Prisoners Make Jailbreak History

Two Mountjoy prisoners have made history as winners of the Amnesty International/SVP Jailbreak 2017. The winners, John Fitzpatrick (27, convicted of fraud in 2012) and Tom McDermott (29, convicted of armed robbery in 2014), say that they are “over the moon” with their victory. The two managed to reach Location X, which was revealed to…

Shit in a Sink: Stories from Waitressing

Being a waitress is hard. Bratty customers, long hours, shit pay, stressed-out managers… Personally, I believe the experience of working in the service industry is as important as formal education. Coming out of a waitressing job gives you that strong sense of sympathy, so that when one day you’re sitting in a restaurant as a…