I did Penal Servitude (D.83222)

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1946. With a preface by Sean O Faolain, who commissioned the author to write a series of articles for his magazine The Bell. (The pseudonym is O Faolain's telephone number) The author, a civil servant from Mayo with a gambling problem, was jailed for embezzlement and served time in Sligo, Mountjoy and Portlaoise prisons. The book led to many calls for reform of the system.