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Oberstown Youth Detention Centre in north Co Dublin. Photograph: Collins

One of two young offenders who escaped from Oberstown children’s detention campus on Monday night has been caught. A statement released by Oberstown(...)

 Oberstown Detention Centre, Co Dublin. File photograph: Eric Luke / The Irish Times

Gardaí are searching for two young offenders who escaped from Oberstown children’s detention campus on Monday night. Three youths took over a staff (...)

Oberstown Children Detention Campus: This week the facility, which can accommodate 48 inmates, had 36 boys within its fences. All are aged between 15 and 17. Photograph: Eric Luke

The youth detention centre in Oberstown, north Dublin, stands on a 25-acre campus in countryside near Lusk. Surrounded by high railings and imposing,(...)

 Residents at the Oberstown Detention Campus in Dublin   climbed onto the roof of one of the buildings during a staff work stoppage. Photograph: Gareth Chaney Collins

There are “positive signals” that talks will resume between staff and management at the Oberstown youth detention centre following chaotic scenes duri(...)

Residents on the roof at the Oberstown Detention Campus in  Dublin. Photograph:  Gareth Chaney Collins

The Minister for Children and Youth Affairs has defended the Oberstown youth detention campus, saying it is fit for purpose after residents climbed on(...)

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(...)

Tom Hoare from the union Impact with colleague Brendan Ryan  and care staff at the Oberstown youth detention centre where a  four-hour work stoppage was staged. Photograph: Conor Healy

Talks between management and unions at Oberstown youth detention centre will go ahead on Wednesday in an attempt to resolve an industrial dispute over(...)

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