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.

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

Sisters Inside: Women, Prison and Human Rights 30th June 2004

The IPRT is pleased to host an international conference on women in prison featuring speakers from Australia, Canada and Ireland. The conference will be held on Wednesday June 30th at the Dóchas Centre for Women, Dublin. Read more

Irish Penal Reform Trust Annual Lecture, Thursday April 22nd 22nd April 2004

Baroness Vivien Stern, Secretary General of Penal Reform International, Speaking on the topic of Criminal Justice and Social Justice Read more

IPRT 9th Annual General Meeting 22nd April 2004

The Irish Penal Reform Trust will hold its 9th Annual General Meeting on Thursday, April 22nd, 7:30pm in the Swift Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin. For more information please call 01-668-0072. Read more

IPRT Assists Romanian Ministry Of Justice 1st March 2004

IPRT participates in UNICEF Technical Assistance Mission on HIV Programmes in Prisons Read more

Press Conference: Call for International Action on Prisons to coincide with Dublin AIDS Summit 23rd February 2004

The Dublin Declaration on HIV/AIDS in Prisons in Europe and Central Asia will be launched on Monday, February 23rd at 1:30pm sharp at the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin Castle. Representatives from Global Network of People Living with HIV/AIDS, the Central and Eastern European Harm Reduction Network, AIDS Action Europe, AIDS… Read more

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