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January 2013 Archives (IPRT in the News)

9th January 2013

Increasing number of older prisoners raises questions over whether prisons are equipped to care for them.

Since 2007 there has been a large increase in the number of older and elderly inmates in our prisons. However, is a prison system geared towards younger prisoners equipped to deal with their particular needs? Read more

21st January 2013

The Irish Times examines Ireland's prisons

A series of articles on the problems and progress within Ireland's jails. Read more