Tony Power

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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 (...)

In just one week last March, 50 packages, some containing drugs, were either thrown into or conveyed by drones into Wheatfield Prison, a conference has heard. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

A technological solution to the issue of drones being used to smuggle contraband into Irish prisons will be tested shortly, Minister for Justice Charl(...)

‘Serious violence is often part of the scenario here and we prison officers pay the inevitable price.’ Photograph: David Sleator/The Irish Times/File

Prisoners are sleeping on mattresses on the floors of Irish prisons as the system faces serious overcrowding issues, the representative body for priso(...)

Upstairs drawingroom at number 45 Donore Avenue, Dublin 8

The site on which 45 Donore Avenue – an end-of-terrace Victorian in Dublin 8 – stands was given to Adelaide Hamilton in 1883 by her father under the s(...)