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On Halloween night gardaí in riot gear were called to the Oberstown campus. Photograph: The Irish Times

Staff in the Oberstown child detention centre are to go on all-out strike in January citing regular violent incidents and insufficient protection for (...)

Residents at the Oberstown Detention Campus in Lusk, Co Dublin, who climbed up on to the roof of one of the buildings. Photograph: Gareth Chaney/Collins

Units of the Dublin Fire Brigade were fighting a major fire at the Oberstown Children’s Detention Campus in north Dublin on Monday night. It came af(...)

The unions, Impact and Siptu, said the four hour work stoppage was carried out on Tuesday as staff and residents at the centre are exposed to a daily risk of violent assault.

Young offenders at Oberstown youth detention centre in north Dublin were locked in their rooms and not served breakfast at the normal time due to stri(...)

The youths at the Oberstown campus will be confined to their rooms for part of the day as Siptu and Impact workers begin strike action. Photograph: Istockphoto

Care workers and other staff at the Oberstown youth detention centre in north Dublin will begin strike action on Tuesday morning over what they say ar(...)

Staff at the Oberstown detention centre for young offenders in Co Dublin have voted in favour of industrial action over concerns for their safety.

Staff at the Oberstown detention centre for young offenders in Co Dublin have voted in favour of industrial action over concerns for their safety. Im(...)

Oberstown youth detention facility in Co Dublin.

Gardaí are investigating the circumstances surrounding an incident at the Oberstown youth detention facility on Wednesday, in which a teenager and sev(...)