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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.

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

IPRT Annual Lecture 2012: 'Sentencing Guidelines – the work of the Sentencing Council’ 20th September 2012

The Honourable Mr. Justice Colman Treacy delivered the IPRT Annual Lecture 2012 on Thursday 20th September, 2012. Read more

RADE presents 'The Last Ten Years' at the 2012 Fringe Fest 19th September 2012

RADE and Sean Millar present 'The Last Ten Years' songcycle for theatre at this year's ABSOLUT Fringe Festival. The show combines choral music and ritual performance to consider various aspects of our attitudes towards pain relief, medication and the legal and illegal drug trade. Read more

IPRT Annual General Meeting 2012 12th July 2012

The 2012 AGM of the Irish Penal Reform Trust took place on Thursday, 12th July 2012 in the Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2. Read more

Using the European Convention on Human Rights in prison law cases: Lessons from Scotland 30th May 2012

IPRT and Dublin Institute of Technology are pleased to announce that Tony Kelly, leading Scottish human rights and prison law solicitor, will give a seminar on Wed, May 30th from 6pm-7.30pm in Room 5034 (fifth floor) DIT, Aungier Street, Dublin 2. Read more

Preventing Ill-Treatment and Securing Accountability: Impact in Ireland of the UNCAT 28th May 2012

The ICCL and Justice for Magdalenes are co-hosting an event focusing on the impact in Ireland of the work of the UN's top torture experts. The event takes place Monday 28th May, 2012 in Dublin. Read more

Fundraiser for CAP by 'The Participants' 3rd May 2012

CAP (Care After Prison) will be the beneficiaries of an upcoming fundraising gig by The Participants on 3rd May in the Mercantile Bar, Dublin 2. Read more

IPRT Regional Seminars: Prisoner Rights, and the Rights and Needs of Prisoners' Children 1st May 2012

In May 2012, IPRT is co-hosting three regional seminars in Cork, Limerick and Dublin, focusing on prisoners' rights; the rights and needs of children of imprisoned parents; and information for families about deaths in prison custody. Read more

Strengthening Accountability Behind Bars: Prisoner Rights and Prisoner Complaints 30th March 2012

SEMINAR & LAUNCH: On Friday 30th March, 2012 the Northern Ireland Prisoner Ombudsman, Pauline McCabe, addressed a Prisoner Complaints seminar hosted by IPRT. A new publication, 'Know Your Rights – Your Rights as a Prisoner', produced in association with the ICCL, was launched at the event. Read more

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