27th September 2019
Statistics released on 24th September 2019 by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) indicate that almost half of prisoners released from custody in 2011 and 2012 were reconvicted with three years. The recidivism...
11th June 2019
Read about IPRT’s recent media engagements on the reform of the parole process.
29th April 2019
The Irish Times reported on the drop in numbers being admitted to the Community Return Programme, with comment from IPRT’s Fíona Ní Chinnéide.
23rd April 2019
IPRT comment and research was featured in an in-depth focus on the challenges faced by female prisoners in Ireland.
2nd April 2019
The Council of Europe has published 'SPACE I' Annual Penal Statistics: Prison Populations 2018 report.
26th February 2019
On Tues 26 February IPRT published 'Care and Justice', authored by Dr Nicola Carr and Dr Paula Mayock.
16th January 2019
IPRT has welcomed the cancelling of 'super-prison' plans for Thornton hall, stating that the news demonstrates positive progress in Irish penal policy over the last 10 years.
5th December 2018
The Irish Times reports on numbers being forced to sleep on prison floors due to overcrowding.
23rd November 2018
IPRT Executive Director Deirdre Malone speaks to Newstalk Breakfast, responding to the Minister for Justice and Equality launching an investigation into serious allegations of alleged covert surveillance of prisons and prisoner transport.
12th November 2018
The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association co-hosted a seminar on 'Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT' on Monday 12th November 2018 in the Ormond Meeting Rooms.