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RTE News. [RTE News] Mountjoy zero drugs policy working - Governor. (23 Aug 2010)

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The new Governor of Mountjoy Prison has introduced a 'zero drugs policy' at the country's largest prison.

In his first interview since he took up the post six weeks ago, Ned Whelan said his objective was to close-off all avenues bringing drugs, mobile phones, weapons and other contraband into the prison.

Three quarters of Mountjoy's 700 inmates have taken drugs.

 

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