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February 2016 Archives (News & Press Releases)

2nd February 2016

Launch: Out on the Inside

IPRT launched a new report on the rights, needs and experiences of LGBT people in prison in Ireland on Tuesday 2nd February 2016 in the Wood Quay Venue, Christchurch, Dublin 8. Read more

3rd February 2016

Passing of Spent Convictions legislation a historic step for Ireland, but could go much further

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has today (Wednesday, 3 February 2016) welcomed the passage of the Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Bill 2012 through both houses of the Oireachtas. Read more

15th February 2016

Are we 10 steps closer to better and safer communities?

In Feb 2011, IPRT put together a top 10 list of steps that could and should be taken to address what was then an ailing, overcrowded prison system. Where are we 5 years on? Read more

22nd February 2016

5 Key Recommendations for the next Programme for Government

Here we detail IPRT’s FIVE priorities which we believe should be included in a new programme for government. Read more

23rd February 2016

Ebulletin #84

Pre-election edition, including: IPRT's wishlist for the next Programme for Government; #GE2016 on IPRT.ie; and a reflection on penal reform progress 2011-16. Read more

26th February 2016

10 Penal Policy Directions 2016-2021 PDF documents

Smart Justice, Safer Communities Read more