A new recording system has revealed that far greater numbers of prison officers are injured by inmates than was previously reflected in official statistics.
Wed, 03 Jul, 2019
The Prison Service is to respond to the High Court shortly explaining how a high-profile gangland inmate was able to brandish an object he claimed was a mobile phone before judges at the high-security Special Criminal Court.
Wed, 23 Jul, 2014
PRISON officers and gardaí had to let down the tyres of a van with two prisoners which got stuck under a narrow bridge in Co Offaly yesterday.
Tue, 29 Nov, 2011
A prison van carrying two inmates got stuck under a bridge today.
Mon, 28 Nov, 2011
IN EXCESS of 1,600 smuggled mobile phones were seized in prisons countrywide over the past 12 months, according to newly published figures.
Tue, 02 Oct, 2007
MOUNTJOY governor John Lonergan has described the prison overtime bill as "absolutely crazy"..
Fri, 07 Nov, 2003
JUSTICE Minister Michael McDowell is considering privatising prisoner escorts against the advice of his own expert committee.
Thu, 23 Oct, 2003
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