Ms Gaer

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The highest number of assaults was in Mountjoy, which also had the highest rate of self-harm incidents, approximately 20. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Ireland has been praised by the United Nations Committee Against Torture for its efforts to eliminate the process of “slopping out” in prisons and for(...)

 A wreath in honour of former residents of the Magdalene laundries at the gates of the Dáil in 2014. File photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

The United Nations has sharply criticised the State’s approach to alleged abuse in Magdalene laundries and its claims that there was no basis to belie(...)