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July 2016 Archives (News & Press Releases)

7th July 2016

IPRT Statement: Our commitment to full transparency and accountability

In light of recent revelations relating to the abuse of charitable funds and lack of governance in a high profile case, IPRT would like to take this opportunity to state that we strive to apply the highest standards of governance in our work Read more

18th July 2016

Slopping out ended in Cork Prison

Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality Frances Fitzgerald TD performed the official opening of the new Cork Prison today. Read more

20th July 2016

Irish Prison Service publishes Strategic Plan 2016-2018

The Irish Prison Service (IPS) has published its strategic plan for the next three years to provide a safer prison community, dignity of care, and rehabilitation to prisoners. Read more

21st July 2016

Irish Prison Service releases Annual Report 2015

The Irish Prison Service has released its 2015 Annual Report. Included are statistics relating to the profile of the prison population in Ireland along with a progress report on its Strategic Plan (2013-2015). Read more

Centre for Mental Health (UK) publish report 'Traumatic brain injury and offending: an economic analysis'

In its report, the Centre for Mental Health (UK) explores the consequences of traumatic brain injury, along with its links to crime and offending. Read more

27th July 2016

Cork Alliance Centre: Conference on Desistance from Crime

The Cork Alliance Centre will host a conference on the theme of ‘Narrowing the Disconnect – the Ethics of Supporting Desistance from Crime’ this autumn. Read more

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