April 2017 Archives (News & Press Releases)

7th April 2017

Closure of St. Patrick’s Institution

Today, Friday 7th April 2017, Minister for Justice and Equality, Tánaiste Frances Fitzgerald TD has closed St. Patrick’s Institution. Read more

13th April 2017

Invitation to Tender: UNCAT - Ireland's Compliance with UNCAT in Places of Penal Detention

IPRT is inviting tenders for the research and drafting of materials to support IPRT’s campaign around Ireland’s hearing under UNCAT. Read more

27th April 2017

IPRT Position on Closure of the Training Unit

IPRT welcomes recent initiatives by the Irish Prison Service to better support rehabilitation of prisoners, but expresses its serious concerns at the imminent closure of the Training Unit semi-open facility on 1st May 2017. Read more

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