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May 2004 Archives (News & Press Releases)

6th May 2004

Electronic Tagging "a technology in search of rationale" says Penal Reform Trust

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has criticised today's comments by Justice Minister Michael McDowell that his Department is considering the implementation of electronic tagging of offenders. Read more

8th May 2004

Irish Times Opinion Piece: Electronic tagging would be no penal reform

Far from being a solution to our prison problems electronic tagging is a technology in search of a rationale, Rick Lines concludes in the Irish Times. Read more

17th May 2004

Penal Reform Trust briefs UN Office of Drugs and Crime in Vienna

Irish Penal Reform Trust Executive Director Rick Lines is in Vienna today at the invitation of the United Nations Office of Drugs and Crime (UNODC). Read more