November 2016 Archives (IPRT in the News)

10th November 2016

The Irish Examiner: Limit prison to only most serious offences

There have been calls for the Government to take a fresh look at the effectiveness of sending people to prison after a new report showed almost half of prison inmates had re-offended within three years. Read more

11th November 2016

Round Up: Figures released by the CSO on recividism from 2010 cohort

Read IPRT's comments in the media on data released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) on recividism of prisoners released in 2010 and individuals who were placed on Probation Orders or Community Service Orders in the year 2010. Read more

30th November 2016

The Irish Examiner: Lack of Facilities Delays Releases

Long-term inmates are being kept in prison despite being eligible for parole because there are no facilities on the outside to support them. Read more

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