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September 2011 Archives (IPRT in the News)

7th September 2011

Politico: All encompassing review of penal policy needed to tackle prison overcrowding

Paul Walsh reports on the release of the Report of the Thornton Hall Project Review Group and the IPRT's response to the recommendations made. Read more

17th September 2011

The Irish Times: 'Shatter to review mandatory terms for drugs offences'

Writing in 'The Irish Times', Carol Coulter reports on Minister Shatter's "wide-ranging speech" at the Irish Penal Reform Trust’s annual lecture. Read more

27th September 2011

RTÉ Prime Time: 'The trials and tribulations of fine-defaulters'

IPRT's Liam Herrick appeared on RTÉ's 'Prime Time' in a report on imprisonment of fine-defaulters, which asked whether the Courts are dealing with the issue in the most appropriate manner, given the straitened financial times in which we are living? Read more