The great majority of young men and women remanded to Irish prisons while actively unwell with diagnoses of severe and enduring mental illnesses  have fallen through the net of a public mental health system which is not designed to meet their needs.  09/12/2015 - NEWS / Archive File photo of interior of cell in D Wing Mountjoy Prison . Keywords: crime solitary confinement lockdown lock down criminalPhotograph: Bryan O’Brien / The Irish Times

Despite having one of the highest levels of severe mental illness when compared with other advanced European nations, Ireland has fewer adult psychiat(...)