1st February 2024
IPRT submitted to the consultation on the National Disability Strategy. Given IPRT’s area of expertise, the submission focuses specifically on disability in the penal system.
19th December 2023
IPRT submitted to the Prison Education Taskforce focusing on a range of areas relating to prison education. The submission outlines key points on prison education, offers examples of progressive practice internationally, explores some relevant data and data gaps, and makes some broad policy and practice recommendations.
27th September 2023
IPRT publishes a Pre-Budget Submission for consideration ahead of Budget 2024.
8th September 2023
On 8 September 2023, IPRT made a submission to the Pre-Sessional Working Group on UN CEDAW (Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women) in advance of the Irish State’s review under the Convention, expected in May 2024.
7th September 2023
IPRT welcomed the opportunity to make a submission to the Joint Committee on Justice on the General Scheme of the Irish Prison Service Bill 2023.
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...
1st December 2022
IPRT made a submission to the Public Consultation on key issues related to the Disregard of Convictions for Certain Qualifying Offences related to Consensual Sexual Activity between Men.
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.