Irish Penal Reform Trust

This survey aims to help IPRT get a sense of how COVID-19 restrictions have impacted/continue to impact families of prisoners in Ireland. Closing date 7th July 2021. Learn more here.

Serious deficiencies in the prison complaints system and quarantine conditions that amount to solitary confinement are among the critical issues raised by the prisons inspectorate in its 2020 Annual Report. Read IPRT's repsonse.

We are now inviting applications for the Autumn/Winter Policy & Advocacy volunteer programme. Everything you know about the programme and how to apply is available here.

One year on from the introduction of the first COVID-19 restrictions in Irish prisons, IPRT outlines the steps that need to be taken now and into the future. Read the briefing here.

The 'Know Your Rights - Your Rights as a Prisoner' guide aims to help prisoners understand the rights they have while in prison. It is written in everyday language and is informative and easy to use. You can read it here.

The COVID-19 crisis is an unprecedented national public health situation for all society, including the prison community. Resources, international perspectives, and updates from IPRT are gathered here.

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