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KCLR Live: Highlight: Governor Eddie Mullins, Midlands Prison

Covid cases at the prison, visitor restrictions & prisoner well-being

More than 40 prison officers and staff from the Midlands Prison are self-isolating amid a Covid-19 outbreak at the facility.

Governor Eddie Mullins joined us to discuss the situation, prisoner welfare and coping mechanisms during the pandemic.

Michelle Martin of the Irish Penal Reform Trust followed to chat about the impact that Covid-19 visitor restrictions are having on the families of prisoners.