February 2015 Archives (IPRT in the News)

6th February 2015

RTÉ Six One News: Drug use and violence in the Irish prison system

Speaking to RTÉ's 'Six One' news programme, IPRT Executive Director Deirdre Malone highlights the crucial need for the government to divert resources to the provision of enhanced drug-treatment and prevention programmes in prisons. Read more

16th February 2015

Irish Examiner: 9,000 jailed for not paying a fine

There were almost 9,000 committals to prison in 2014 for failure to pay court-ordered fine. Read more

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