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May 2017 Archives (News & Press Releases)

3rd May 2017

Department of Justice and Equality publishes National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020

IPRT welcomes the publication of the government's National Strategy for Women and Girls 2017-2020 on 3rd May 2017. Read more

15th May 2017

IPS Annual Report 2016: IPRT welcomes reduction in prison committals

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) strongly welcomes the significant reduction in prison committals in 2016, and the clear statement by Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D. that prison should be a sanction of last resort. Read more

29th May 2017

Progress at Oberstown

On Monday 29th May 2017, an event titled ‘Building the Future’ took place in the Smock Alley Theatre in Dublin to mark Oberstown Children Detention Campus’ first anniversary as a combined care, health and educational facility. Read more