30th October 2020
The Irish Prison Service has today confirmed that five prisoners have tested positive for Covid-19 in Midlands Prison. IPRT notes the actions being taken and highlights the importance of maintaining access to healthcare, regimes, and family contact at this time.
16th October 2020
As part of its ongoing public consultation on spent convictions policy , the Department of Justice has published two research papers on spent convictions . The papers were authored by Dr Katharina...
6th October 2020
MEDIA ADVISORY: IPRT has described the launch of a public consultation on spent convictions by Minister for Justice Ms Helen McEntee TD as an opportunity to promote and support rehabilitation and reduce reoffending.
2nd October 2020
This submisison to the Human Rights Committee on Ireland's Fifth Periodic Examination under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights is part of the suggested List of Issues (LoIPR) process, pinpointing key areas where the Committee might seek to question the State.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.