The Irish Penal Reform Trust hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the launches of new publications, consultations, campaign events, and our AGM.
21st May 2020
IPRT Executive Director Fíona Ní Chinnéide presented at an International Network of Civil Liberties Organizations (INCLO) webinar on the impacts of COVID-19 in prisons in Ireland.
29th April 2020
On 29th April 2020, IPRT co-hosted an international online seminar on ‘Human Rights & Detention in the time of COVID-19: UK and Ireland’.
15th January 2020
IPRT will launch a new report 'Making Rights Real for People with Disabilities in Prison' on 15th January 2020.
21st November 2019
The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association will host a youth justice event focused on 18-24 year olds on Thursday 21st Nov 2019 in the Distillery Building.
25th October 2019
IPRT launched the 2019 Progress in the Penal System ('PIPS') report on Friday 25th of October in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.
18th September 2019
The 2019 AGM of IPRT took place in the Camden Court Hotel on Wednesday 18 September.
26th February 2019
On Tues 26 February IPRT published 'Care and Justice', authored by Dr Nicola Carr and Dr Paula Mayock.
12th February 2019
Senator Lynn Ruane hosted an Oireachtas Briefing in advance of Seanad Second Stage debate of the Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018.
12th November 2018
The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association co-hosted a seminar on 'Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT' on Monday 12th November 2018 in the Ormond Meeting Rooms.
26th October 2018
IPRT hosted 'Progressing inside? Ireland’s prison system in 2018' on 26 October 2018 in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Central to the seminar was the launch of the second annual 'Progress in the Penal System' report.