IPRT in the News

Electronic Monitoring of Sex Offenders Post-Release 8th June 2018

The Government has approved draft legislation, which would provide for the electronic tagging of sex offenders after they have been released from prison. Read more

Report on Penal Reform and Sentencing 10th May 2018

Many of the issues raised by IPRT during our hearing before the Committee are included in the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality report on Penal Reform and Sentencing. Read more

Immigration Detention: Nasc Report Reveals Flaws in Ireland's Immigration System 13th March 2018

Nasc has launched a new report on Tuesday 13th March 2018, ahead of plans for a new immigration detention centre in Dublin Airport. Read more

Round Up: Abolishing Solitary Confinement in Ireland 3rd February 2018 YouTube

This event took place on Friday 2 February 2018 from 11am in the Hilton Kilmainham. Read more

Submission to the Joint Committee on Education and Skills on 'Education Inequality and Disadvantage' 1st February 2018

IPRT made a submission to the Joint Committee on Education and Skills, before appearing before the Committee on 6 February 2018. Read more

Round Up: Progress in the Penal System 17th October 2017

The launch of our 'PIPS' report took place on 24 October 2017 at 10:30am in IHREC, Green St. Read more

Round Up: IPRT Seminar 'Working with Conviction' 27th September 2017 YouTube

IPRT held a seminar entitled 'Working with Conviction' on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin 2. Read more

Round Up: Unseen Unheard Report Event Launch 7th September 2017

Yesterday, Dr. Fiona Donson and Dr. Aisling Parkes, in collaboration with IPRT and the Children’s Rights Alliance launched a document ‘Principles of Action for Children with a Parent in Prison.’ The event Unseen Unheard was organised by the School of Law, University College Cork and hosted by the Irish Human… Read more

The Irish Times: Children’s Ombudsman calls for alternative to youth detention 14th August 2017

An article by Fiona Gartland in The Irish Times on the second day of the ‘Parnell Summer School 2017’ - the theme of which was Crime, Punishment and Justice. Read more


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