Irish Penal Reform Trust

IPRT report launched: "The Secondary Punishment”: A Scoping Study on Employer Attitudes to Hiring People with Criminal ConvictionsRead the report.

IPRT latest newsletter. Highlights in this edition include Leinster House, events, children and families of people in prison recognised, our response to criminal justice reports and plans, and more. Read here.

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IPRT reported on our activities and achievements during 2022–2023 at our recent AGM. Read about our work in our Annual Review 2022-2023 here.

Read about the event launch of IPRT report Progress in the Penal System (PIPS) 2022: A framework for penal reform on Friday 26 May 2023. Read about the event and the report here.

IPRT published our latest report ‘Maternal Imprisonment in Ireland: A Scoping Study’ Thursday 2 March 2023.

Read about the event and see the full report here.

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has welcomed the Penal Policy Review and associated Action Plan approved by Cabinet. It represents a comprehensive and ambitious roadmap to transform the entire penal system. Read more here

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