Articles tagged with: Paul O'Mahony

Psychology and the Penal System

on Wednesday, 12 March 2014. Posted in Issue 73 The Rights of Workers – Then and Now, Penal Policy


Mountjoy Prison                        © D. Speirs

Paul O'Mahony


In this article, I intend to look back and draw contrasts between the current situation of Irish prisons and what prevailed when I joined the prison service, as one of the group of four psychologists, newly employed in 1980.