26th July 2019
IPRT welcomes the announcement by the Minister of the establishment of a new Prison Service Board with an independent Chair, which will be responsible for developing and upholding improved ethical standards.
16th July 2019
IPRT comments on the extent of prison overcrowding and reiterates the urgent need for implementation of a strategy to reduce prisoner numbers to a safe level.
10th July 2019
IPRT appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality to give evidence as part of the Committee’s review of spent convictions legislation.
2nd July 2019
IPRT, in collaboration with the Centre for Disability Law and Policy (NUIG), has launched a short-term research project on the situation of prisoners with disabilities in Ireland. Read this guest post from the researchers for more info.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.