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November 2013 Archives (News & Press Releases)

1st November 2013

Irish Examiner, 'Dramatic fall in jail isolation numbers'

Cormac O'Keefe, writing in the Irish Examiner, reports on the drop in the number of prisoners held in solitary confinement since July. Read more

4th November 2013

IPRT has moved!

We have moved to the Macro Community Resource Centre, 1 Green St, Dublin 7. Only our postal address has changed; phone and email details remain the same. Read more

22nd November 2013

HIQA inspection of Oberstown child detention campus published

A new report on an inspection by the Health Information and Quality Authority of the Oberstown child detention campus in north Dublin has been published. Read more

30th November 2013

Fourth Inspection Report of the Children Detention School on Oberstown Campus

Inspectors found the management and staff team on Oberstown Campus provided a good overall standard of care including education and healthcare. However, concerns were voiced over how offending behaviour was addressed and the use of protection rooms in Trinity House School, particularly their suitability for containing children. Read more

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