31st May 2021
IPRT has expressed dismay that men and women in prison appear to have been left behind in Ireland’s pandemic efforts.
22nd May 2021
Following a report in the Irish Examiner about a person formerly addicted to heroin appearing before the courts charged with possession of €4 worth of cannabis, thejournal.ie spoke to advocacy groups working in the areas of drug addiction and penal reform, including IPRT.
19th March 2021
IPRT comment featured in reporting by the Irish Examiner on parliamentary questions relating to mental health and addiction services in prisons.
9th March 2021
IPRT comment featured in print and broadcast media following confirmation from the Department of Health that all prisoners would be vaccinated as part of group nine in the Vaccine Allocation Strategy.
27th January 2021
Progress in the Penal System (PIPS) 2020, the fourth annual edition of a report assessing progress in Ireland's penal system, was launched at an online event on Tuesday 26th January 2021.
26th January 2021
The Irish Independent has published an opinion article by IPRT Executive Director Fíona Ní Chinnéide discussing Ireland’s overreliance on imprisonment as a response to marginalised women.
25th November 2020
A summary of IPRT's presence in the media following our response to the Council of Europe Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Degrading Treatment (CPT) seventh report on Ireland.
16th November 2020
A student exploration of mental illness and disability in the prison system in Ireland, featuring IPRT, has been shortlisted for the Headline Student Journalist Award 2020.
9th November 2020
A summary of IPRT's presence in the media following our submission to the Department of Justice on the open consultation on spent convictions policy.
30th July 2020
A summary of IPRT's presence in the media following the publication of a briefing on the journals of people cocooning in Irish prisons. The project was a collaboration between this Office of the Inspector of Prisons and Maynooth University Department of Law.