23rd December 2022
IPRT's Executive Director Saoirse Brady writes about the impact of extremely limited access children have to their parents in prison at Christmas time.
17th December 2022
Following the news of high figures of people who have been in prison for over a year without being convicted of any crime, IPRT stress that remanding people in custody should only be used as a measure of last resort.
9th December 2022
IPRT's Executive Director Saoirse Brady joined Damien and Paul from New Creative Cleaning Services in speaking to RTÉ's Evelyn O'Rourke about living with convictions for the Today with Claire Byrne Show.
6th December 2022
Following IPRT's presentation to the Oireachtas Sub-Committee on Mental Health on our report 'Access to Rights for People Detained in Secure Forensic Mental Health Facilities in Ireland', Mary Carolan of the Irish Times reports.
26th November 2022
IPRT Executive Director, Saoirse Brady, writes about the real impacts of lifelong convictions that can follow people for decades. She explains what spent convictions are, where the law currently stands and the opportunities we can act on to change the law for the better.
31st October 2022
Noel Baker of the Irish Examiner writes about Irish Penal Reform Trust launch of an independently commissioned scoping study on access to rights for people detained in secure forensic mental health facilities...
1st September 2022
IPRT welcomed the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024 and associated action plan approved by Cabinet.
27th April 2022
We launched “Sometimes I’m missing the words”: The rights, needs and experiences of foreign national and minority ethnic groups in the Irish penal system at a well-attended online event on Wednesday 27 April 2022.
22nd February 2022
IPRT Acting Executive Director Molly Joyce and Senior Policy & Research Officer Sarahjane McCreery appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice to give evidence on the topic of ’Anti-Social Behaviour’ (ASB).