10th February 2023
IPRT welcomes the opportunity to make a short submission to the Review Group examining Ireland’s Civil Legal Aid Scheme. IPRT makes four recommendations.
18th January 2023
IPRT appreciates the opportunity to make this submission to the Department of Justice, as part of its public consultation on the topic of diversion paths for young adults aged 18–24. The Department’s...
22nd August 2022
The IPRT submission to the review makes eight overarching recommendations for reform.
15th August 2022
This IPRT submission to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child makes 22 recommendations relating to child justice and children with a family member in prison in Ireland.
5th August 2022
In total, the IPRT submission makes 36 recommendations on the Draft General Scheme of the Bill.
23rd June 2022
IPRT Executive Director Saoirse Brady and Senior Policy and Research Officer Sarahjane McCreery appeared before the Joint Committee on Disability Matters as part of an examination of ‘Accessing Justice’.
30th May 2022
IPRT welcomed the opportunity to provide this alternative report to the UN Human Rights Committee on Ireland’s fifth review under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR).
22nd April 2022
IPRT welcomed the opportunity to make a brief submission to the Sub-Committee on Mental Health regarding its role in conducting Pre-Legislative Scrutiny on the Mental Health (Amendment) Bill.
29th March 2022
IPRT Senior Policy and Research Officer Sarahjane McCreery and IPRT Acting Executive Director Molly Joyce appeared before the Joint Oireachtas Committee as part of an examination of rehabilitative opportunities within the prison system.
4th March 2022
This submission discusses key rehabilitative supports, services and resources in prisons and makes 13 recommendations for change.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.