What happens to prisoners when they are released from prison in Ireland?
IPRT's new research report, "...It's like stepping on a landmine": Reintegration of Prisoners in Ireland aims to provide a comprehensive vista of what actually faces prisoners returning to the community, and how well their needs are met by the availability of services.
In light of recent positive developments and worrying cutbacks, IPRT sets forth its recommendations and findings on the possibility for reintegration of prisoners in Ireland.
L-R: Liam Herrick, Lisa Cuthbert, Pat Conway, Agnieszka Martynowicz
Speakers at the launch were:
- Agnieszka Martynowicz - Research and Policy Officer at IPRT
- Lisa Cuthbert - PACE
- Pat Conway - Director of Services, NIACRO
- A former offender currently engaged with the Business in the Community (BITC) Linkage Programme
The report was launched on Tuesday 25th May, in the MACRO Community Resource Centre.