Irish Penal Reform Trust

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By signing up to the IPRT newsletter, you'll receive emails about penal reform developments and information about upcoming IPRT projects and events that we think might be of interest to you. You can sign up here.

If you would like us to post a print copy to someone in prison, please contact Lorraine at 01-8741400 or email info@iprt.ie

Ebulletin #114

25th April 2022

Highlights in this edition include an announcement of IPRT's new Executive Director and a final reminder to register for an upcoming report launch.

Ebulletin #113

10th February 2022

Highlights in this edition include: recruitment for IPRT's next Executive Director; a round-up of the launch of Progress in the Penal System (2021); recent IPRT submissions; and more.

Ebulletin #112

23rd December 2021

This short edition of the Ebulletin contains an end-of-year message and an important announcement from IPRT’s Executive Director.

Ebulletin #111

15th November 2021

Highlights in this edition include: a round-up of our recent seminar on sentencing; IPRT's engagement with the Joint Committee on Key Issues affecting the Traveller Community; updates on recommendations IPRT helped to secure from a UN body; updates and opportunities in the sector; and much more!

Ebulletin #110

4th August 2021

We have plenty of updates on issues including: our most recent report launch; a new member of the IPRT team; updates on spent convictions reform; a *new* All-Party Oireachtas Group on Penal Reform; accountability in prisons; and COVID-19.

Ebulletin #109

1st April 2021

Highlights in this edition include: updates on recent events (in case you missed them), a short round-up of recent publications, our recent submissions, insights from a new 'guest corner' and more. 

Ebulletin #108

22nd December 2020

Highlights in this edition include: an end of year message on what we have achieved, despite the challenges we have faced; 'save the date' for the launch of PIPS 2020; details of a new project; reflections on the CPT report; update on spent convictions consultation; and some recent publications and media.

Ebulletin #107

21st September 2020

Highlights in this edition include: IPRT’s achievements over the past 12 months; results of our families of prisoners survey; the first meeting of our Children and Families Network; and IPRT’s response to recent justice-related publications.

Ebulletin #106

17th July 2020

Highlights in this edition include: the new Government’s commitments on penal reform, recommencement of physical visits to prisons, a blog penned by IPRT, a recent webinar on torture prevention, important publications, some of the stories you might have missed in the media, and an opportunity to influence how the criminal justice system functions.

Ebulletin #105

21st May 2020

Highlights in this edition include: COVID-19 and prisons, IPRT's work on COVID-19, how you can help inform a new youth justice strategy, a recent webinar on detention monitoring, and information on a new project.

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