30th September 2022
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has today (Fri 30 September 2022) welcomed the Final Report and recommendations of the High Level Task Force to consider the mental health and addiction challenges of those who come into contact with the criminal justice sector.
26th September 2022
Applications are invited for the role of Policy and Research Coordinator with the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT). Closing date for applications is 5pm Monday 26 September 2022.
13th September 2022
As Ireland emerges from the emergency phase of the pandemic, there are many lessons for the authorities in regards the management of COVID-19 within prisons. In this briefing, IPRT makes nine recommendations for action.
8th September 2022
MEDIA RELEASE: In response to the publication of the Irish Prison Service Annual report 2021, IPRT is calling on the Minister for Justice to make immediate efforts to adequately and appropriately resource the proposed actions in the recently published Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform.
31st August 2022
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has today (Wed 31 August 2022) welcomed the Penal Policy Review and associated Action Plan approved by Cabinet.
22nd August 2022
The Department of Justice is running a consultation (via survey) as part of its review of Prison Visiting Committees (PVCs). The deadline for completion of the survey has been extended to 22 August 2022.