Thu, 24 Mar, 2016
Sun, 24 Jan, 2016
The Irish Prison Service will release its annual report today, two days after a prisoner lost his life in a row in Cork Jail.
Mon, 18 May, 2015
A man who used a false Zimbabwean passport in a garda station in an attempt to gain a stamp to enable him to work without needing a visa will be sentenced next month.
Tue, 04 Feb, 2014
The High Court has heard an Algerian man wanted on a terrorism charge in the United States went on hunger strike in Cork Prison while awaiting trial there.
Thu, 18 Jul, 2013
An Irish Muslim wanted in the US on terrorism charges is suing the State for allegedly breaching his constitutional rights to privacy, dignity, and the ability to practice his religion while held in Cork Prison.
Wed, 17 Jul, 2013
The Government is to build a new prison in Cork City rather than proceed with a planned super-jail in North Cork which would have catered for all prisoners in Munster.
Thu, 01 Mar, 2012
A PRISONER facing a long sentence for dealing heroin who carried heroin, cannabis and 180 anti-depressant tablets into prison inside his body was given an additional year in jail yesterday.
Sat, 04 Dec, 2010
THIS week the Irish Prison Chaplains’ Report revealed abuse of thousands of our fellow citizens almost on a par with the terrible human neglect and abandonment recorded in the Murphy and Ferns reports.
Wed, 01 Dec, 2010
OFFICIALS at Cork Prison have said that up to 15% of inmates are at risk of contracting swine flu.
Tue, 10 Nov, 2009
Six prison wardens were injured in a Cork jail this morning during a scuffle which broke out as prisoners were being escorted to their cells, according to media reports.
Wed, 13 Jun, 2007
THE horrific killing of a prisoner in Mountjoy could easily be repeated in Cork if the jail’s chronic overcrowding is not addressed, it was warned yesterday.
Fri, 08 Sep, 2006
PRISON management is to meet prison officers following separate ballots for industrial action at two jails in Dublin and Cork.
Tue, 31 Aug, 2004
THE authorities are hoping a 12-day dirty protest by three prisoners in Cork jail will be called off shortly, despite the fact the inmates haven’t told officials what sparked the action.
Thu, 05 Aug, 2004
MENTAL health groups yesterday expressed concern at reports that the Central Mental Hospital is to be relocated to the same site as the replacement complex for Mountjoy Prison.
Wed, 04 Aug, 2004
Gardai are hunting for a prisoner who escaped from custody last night while being transported from a Dublin court to Cork prison.
Fri, 26 Jan, 2001
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