TDs lobby NI Minister on dissident treatment in Maghaberry Prison

Strip-search complaint: Politicians urge Claire Sugden to implement 2010 agreements

Third prisoner death at Maghaberry jail in the past month

A PRISONER has been found dead in Maghaberry jail, the third death in the Co Antrim prison in the past month. It is understood the 34-year-old prisoner was found in his cell at the high security facility.

Meeting of the Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement, Thursday 3 November 2016, Webcast Recording.

This week the Oireachtas Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement heard disturbing evidence from three witnesses about the situation inside Maghaberry Prison. Conal Mc Feeley, Peter Bunting and John Finucane gave evidence.

Maghaberry Prison staff 'watched' as inmate blinded himself

Prison staff who watched but failed to intervene as a mentally ill prisoner blinded himself and injured his groin area have been strongly criticised.


Mr Justice Treacy, sitting today in the High Court in Belfast, allowed a judicial review challenging the Prison Service policy by which forced strip searches are recorded on a video camera and retained for a period of six years

Republican Prisoners and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), Maghaberry Jail

Report on the implementation of the 2010 agreement with the Roe 4 Republican prisoners.

Review of the Northern Ireland Prison Service-Feb 2011

Conditions, management and oversight of all prisons - Interim Report

Agreement Reached on Dispute at Roe House in Maghaberry Prison

Following a protest by Republican prisoners in Roe House, the Northern Ireland Prison Service (NIPS) and the prisoners agreed to engage in a facilitation process. A Joint Facilitation Group (Irish Congress of Trade Unions, Creggan Enterprises and Dialogue Advisory Group) met both parties on a number...

NI Affairs Committee-The separation of paramilitary prisoners at HMP Maghaberry

Her Majesty’s Prison (HMP) Maghaberry is situated near Lisburn in County Antrim. It opened in 1986. Following the closure of HMP Belfast in 1996 and HMP Maze in 2000, Maghaberry was required to absorb and accommodate a number of different prisoner groups including remand prisoners and those...