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Re-imagining the Role of Prison in Irish Society

18th June 2009

Open Forum June 2009 Speakers

On June 18th 2009, IPRT hosted an Open Forum event 'Re-imagining the Role of Prison in Irish Society.'

Speakers at the event were: Prof Andrew Coyle of King's College London; Prof Fergus McNeill of the University of Glasgow; and Dr Ursula Kilkelly of University College Cork.

Panellists were: Prof Ian O'Donnell of the Institute of Criminology, UCD; Jimmy Martin, Assistant Secretary, Dept of Justice, Equality and Law Reform; Brian Purcell, Director General, Irish Prison Service.

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Short report on the event

Prof Andrew Coyle's presentation

Prof Fergus McNeill's presentation

Prof Ian O'Donnell's presentation

Other presentations from the event will be uploaded shortly.

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