17 months of sacrifice – prison life under lockdown

17 months of sacrifice – prison life under lockdown Pope Francis kisses the foot of an inmate during Holy Thursday Mass March 29, 2018, at Regina Coeli prison in Rome. Photo: CNS
Ruadhán Jones hears about the successes and hardships of lockdown-life in Irish prisons By international standards, the Irish Prison Service have been very successful in containing Covid. While in the US, infection and death rates in prisons exceeded those of the general population, no deaths were recorded in Irish prisons and few Covid cases. “They…
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