Mar, 2014