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[thejournal.ie] , Russell, Cliodhna Gangs, drugs and violence: Documentary looks into life in Mountjoy Prison. (08 Nov 2015)

URL: http://www.thejournal.ie/tv3-documentary-2430496-N...

Yellow, green and pink are the three colour codes used in Mountjoy Prison to identify the prisoners that are part of gangs that cannot mix together......

A prisoner describes his first sentence some years back, saying, “I came in here addicted to heroin and I went out that gate addicted to heroin.” However, he said, “They’re now realising that drug problems are the source of crime.


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