9th December 2022
IPRT's Executive Director Saoirse Brady joined Damien and Paul from New Creative Cleaning Services in speaking to RTÉ's Evelyn O'Rourke about living with convictions for the Today with Claire Byrne Show.
6th December 2022
Following IPRT's presentation to the Oireachtas Sub-Committee on Mental Health on our report 'Access to Rights for People Detained in Secure Forensic Mental Health Facilities in Ireland', Mary Carolan of the Irish Times reports.
26th November 2022
IPRT Executive Director, Saoirse Brady, writes about the real impacts of lifelong convictions that can follow people for decades. She explains what spent convictions are, where the law currently stands and the opportunities we can act on to change the law for the better.
31st October 2022
Noel Baker of the Irish Examiner writes about Irish Penal Reform Trust launch of an independently commissioned scoping study on access to rights for people detained in secure forensic mental health facilities...
1st September 2022
IPRT welcomed the Review of Policy Options for Prison and Penal Reform 2022-2024 and associated action plan approved by Cabinet.
27th April 2022
We launched “Sometimes I’m missing the words”: The rights, needs and experiences of foreign national and minority ethnic groups in the Irish penal system at a well-attended online event on Wednesday 27 April 2022.
22nd February 2022
IPRT Acting Executive Director Molly Joyce and Senior Policy & Research Officer Sarahjane McCreery appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice to give evidence on the topic of ’Anti-Social Behaviour’ (ASB).
7th February 2022
The launch of the fifth edition of PIPS took place on Monday 7th February 2022 via Zoom.
19th November 2021
Following news of the first prisoner death due to COVID-19 and several outbreaks in Irish prisons, IPRT Executive Director Fíona Ní Chinnéide spoke to Rachel English on Morning Ireland about IPRT’s core concerns.
20th August 2021
Barry Lenihan reports on capacity issues facing the Central Mental Hospital (CMH), speaking to Prof Harry Kennedy and IPRT’s Molly Joyce.