31st March 2022
The Board of IPRT twelcomes the appointment of Saoirse Brady as the new Executive Director of IPRT. The appointment follows a rigorous external recruitment process led by the IPRT Board of Directors.
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.
28th March 2022
Minister for Justice Helen McEntee TD has published Justice Plan 2022, outlining 159 actions to continue building a justice system that works for everyone.
24th March 2022
Minister for Mental Health and Older People Mary Butler has, in conjunction with the HSE, launched Sharing the Vision: Implementation Plan 2022 - 2024. Several of the recommendations in the Strategy and the corresponding Implementation Plan relate to improving outcomes for people in contact with the justice system with mental health challenges.
14th March 2022
*This survey is now closed.* As part of a larger project, IPRT is exploring the potential development of a criminal justice network in the Republic of Ireland.
11th March 2022
The Department of Justice has published its first Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, with the aim of fostering and increasing equality, diversity and inclusion in the organisation, both for its staff and for those it delivers services to.
10th March 2022
The third meeting of the IPRT Solicitor Panel took place on Thursday 10 March 2022.
7th March 2022
The purpose of this first ever Criminal Justice Sectoral Strategy is to develop a shared vision for a more joined-up criminal justice system.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.