8th October 2010
Guest blog: An attendee at the 'Shifting Focus' Conference, hosted by IPRT, Barnardos and IAYPIC, on 23rd Sept 2010 responds to the event.
20th September 2010
Director's Blog: What we need is a shift to a system that emphasises prevention; and one that is based on evidence around what interventions and investment will produce the best outcomes, both for the individual and for society.
26th August 2010
Blog: That prison is so entrenched at the centre of Irish penal policy, inhibits the development of alternatives to prison.
27th July 2010
Agnieszka Martynowicz: It has been an exciting two weeks with two judgments coming out of Irish Courts relating, in different ways, to the question of prison conditions.
13th July 2010
Director's Blog: "It seems that David Cameron is fully behind the Justice Secretary and there's a real chance of turning around the Titanic that the UK's prison system has become."
17th June 2010
The case, appearing in the news this week, of a mentally ill prisoner being forcibly removed from the Dóchas Centre, is a depressing reminder of the state of reintegration services.
31st May 2010
IPRT launched “It’s like stepping on a landmine…” – Reintegration of Prisoners in Ireland at the MACRO Community Centre in the Markets Area of Dublin North Inner City
11th May 2010
Director's Blog: "Our prisons and how we manage them are in fact a significant factor in the growth of these gangs."
30th April 2010
Prison for a 17-year-old 'egg thief' highlights the problem of the inappropriate use of short-term custodial sentences.
19th April 2010
IPRT has been contacted by media this week to comment on recent cases where people sentenced to significant periods of imprisonment have been released on Temporary Release after a matter of days....