May 2014 Archives (News & Press Releases)

1st May 2014

Never again: Irish Prison Service must set and implement safe custody limits now to avoid potential future tragedies - IPRT

IPRT MEDIA ADVISORY: Report of the Commission of Investigation into the death of Gary Douch. Read more

8th May 2014

Significant progress in reform of Ireland’s penal system must continue – IPRT

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has today congratulated Minister Frances Fitzgerald TD on her appointment as Minister for Justice and Equality. IPRT also acknowledges the significant progress in reforming Ireland’s penal system which has been achieved since March 2011 during the tenure of former Minister Mr Alan Shatter TD. Read more

19th May 2014

Dedicated strategy for Travellers in the criminal justice system needed to address discrimination and break cycle of exclusion and offending behaviour - IPRT

MEDIA ADVISORY: Effective ethnic monitoring in prisons, a dedicated strategy for Travellers in the criminal justice system, and targeted reintegration supports are needed to support Traveller prisoners to escape the cycle of exclusion and offending behaviour. Read more

21st May 2014

IPRT Recruitment: Development and Administrative Executive

Applications are invited for the post of Development and Administrative Executive with the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT). Read more

22nd May 2014

Implementation Plan on the State's Response to Homelessness

State's 'Response to Homelessness' plan commits to doing more to prevent homelessness among vulnerable persons who are exiting institutional settings (especially prisons and care institutions). Read more

30th May 2014

MA in Criminology (Dublin Institute of Technology)

Applications are now invited for the MA in Criminology at DIT, deadline 30th June 2014. Read more

JCFJ Book launch: Re-Imagining Imprisonment in Europe

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice (JCFJ) will launch a new book, Re-Imagining Imprisonment in Europe - Effects, Failures and the Future, edited by Eoin Carroll and Kevin Warner, on 5th June 2014. Read more

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