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Less People In Jail Since Covid.

347 men and 10 women are serving life sentences in prison, according to new figures.

347 men and 10 women are serving life sentences in prison, according to new figures.
92 of the men are over the age of 50, and seven of the women are between 40 and 50 years old.
The number of people jailed this year is 27 per cent less than before the pandemic.
Former governor of Mountjoy Prison, John Lonergan, says Ireland doesn't send many people to prison, compared to other countries.
 

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