The Irish Prison Service has sought to ease fears of a backlog of sex offenders waiting to enter its tailored treatment programme following criticism from a visiting committee at one of the country's main jails.
Mon, 18 Mar, 2019
A former Lord Mayor of Cork has called on a triple rapist not to return to his native city following his release from prison on the grounds that women in the area have expressed fear about his presence in the local community.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2018
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
Sat, 12 Mar, 2011
MEDIA coverage of convicted rapist Larry Murphy’s release from prison was the “most appalling sabotage” of his post-prison life and created a “witch-hunt” that caused deep anxiety among the public, the Irish Prison Chaplains report has claimed.
Tue, 30 Nov, 2010