March 2017 Archives (IPRT in the News)

21st March 2017

The Irish Examiner: Numbers being jailed at lowest since 2008

An article in today's Irish Examiner by Cormac O'Keeffe on how the number of people being jailed has reached its lowest level since 2008. Read more

22nd March 2017

Round-up: Council of Europe 'SPACE I' Annual Penal Statistics in Europe for 2015

The Council of Europe have published their Report: SPACE I Annual Penal Statistics in Europe for 2015, containing a detailed breakdown of penological trends across Europe. Read more

29th March 2017 Child offenders will no longer be detained in adult prisons

On Tuesday 28th March 2017, Cabinet agreed to end the sentencing of children to adult prisons. Read more

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