The Irish Penal Reform Trust hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the launches of new publications, consultations, campaign events, and our AGM. 

Presentations and papers delivered at previous events are available here.

Round Up: IPRT 'Care and Justice' Report Launch 26th February 2019

On Tues 26 February IPRT published 'Care and Justice', authored by Dr Nicola Carr and Dr Paula Mayock. Read more

Oireachtas Briefing on the Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018 12th February 2019

Senator Lynn Ruane hosted an Oireachtas Briefing in advance of Seanad Second Stage debate of the Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018. Read more

Law Seminar: Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT 12th November 2018 YouTube

The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association co-hosted a seminar on 'Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT' on Monday 12th November 2018 in the Ormond Meeting Rooms. Read more

Round Up: Progressing inside? Ireland’s prison system in 2018 26th October 2018

IPRT hosted 'Progressing inside? Ireland’s prison system in 2018' on 26 October 2018 in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Central to the seminar was the launch of the second annual 'Progress in the Penal System' report. Read more

IPRT 2018 AGM 20th September 2018

The 2018 AGM of IPRT took place in the Camden Court Hotel on Thursday 20 September from 5.45pm-7pm. Read more

Rights Booklet Consultation and Media Rights Seminar 4th June 2018

On May 17th, IPRT held two events in the Ashling Hotel, focusing on the rights of prisoners. 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

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

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: Community Service as an Alternative to Imprisonment in Ireland 11th October 2017

This event took place 4.30pm-6pm, on Wednesday 11th October 2017, in the CCJ Jury Room. Read more

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