IPRT in the News

Thornton Hall prison now 'unaffordable' 19th May 2009

Liam Herrick spoke to RTÉ’s ‘Nine News’ on the opportunity presented to policy-makers following the announcement of the decision to review plans for a new prison at Thornton Hall. Read more

IPRT discuss Sentencing on the Late Late Show 24th April 2009

Liam Herrick appeared on RTÉ's ‘The Late, Late Show’ as part of a discussion on sentencing and the rehabilitation of prisoners, following the release of Michael Bambrick. Read more

Irish Examiner: 'Prison a ‘powder keg’ for people with psychiatric problems' 23rd April 2009

An article in the 'Irish Examiner' reports on IPRT's position regarding current provisions for prisoners with mental health issues. Read more

“Manslaughter verdict in Mountjoy case” 22nd April 2009

Liam Herrick spoke to RTÉ's 'Morning Ireland' on the ways prisoners with mental health problems are dealt with in the Irish penal system. Read more


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