Wednesday June 10, 2015
The Irish Prison Service is investigating how an inmate managed to gain access to the roof area of a building in the Mountjoy Prison campus yesterday afternoon.
Wednesday May 27, 2015
Prison visiting committees have recommended that more should be done to tackle the ongoing problems of drugs, overcrowding and people with a mental illness being detained in the country's jails.
Saturday May 23, 2015
Concerns have been raised regarding prison staff safety following a petrol bomb attack on a prison officer's car outside her home in Cork last night.
Monday May 11, 2015
A legal fight against extradition to the United States by a man described by a FBI special agent as "the largest facilitator of child porn on the planet", has been hit with further delays.
Friday May 08, 2015
The Prison Service has confirmed that a prisoner was found dead in his cell in Mountjoy Prison in Dublin this morning.
Thursday April 23, 2015
The Irish Prison Service has confirmed that two officers have been injured in an attack which took place in Mountjoy Prison at around 8.30am today.
Wednesday March 18, 2015
Latest figures show that 96 mobile phones were seized in prisons in the first six weeks of this year.
Saturday March 07, 2015
Up to 150 protesters gathered outside RTÉ this afternoon to demonstrate against the broadcaster's coverage of water protests and of austerity.
Monday March 02, 2015
Dublin city councillors have voted to condemn the jailing of four anti-water charge protesters and call for their release.
Saturday February 21, 2015
Taoiseach Enda Kenny used his leader's address at the close of Fine Gael National Conference in Castlebar, Co Mayo to seek a Yes vote in the same-sex marriage referendum in May.