Irish Penal Reform Trust

IPRT endorses the findings and recommendations of the new Mental Health Commission report on 'Access to Mental Health Services for People in the Criminal Justice System'. Read our full response.

This Prison Law Seminar took place on 21st October, with keynote speech delivered by The Hon. Ms. Justice Iseult O’Malley, Chair of the Sentencing Guidelines and Information Committee. Read about the seminar here.

We welcomed IPRT members to our AGM 2021 on 22nd September 2021. For an overview of our work to advance progressive penal reform this year, read our Annual Review 2020-2021.

One year on from the introduction of the first COVID-19 restrictions in Irish prisons, IPRT outlines the steps that need to be taken now and into the future. Read the briefing here.

The COVID-19 crisis is an unprecedented national public health situation for all society, including the prison community. Resources, international perspectives, and updates from IPRT are gathered here.

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