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We are now told “slopping out” in Irish prisons will be eliminated soon.
Many parents are finding it difficult to keep a roof over their heads, to feed and clothe children.
Older people are struggling to heat their homes. In addition, many are terrified in their own home as the result of violence directed against older people by thugs.
The Irish taxpayer deserves to be protected from criminals.
We find the Government spending taxpayers’ money to ensure convicted criminals are provided with living conditions and “comforts” I would suggest they are not entitled to, including tea/coffee facilities in cells.
I would suggest persons convicted of criminal offences should be denied all rights and entitlements.
There are many islands off the west coast of Ireland that can be used to accommodate such criminals.
They can be graded by “crime” and provided with “basic” requirements. No visitors, and minimum expense to the taxpayer.
Michael A Moriarty
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