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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.
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.
17th March 2020
Highlights in this edition include: IPRT: Business as usual; Prisons and COVID-19: Useful resources; Programme for Government 2020; and New IPRT report: Disability in Prisons in Ireland.
23rd December 2019
Highlights in this edition include: Save the Date - Disability in Detention Report Launch (15th Jan 2020); Progress of Rehabilitative Periods Bill; and Developing Youth Justice Seminar.
4th August 2019
Highlights in this edition include: Save the Date - IPRT AGM (Sept) and PIPS 2019 (Oct); Passage of Parole Bill 2016; and IPRT presents to Joint Committee on Justice and Equality on Spent Convictions.
9th April 2019
Highlights in this edition include: Appointment of new IPRT Executive Director; IPRT 'Care and Justice' Report Launch; Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018 [PMB]; and Publication of the 2017 Prison Visiting Committee Annual Reports.
11th January 2019
Highlights in this edition include: the announcement of the departure of IPRT Executive Director; report launch save the date; and a featured event.
14th December 2018
Highlights in this edition include: Christmas Wishes; 2018 Year in Review; and Bail (Amendment) Bill 2017.
17th October 2018
Highlights in this edition include: Progressing inside? PIPS 2018; IPRT Annual Review 2017-2018; Prison Law Seminar #ratifyOPCAT; and Irish penal reform developments.
10th August 2018
Highlights in this edition include: IPRT 2018 AGM & Members’ Event; #ratifyOPCAT update; ‘Progress in the Penal System’ 2018 launch information; Publication of the 2017 Annual Reports of the Irish Prison Service; and IPRT 'Making the News'.
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