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Events

The Irish Penal Reform Trust hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the Prison Law Seminar Series, launches of new publications, and an Annual Lecture and Open Forum.

Presentations and papers delivered at previous events are available here.

Abolishing Solitary Confinement in Ireland 17th January 2018

This event will take 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

Round-Up: IPRT Seminar 'Working with Conviction' 26th September 2017 YouTube

IPRT had a seminar 'Working with Conviction' on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in the Chester Beatty Library, and spent convictions campaign launch. Read more

IPRT 2017 AGM 21st September 2017

The Annual General Meeting of the Irish Penal Reform Trust took place on Thursday 21st September 2017. Read more

Principles of Action for Children with a Parent in Prison: Document Launch 6th September 2017

This ‘Principles of Action for Children with a Parent in Prison’ document is based on a project initiative undertaken by Dr. Fiona Donson, Dr. Aisling Parkes, School of Law, University College Cork, the Children’s Rights Alliance and IPRT. Read more

Event Update: Advancing the Rights and Needs of Children with a Parent in Prison 6th September 2017

Event 'Unseen, Unheard', took place on Wednesday 6th September 2017. Read more

'Disorder Contained': Smock Alley Theatre 12th-14th July 2017 12th July 2017

A new play exploring the devastating effect of solitary confinement, 'Disorder Contained: a theatrical examination of madness, prison and solitary confinement'. Read more

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