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 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

Prison Law Seminar: Prisoner Complaints and Obstacles to Prisoner Litigation 29th March 2012

On Thursday 29th March, IPRT co-hosted the latest in our series of Prison Law Seminars, this time on the topic of 'Prisoner Complaints and Obstacles to Prisoner Litigation'. Read more

The Crushed Bull: An Exhibition of Artwork by Prisoners 16th March 2012

An Exhibition of artwork by prisoners in Ireland and two post-release centres will run in Kilmainham Gaol Museum from 16 March - 15 April and the Raggle Taggle Gallery in Limerick from 26 April - 10 May, 2012. Read more

DIT Seminar: 'If it Bleeds, it Leads?: The Media Reporting of Crime in Ireland' 13th March 2012 PDF documents

Tuesday 13 March, 6-7:30pm, DIT Room 3067/8 Read more

The Old Triangle: A Celebration for the Benefit of IPRT 26th February 2012 YouTube

An evening of music and words took place in the Abbey Theatre on Sunday 26th February, 2012. Featured artists include: Christy Moore, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill, Peter Sheridan, Karan Casey & Niall Vallely, Tony Curtis, and more. Read more

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