News & Press Releases

Vacancy: Funding Development Manager (half-time) 16th March 2018

IPRT is currently seeking a Funding Development Manager to lead our income generation and sustainability work. Closing 6 April 2018. Read more

Call For Submissions: Addressing the Over-Representation of Children in Care in the Criminal Justice System 16th March 2018

The Irish Penal Reform Trust has commissioned research on the over-representation of children in care or with care experience in the criminal justice system. 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

2016 Report on the Garda Diversion Programme 20th February 2018

The Department of Justice and Equality has published the 'Annual Report of the Committee Appointed to Monitor the Effectiveness of the Diversion Programme 2016' Read more

Oberstown Campus: Report Finds Supportive Education for Students 19th February 2018

Oberstown Children Detention Campus was praised in the Department of Education report for commendable student support and high quality teaching. Read more

IPRT Submission to the Probation Service's Strategic Plan 2018-2020 16th February 2018

IPRT welcomes the opportunity to provide its views on the role and priorities of the Probation Service as part of the development of its Strategic Plan 2018-2020. Read more

Children's Rights Alliance Report Card 2018 13th February 2018

Children's Rights Alliance launch 2018 Annual Report Card on the 13th February 2018. Read more

IPRT Submissions to the Law Reform Commission 9th February 2018

IPRT made two submissions to the Law Reform Commission for their Fith Programme of Law Reform. Read more

Findings of Mountjoy Visiting Committee Report of serious concern 17th January 2018

The Irish Penal Reform Trust notes the publication of 14 reports from the visiting committees for each of Ireland’s prisons. Read more

Oireachtas Seminar: PIPS and OPCAT 13th December 2017

Senator Ivana Bacik hosted IPRT for an All Party Penal Reform Group Briefing Seminar Wednesday 13th December 2017. Read more


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