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.

Conference to Examine HIV/AIDS and Hepatitis C in Prisons 11th December 2003

Irish and International Experts to speak at forum hosted by the Irish Penal Reform Trust and Merchant's Quay Ireland Read more

Experts to speak on Juvenile Justice Policy 29th October 2003

The Irish Penal Reform Trust's 7th Annual Conference - Juvenile Justice in Ireland: Critical Perspectives, Human Rights & Good Practice - will be held on November 1st in the Marino Institute for Education in Glasnevin, Dublin. The conference will host a number of Irish and international experts on youth justice… Read more

Penal Reform Trust to brief TDs on Prison Privatisation Evidence 14th October 2003

The Irish Penal Reform Trust will hold a closed briefing session tomorrow for TDs to review the international evidence on prison privatisation. Read more

Press Conference: Prison Privatisation Plans Condemned 24th September 2003

Leading Figures in Criminology, Law and Human Rights Challenge the Government on Private Prisons. An open letter to Justice Minister McDowell against prison privatisation will be released at a press conference at Buswell's Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 on Wednesday, September 24 at 10:00am by Ivana Bacik, Dr. Paul O'Mahony,… Read more

Press Conference: New report says "radical restructuring" necessary before new isolation cells meet human rights standards 10th September 2003

"To Be or not to Be in observation cells?" will be released at a press conference in Buswell's Hotel, Molesworth Street, Dublin 2 Wednesday, September 10 @ 11:30am. Read more

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