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Your Rights as a Prisoner | AUDIO

Know Your Rights - Yours Rights as a Prisoner aims to help prisoners understand the rights they have while in prison. It is in everyday language and is informative and easy to use. The text version can be read here.

CDs are available on request from the IPRT office - telephone 01 8741400. Alternatively, listen below.

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KNOW YOUR RIGHTS - YOUR RIGHTS AS A PRISONER


1. Contents and Key Words:

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2. General Information:

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3. Life in Prison

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  • Going to Prison
  • The Committal Process

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  • Physical Conditions
  • Prison Food
  • Cigarettes, Alcohol and Drugs
  • Education, Training and Services

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  • Letters, Phone Calls and Visits

4. Life in Prison:

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  • Voting
  • Healthcare

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  • Safety
  • Transfer, Temporary Release

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  • Remission and Parole
  • Preparing for Release

5. Different Types of Prisoners:

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  • Remand Prisoners
  • Immigration Detainees
  • Female Prisoners
  • Children and young People

6. Prison Discipline:

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7. Complaints:

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8. Access to the Courts: 

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9. Contacts: 

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  • Asylum Seekers and refugees
  • Children and Young People
  • Criminal Justice
  • Embassies
  • Government

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  • Health Matters
  • Legal Matters
  • Immigration
  • People with a Disability
  • Media

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  • Prisons
  • Translation and Interpretation
  • Other

The audio recording was produced by NCBI MCS Dublin.

This publication and audio version were funded by the Irish Research Council for the Humanities and Social Sciences, as part of its Research Development Initiative.

Know Your Rights - Your Rights as a Prisoner was produced jointly with the ICCL. It is the fourth pack in the Know Your Rights series.

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