The Irish Prison Service says the temporary release of one of Inishowen’s most high-profile prisoners is “entirely in line with standard practice” ahead of his release at the end of this year.
Shaun Kelly, the driver that admitted killing eight people in a collision near Clonmany in July 2010, was permitted to return home for a first overnight stay earlier this month.
National newspaper coverage showed Kelly working on a farm in Tooban with two friends. He had been home for a short stay from Loughan House, the open prison in Cavan where he is serving out the remainder of his sentence.
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