Dáil Debates

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Dáil Debates, Human Rights, Prisoners

Human Rights, Justice, Prisoners

by Thomas G Maher

In 2012, John Paul Wooten and Brendan McConville were convicted of the 2009 killing of PSNI Constable Steven Carroll in Craigavon, Co. Armagh. Both men have maintained their innocence since the day of their arrest and interrogation by the PSNI.
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Human Rights, Justice, National, Prisoners

Statement from Justice Watch Ireland

Today the court of appeal in Belfast granted leave for the Brendan McConville and John Paul Wootton to challenge the dismissal of their appeals in the UK supreme court.
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Care not Custody


Dáil Debates, Health, Prisoners

Clare speaking on a motion on mental health, emphasized the fact that many current prisoners  in Irish jails are dealing with mental health problems and custodial sentences exacerbate their difficulties rather than deal with the underlying problems.  Click on the link below to listen: