September 2011 Archives (News & Press Releases)

15th September 2011

IPRT calls on Government to act on Human Rights Commissioner's Recommendations

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has today called on Government to act on strong recommendations made by the Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights, Thomas Hammarberg, concerning children held in St. Patrick's Institution. Read more

17th September 2011

Minister Shatter delivers IPRT Annual Lecture

Minister for Justice, Equality and Defence, Mr Alan Shatter TD presented IPRT’s Annual Lecture on Friday 16th September, 2011. Read more

26th September 2011

Amnesty Report: 'In Plain Sight: Responding to Ferns, Ryan, Murphy and Cloyne Reports'

A new research report, commissioned by Amnesty International and undertaken by Dr. Carole Holohan, aims to look at the abuse and exploitation of Irish children in State funded institutions. Read more

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