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.

IPRT Chair to speak at seminar on Public Interest Law in Ireland 31st May 2006

Claire Hamilton will discuss the IPRT's legal challenge on mental health care in prisons at a seminar organised by the Free Legal Aid Clinic (FLAC) Read more

IPRT 2006 Annual General Meeting 25th May 2006

Annual IPRT Members meeting to be held Thursday May 25th at 4pm. Read more

IPRT Executive Director to give public lecture at UCC 1st April 2006

Mr. Rick Lines to speak on the topic "Living in the Past: The Americanization of the Irish prison system" Read more

Briefing for TDs and Senators on Immigration-related Detention 9th March 2006

IPRT, Irish Refugee Council and Immigrant Council of Ireland to hold private briefing session for TDs and Senators. Read more

IPRT Mid-Year Members' Briefing 17th November 2005

The IPRT will be holding a mid-year briefing session for IPRT members to update them on organisational activities. Read more

IPRT to address College Historical Society at Trinity College 16th November 2005

IPRT Chairperson Claire Hamilton will participate in a debate on the motion "That ASBOs represent another attack of the State on civil liberties." Read more

Launch of new report on Immigration-related Detention in Ireland 1st November 2005

A new report to be published jointly by the Irish Penal Reform Trust, the Irish Refugee Council and the Immigrant Council of Ireland on the use of immigration-related detention in Ireland. Read more

Anti-Social Behaviour Orders: Social Policy and Human Rights 22nd June 2005

Seminar on ASBOs organised by the Law School of Trinity College Dublin. Read more

IPRT Executive Director to address the Annual Summer Law Academy Dinner 9th June 2005

Mr. Rick Lines to speak on the topic "The Americanization of the Irish prison system". Read more

IPRT to speak at Fine Gael regional conference 14th May 2005

Dublin conference to focus on issues of crime and anti-social behaviour. Read more

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