June 2010 Archives (IPRT in the News)

2nd June 2010

Irish Examiner: Prison drug use to be studied

A study on drug use in prison and the possible need for needle exchanges in jails will begin this autumn. Read more

10th June 2010

Medical Independent: Lights out on prison healthcare

"With a rapidly-growing prison population, dwindling resources and dangerous, stressful conditions, doctors working in our prisons are firefighting in terms of inmate healthcare," writes Ailbhe Jordan. Read more

23rd June 2010

4FM: Emotive question of sentencing sex offenders MP3 files

Executive Director Liam Herrick joins Pat Rabbitte for a discussion on the sentencing of sex offenders. Read more

Today FM: Balancing the right to privacy with public safety

Liam Herrick joins Irish Daily Star editor Ger Colleran for a discussion of released sex offenders. Read more

28th June 2010

Irish Examiner: Garda body warns justice system is failing society

Garda representatives have accused the justice system of 'breaking down' as the strain on prisons increases. Read more

29th June 2010

RTÉ Morning Ireland: New proposals for repeat offenders

RTÉ's Morning Ireland sent reporter Paul Colgan to the IPRT Open Forum, Exploding Prisoner Numbers - Causes, Effects and Solutions. Read more

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