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Once Covid-19 restrictions are lifted, prison staff will undergo ongoing training modules on equality, diversity and inclusion. File photograph: iStock

Racist and inappropriate comments by prison staff on social media have damaged the reputation of the Irish Prison Service (IPS), its director general (...)

‘We don’t buy the versions currently on the market, we buy second-hand versions that we ensure that any ability to operate wifi or to engage online is decommissioned’. Photograph: iStock

Prison authorities are sourcing older, second-hand models of games consoles to prevent inmates using internet enabled versions to communicate with peo(...)

Since the start of 2019, numbers in custody on any given day have exceeded 4,000 regularly with  an increasing number of prisoners serving long sentences. Photograph: Cyril Byrne

Overcrowding is returning to the Irish prison system as the number of people being sentenced to terms of imprisonment by the courts increases and the (...)

An investigation was carried out after a serving prison officer alleged  conversations between inmates and solicitors had been monitored. Photograph: Cyril Byrne/The Irish Times

A report into alleged covert surveillance in the prison service is being considered by Attorney General. Minister for Justice Charlie Flanagan said (...)

Ships in Dublin Port being loaded with goods for export.

Dublin Port Company is to pay an €8.8 million dividend payment to the State, equivalent to 30 per cent of the port’s distributable profits for 2014. T(...)

Irish man Patrick Lyttle has walked out of a Sydney hospital, a month after he was left on life support after allegedly being punched by his brother Barry.

Irish man Patrick Lyttle has walked out of a Sydney hospital, a month after he was left on life support after allegedly being punched by his brother B(...)