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June 2009 Archives (IPRT in the News)

12th June 2009

IPRT comments on chronic overcrowding in Mountjoy Prison

Following three incidents over a 24-hour period in Mountjoy Prison, IPRT was invited to comment on the issue of overcrowding on Today FM's 'The Last Word' and RTÉ's 'Morning Ireland'... Read more

19th June 2009

Irish Examiner: Liam Herrick says we need to rethink our dependence on prisons

In an Opinion piece published in today's 'Irish Examiner', Liam Herrick outlines how expanding our prison system can no longer be presented as as end in itself. Read more

21st June 2009

"Problems for children in care": youth justice issues on RTÉ 'This Week'

A report on RTÉ's 'This Week' looking at conditions for those in State care, particularly young offenders. IPRT Chair, Dr Ursula Kilkelly spoke on Youth Justice issues in Ireland. Read more

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