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 Report Launch: 'Travellers in the Irish Prison System: A qualitative study' 19th May 2014

IPRT will launch a new comprehensive report on the experiences of Travellers in the Irish prison system on Monday 19th May 2014. Read more

Law Seminar: Slavery in Cannabis Production 31st March 2014

IPRT, Migrant Rights Center and the Irish Criminal Bar Association invite you to a law seminar on the growing trend of slavery and trafficking in cannabis production,both in Ireland and globally. Read more

Re-designing the Pattern: Women and the Criminal Justice System 4th December 2013

SEMINAR: Minister of State Kathleen Lynch TD launched a new IPRT paper on Wed 4th Dec 2013, entitled 'Women and the Criminal Justice System - Towards a Non-Custodial Approach' as part of a half-day seminar on women in the criminal justice system. Read more

IPRT Annual Lecture 2013: "Solitary confinement: necessity, convenience or inhumanity?" 17th July 2013

The 2013 IPRT Annual Lecture took place on Tuesday, 23rd July 2013 in the King's Inns. It followed the 2013 AGM. Read more

Prison Law Seminar: Civil Litigation by Prisoners 16th July 2013

The latest in the IPRT Prison Law Seminar series took place on Tues 16th July 2013 in the Courts of Criminal Justice. The event was held in conjunction with the Irish Criminal Bar Association on the topic of civil litigation by prisoners. Read more

Breaking the Record - Moving On? 12th June 2013

It was a packed house for the IPRT information seminar on Spent Convictions and Garda Vetting, which took place on Tues 12th June, 2013 in Pearse St Library, Dublin 2. Read more

IADT Symposium - 'Access and the Culture of Education in Ireland' 21st November 2012

On November 21st, a symposium organised by students of IADT will discuss educational disadvantage in Ireland and how it may be tackled. Read more

Children and Families of People in Prison - report launch 19th November 2012

IPRT launched a comprehensive report on the rights and needs of children and families of people in prison on 19th Nov 2012. The Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan, will launch the report. Read more

Prison Law Seminar: Parole Reform and the ECHR 22nd October 2012

The latest in the IPRT Prison Law Seminar series took place at 5pm on Monday, 22nd October, 2012 at Distillery Building on the topic of Parole Reform and the ECHR. Read more

ACJRD Annual Conference: Exit from Custody 12th October 2012

The 15th ACJRD Annual Conference, on the topic of 'Exit from Custody – Through-care, Resettlement & Related Issues', will take place on Friday 12th October 2012. Read more

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