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Saturday 24 August 2019

Mountjoy staff dealing with two prisoners who gained access to prison roof

Mountjoy Prison in Dublin (Stock Image)
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Specialist staff are dealing with an ongoing incident in Mountjoy prison after two prisoners gained access to the roof.

Specialist staff are on site and are negotiating with the men in an effort to get them down, a spokesman for the Irish Prison Service said.

It is understood the two men gained access to the roof at around 6.30pm this evening.

An investigation will take place in relation to the incident.

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