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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Stephen Doran

Published on March 10 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today made a total of eight recommendations following her investigation into the death in custody of Stephen Patrick Doran, aged 69, at Maghaberry Prison on June 6, 2008.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of John Kenneway

Published on February 17 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, Pauline McCabe, today made a total of 19 recommendations following her investigation into the death in custody of John Martin Gerard Kenneway at Maghaberry Prison on June 8, 2007.

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Hillsborough Agreement - Statement by the Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe

Published on February 05 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman Pauline McCabe today welcomed the Hillsborough Agreement. In particular she welcomed the priority it is giving to ensure our prisons are fit for purpose.

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Investigation Report into Death In Custody James (Harry) Speers

Published on January 19 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe, made a commitment when she took up post in September 2008 to publish all death in custody investigation reports.

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Prisoner Ombudsman Annual Report Launch 2008/2009

Published on August 11 2009

Pauline McCabe, Prisoner Ombudsman, has today launched her first Annual Report for 2008/2009.

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Prisoner Ombudsman Welcomes Report of the Independent Review Team

Published on June 09 2009

The Prisoner Ombudsman has welcomed the publication of the Review Team set up by Minister Paul Goggins in response to her report into the death of Colin Bell.

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Prisoner Ombudsman and Probation Board sign joint protocol

Published on May 15 2009

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and the Probation Board for Northern Ireland (PBNI) have today signed a joint protocol for handling complaints from prisoners in relation to probation matters.

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