Two prison officers injured in violent brawl between inmates today

Cloverhill Prison in west Dublin
Cloverhill Prison in west Dublin

Two prison officers were injured in the latest violent attack in an Irish jail.

One of the officers receiving treatment in Tallaght is inter-county footballer, Donal Ward, who is due to take part in the GAA Championship for Roscommon next weekend.

He suffered a shoulder injury when he and a colleague went to intervene in an altercation between two inmates earlier this morning.The other officer received a facial injury and has also been treated by medics.