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 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

Press Conference by the Coalition Against Anti Social Behaviour Orders 4th May 2005

The Coalition Against ASBOs will hold a press conference to present the international evidence against Anti Social Behaviour Orders Read more

Nils Christie to deliver IPRT Annual Lecture 7th April 2005

The IPRT is pleased to announce that the world-renowned criminologist Nils Christie will be our guest for the 2005 IPRT Annual Lecture on Thursday April 7th. Read more

IPRT 2005 Annual General Meeting 7th April 2005

Annual IPRT Members meeting to be held Thursday April 7th at 7pm. Read more

Launch of new international report on prison syringe exchange 18th November 2004

The Irish Penal Reform Trust & Merchants Quay Ireland host the European launch of "Prison Needle Exchange: Lessons from a Comprehensive Review of International Evidence and Experience" on November 18th Read more

Hepatitis C in Prisons 1st July 2004

IRPT Executive Director Rick Lines will be speaking on the issue of hepatitis C in prisons at the Second Annual Hepatitis C Awareness Day Thursday, July 1st at 10:30am. St. Catherine's Community Centre, Marrowbone Lane. Read more

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