A young man who absconded from an open prison and lived "in plain sight" for more than four years before re-arrest has won Supreme Court declarations that his re-arrest and subsequent detention to serve out the rest of his 16-month sentence were unlawful.
Thu, 16 May, 2019
A man serving life for the murder of a van driver more than 20 years ago claims he should not have been transferred from an open prison back to a high security jail over a decision that he had taken drugs - which he denies.
Wed, 30 Jan, 2019
A man who had part of his three-year jail term suspended in a harassment case in which he sent a thousand emails to his ex-girlfriend may have breached the terms of the sentence with alleged attempts to contact her from prison.
Tue, 07 Feb, 2017
Prison authorities are struggling to combat the problem of smuggling in Irish jails, with new figures revealing that more than 3,200 drug seizures have taken place in prisons over the past three years.
Mon, 07 Dec, 2015