January 2019 Archives (News & Press Releases)

16th January 2019

Cancellation of ‘super-prison’ plans welcomed by IPRT

IPRT has welcomed the cancelling of 'super-prison' plans for Thornton hall, stating that the news demonstrates positive progress in Irish penal policy over the last 10 years. Read more

17th January 2019

Systemic issues in Garda response to children deemed “unsuitable” for diversion must be addressed

ADVISORY: IPRT is deeply concerned at the statistics published today (Thursday, 17th January 2019) that reveal a systemic failure by An Garda Síochána to follow up on thousands of cases where children were deemed “unsuitable” for the Garda Youth Diversion Programme. Read more

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