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crime world Episode 56: Is prison the holiday camp many people believe it to be?

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Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

Nicola Tallant, Sunday World investigations editor

They spent years in the prison system for a string of offences linked to their chronic addiction problems, but today James Leonard and Timmy Long are podcast sensations and their show 'The Two Norries' has been hailed for tackling issues of mental health, addiction and social issues surrounding crime.

In recent months James and Timmy have been recording a ground-breaking series of interviews with serving prisoners and now they tell Nicola Tallant what it is like to be back behind bars.

Is prison the holiday camp that many believe it to be? And are recent photographs and videos taken on smuggled smartphones within Irish jails a true reflection of what it is like to be locked up.

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