Friday May 08, 2015
The Prison Officers Association has accused the Irish Prison Service of trying to provoke a strike in the country's jails.
Friday March 13, 2015
There are hopes that the looming industrial dispute in the prison service may be averted following an intervention by the National Oversight Group for the Haddington Road Agreement.
Wednesday March 11, 2015
Round-up of other Irish and international news.
Monday March 09, 2015
The Prison Officers Association has warned that industrial action is likely unless a number of issues are sorted out, including matters impacting on the safety of prison staff.
Sunday March 08, 2015
Two prison officers have been treated in hospital following separate incidents at the Midlands Prison today.
Tuesday March 03, 2015
Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald has said significant savings and reforms set out in the Haddington Road Agreement for the prison service have not been achieved.
Tuesday February 17, 2015
A major search operation is under way after a prisoner escaped from custody in Tallaght Hospital following the stabbing of two prison officers.
Thursday September 04, 2014
Prison Officers at two of the country's largest prisons are to begin work stoppages later this month in a dispute over staffing levels.
Friday May 09, 2014
Paul Reynolds, RTÉ Crime Correspondent, reports on issues being raised at the POA's annual conference in Sligo
Thursday May 08, 2014
The Prison Officers' Association has said members of organised criminal gangs in prison are as difficult to deal with as dissident republican inmates.