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May 2009 Archives (IPRT in the News)

19th May 2009

Thornton Hall prison now 'unaffordable'

Liam Herrick spoke to RTÉ’s ‘Nine News’ on the opportunity presented to policy-makers following the announcement of the decision to review plans for a new prison at Thornton Hall. Read more

20th May 2009

"Crossroads in prison building presents opportunity to rethink direction"

IPRT article posted on the Irish Left Review, a new political online magazine. Read more

27th May 2009

Fingal Independent: 'Irish penal policy is at a crossroads'

Planning for prison building must be framed in the context of a wider plan regarding the proper use of imprisonment and the appropriate use of alternatives to custody, according to IPRT. Read more

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