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.

IPRT to participate in Annual Trinty College Law Reform Debate 6th February 2007

Event to debate the motion "This House Believes that Prison Works" Read more

Free Public Seminar -- The Cost of Prison? 9th November 2006

IPRT Chairperson Claire Hamilton to speak at seminar on the social and financial costs of prisons in Ireland. Read more

Rethinking the War on Drugs - A Public Forum 28th August 2006

IPRT, Merchants Quay Ireland and UISCE will co-host a public lecture with special guest Jerry Cameron of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition Read more

IPRT to hold Advocacy Training 14th July 2006

IPRT Executive Director to co-facilitate day-long session on advocacy training at the Irish Centre for Human Rights, Galway Read more

Launch of new report on Alternatives to Custody 15th June 2006

Joint report by the Community Foundation of Ireland and the IPRT. Read more

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

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