Events

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.

Prison Law Seminar Series: 'Irish Prison Law and the ECHR' 22nd March 2010

The fifth in the Prison Law Seminar Series took place on Monday 22nd March, 2010 at the Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7. Read more

Launch of IPRT report on Detention of Children 30th November 2009

IPRT launched a new research report, 'Detention of Children in Ireland: International Standards and Best Practice' on 30th November 2009 at Pearse Street Library, Dublin 2. Read more

Equality & Rights Alliance Conference: 'A Fairer Ireland' 24th November 2009

A conference exploring the need for a statutory equality and human rights culture and infrastructure that works. Read more

Prison Law Seminar Series 'Mental Health in Prison' 19th November 2009

The fourth in our Prison Law seminar series took place in Dublin on November 19th, 2009 on the topic 'Mental Health in Prison.' Read more

Prison Law Seminar Series: Sentencing and Procedure in Youth Justice Cases 30th June 2009

The third in the Prison Law Seminar Series took place on Tuesday June 30th, 2009 at the Distillery Building, Church Street, Dublin 7. Read more

“Re-imagining the Role of Prison in Irish Society” - an Open Forum 18th June 2009

IPRT hosted an Open Forum entitled “Re-imagining the Role of Prison in Irish Society” on Thursday 18th June, 2009. The 2009 AGM took place before the event. Read more

Second Prison Law Seminar a great success 14th April 2009

On March 26th, IPRT hosted the second in our Prison Law series of practice seminars for barristers and solicitors on the issue of Parole. Read more

Baroness Corston on Women Offenders 22nd May 2008

On May 22nd, the Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice will host a presentation by Baroness Corston of the British House of Lords of her recent comprehensive review of the system for detaining women offenders in the England and Wales. Senator Ivana Bacik will present a response. Read more

Anne Owers to give IPRT Annual Lecture 2008 following AGM on May 19th 2008 19th May 2008

IPRT is delighted to announce that its AGM will take place on Monday May 19th 2008, to be followed by its Annual Lecture, given this year by Anne Owers, Chief Inspector with HM Inspector of Prisons for England and Wales. Read more

Launch of "The Whitaker Committee Report 20 Years On - Lessons Learned or Lessons Forgotten?" 25th July 2007

Minister for Justice, Brian Lenihan officially launched "The Whitaker Committee Report 20 Years On - Lessons Learned or Lessons Forgotten?" on July 25th, 2007 in Buswells Hotel. Read more

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