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.

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

IPRT and the Community Platform: Social Exclusion and Crime 2nd February 2012

On Thurs 2 February 2012 at 3.30pm, IPRT and the Community Platform will host an event focusing on the connections between social exclusion and crime. Read more

Prison Law Seminar: 'Creative Use of Legal Instruments' 8th December 2011

The 8th in our series of Prison Law Seminars took place on Thurs 8th December, 2011 on the topic 'Creative Use of Legal Instruments: Current Prison Law Developments in England and Wales', presented by Caoilfhionn Gallagher BL, leading prison law practitioner. Read more

IPRT Fundraiser Gig with The Participants 1st December 2011 YouTube

IPRT were delighted to be beneficiaries from a fundraising gig by The Participants on Thurs December 1st in Lower Deck, Portobello Bridge. Read more

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