31st December 2002
2001 was another challenging year for the Irish Prison Service - but 2001 was also a year of further improvements in prison conditions, most notably in bringing new accommodation into use in the Midlands Prison and improvements in drug treatment and provision of drug-free accommodation. Notwithstanding these and other improvements, there is still much to be done to bring many of our prisons and places of detention up to acceptable, modern-day
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Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.