Irish Penal Reform Trust

Minister of State, Hildegarde Naughton TD, announced a review of prison remission as part of the ongoing Penal Policy Review. Read IPRT's response here.

IPRT's next Prison Law Seminar will take place on 21 October 2021, with keynote speech from The Hon. Ms. Justice Iseult O’Malley, Chair of the Sentencing Guidelines and Information Committee. We hope you can join us.

We welcomed IPRT members to our AGM 2021 on 22nd September 2021. For an overview of our work to advance progressive penal reform this year, read our Annual Review 2020-2021.

View or download a copy of Piecing it Together: Supporting Children and Families with a Family Member in Prison in Ireland, which makes a series of recommendations to support the rights and needs of these children and families.

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 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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