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September 2017 Archives (News & Press Releases)

6th September 2017

Event Update: Advancing the Rights and Needs of Children with a Parent in Prison

Event 'Unseen, Unheard', took place on Wednesday 6th September 2017. Read more

Media Advisory: Joint call for national advocacy strategy for children of prisoners

Specific targeted supports in education, health, social protection and social welfare are required for children with a parent in prison, according to the Children’s Rights Alliance, Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) and UCC Law School academics. Read more

14th September 2017

High Court Judgement on 'Slopping Out'

A significant court judgment in relation to prison conditions was delivered in the High Court yesterday (Wed 13th Sept 2017). Read more

26th September 2017

IPRT event highlights employer experience of hiring ex-offenders

Media advisory: Irish employers are missing out on a wealth of untapped potential, talent and skills if they exclude people with convictions from interview lists. Read more