October 2003 Archives (Newsletter archive)

14th October 2003

Penal Reform News PDF documents

Issue number 17 - Autumn 2003 Read more

IPRT Welcomes Inspector of Prisons Report

In July, the First Annual Report of the Inspector of Prisons and Places of Detention was published. In addition, the Inspector also released individual reports on the conditions at Mountjoy/Dóchas, Cloverhill, Limerick and Portlaoise Prisons. Read more

"Private" Prisons Inspector?

On page 50 of the First Annual Inspector of Prisons Report is a small section on the issue of private prisons - a piece that managed to slip through without garnering any media attention. Read more

Prison Privatisation Plans Condemned

Leading Figures in Criminology, Law and Human Rights Challenge the Government on Private Prisons Read more

The Cost of Incarceration in Ireland in 2001

Figures recently obtained by the IRPT from the Department of Justice, Equality, and Law Reform reveal the cost of running the Irish Prison Service in 2001. Read more

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