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November 2011 Archives (IPRT in the News)

7th November 2011

thejournal.ie: 'Focus should be on better conditions – not more prisons'

Aoife Barry reports on IPRT's reaction to the latest prisoner figures. Read more

11th November 2011

Irish Times: 'Shatter to use early releases to ease overcrowding'

Writing in The Irish Times, Crime Correspondent Conor Lally reports on the shelving of prison building projects at Thornton Hall in Dublin and Kilworth in Cork, and plans to release prisoners early to ease overcrowding. Read more

18th November 2011

Irish Examiner: 'Our prison system remains in crisis'

Executive Directer of IPRT, Liam Herrick, reports that overcrowding remains the core problem of our prison system and must be addressed first and foremost. Read more