TWO students jailed over a teenager’s death outside Annabels nightclub are set to be moved to a prison block housing some of the country’s most notorious criminals after budget cuts forced the closure of the segregation block they were being held in.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2004
The murder in Mountjoy prison this week raises serious issues about security in our prisons, especially given the current industrial unrest among prison officers. Prison authorities justifiably claim that such murders are rare in Irish prisons, and it is important that this should remain so.
Thu, 29 Jan, 2004
YOUR editorial headlined ‘Government losing fight against crime’ (Irish Examiner, Nov 28) hits the nail on the head when you state that the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform, Michael McDowell, is more concerned with cutting costs that putting extra resources into fighting crime.
Mon, 08 Dec, 2003