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August 2009 Archives (IPRT in the News)

10th August 2009

Evening Echo: Young People and our Justice System

In the first part of a six-day series on youth justice, 'Evening Echo' Security Correspondent Ann Murphy talked to IPRT on the issues surrounding detention of young people in Ireland. Read more

14th August 2009

Irish Times: 'Jail population continues to rise'

"Increasing the size and numbers in our prisons does not — and will not — reduce levels of crime. It merely serves to increase prisoner numbers." Read more

17th August 2009

RTÉ Drivetime: Increase in people sent to prison

Liam Herrick, IPRT Executive Director, talked to RTÉ's Drivetime about the worrying trends revealed in the Irish Prison Service Annual Report 2008. Read more

18th August 2009

Today FM, The Last Word: Overcrowding could lead to serious injury or loss of life

Liam Herrick talked on Today FM's 'The Last Word' on the Inspector of Prisons report, which highlights how prisons overcrowding could lead to serious injury or loss of life. Read more