Half Manx Prison Population has Mental Health Isues

March 22, 2015

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE There has been a shocking admission that half of the inmates of the Isle of Man Prison are suffering from mental health problems the Minister of Home Affairs, Juan Watterson MHK, provided the information in a written answer

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Government says Allegations “Entirely Wrong”

July 2, 2012

News from Celtic Press The UK Secretary of State for Northern Ireland has responded to the Celtic League following a letter sent to him regarding the continued detention of Mrs Marian McGlinchey. The letter from the Northern Ireland Office argues that “allegations of

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Renewed Concern Over Irishman Held In Lithuania

September 8, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE RENEWED CONCERN OVER IRISHMAN HELD IN LITHUANIA The General Secretary (GS) of the Celtic League has written to the Lithuanian nauthorities once again to call for the improvement of the conditions of Irish prisoner Michael Campbell, who was arrested

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Ireland: Conditions For Female Prisoners A Concern

August 28, 2010

NEWS FROM THE CELTIC LEAGUE IRELAND: CONDITIONS FOR FEMALE PRISONERS A CONCERN The Celtic League has written to the Department of Justice and Law Reform in Ireland to express concern about overcrowding at female prisons in Ireland. The issue was first raised by the

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Maghaberry: Independent Enquiry Needed Into Prison Regime

July 26, 2010

Concerns about the ongoing problems at Maghaberry prison in Northern Ireland were reported on at the Celtic League in Mannin (Isle of Man) last weekend. Both the General Secretary (GS) and Director of Information (DOI) provided information on correspondence which the League has

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Magahaberry prison: Ombudsman Report

June 17, 2010

The Prisons Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has published a detailed report following an investigation into a number of complaints from those held in Maghaberry Prison. Maghaberry Prison has recently been a cause of concern to the Celtic League who have raised issues relating

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January 30, 2010

The General Medical Council (GMC) has responded to a query from the Celtic League about the involvement of Prison Doctors in the disciplinary processes used against inmates at Maghaberry Prison, in the British controlled north of Ireland. The League had pointed out to

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