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Investigation Report into Roe House

Published on June 11 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland today published her investigation into a complaint from a prisoner about being locked down for 23 hours a day in the separated accommodation in Roe House, Maghaberry Prison.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Martin Harper

Published on June 02 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland today published on her Office website a copy of the Investigation Report into the death in custody of Martin James Harper, a prisoner in Maghaberry Prison, who died on 30th January 2009.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Richard Gilmore

Published on May 20 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has today published on her Office website a copy of the Investigation Report into the death in prison custody of Mr Richard Gilmore who died in Magilligan Prison on 11th January 2009.

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Investigation Report into the Death In Custody of Alan Ruddy

Published on March 31 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman for Northern Ireland has today published the Investigation Report into the death in prison custody of Mr Alan William Viktor Ruddy, aged 29, in Maghaberry Prison on 31st January 2008.

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Pearson Review 6 month report - Statement by the Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe

Published on March 25 2010

The Prisoner Ombudsman Pauline McCabe has noted the 6-Month Audit Report of the Pearson review following the death in custody of Colin Bell on 1st August 2008.

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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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