7th October 2017
Saturday 7th October
27th September 2017
IPRT held a seminar entitled 'Working with Conviction' on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in the Chester Beatty Library, Dublin 2.
7th September 2017
Yesterday, Dr. Fiona Donson and Dr. Aisling Parkes, in collaboration with IPRT and the Children’s Rights Alliance launched a document ‘Principles of Action for Children with a Parent in Prison.’ The event Unseen Unheard was organised by the School of Law, University College Cork and hosted by the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission (IHREC).
14th August 2017
An article by Fiona Gartland in The Irish Times on the second day of the ‘Parnell Summer School 2017’ - the theme of which was Crime, Punishment and Justice.
14th August 2017
Read media coverage of the UN Committee against Torture's Concluding Observations, published on Friday 11th August 2017.
28th July 2017
Read media coverage of Ireland's Second Periodic Review under the United Nations Convention against Torture and other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment, which takes place on 27th and 28th July 2017 in Geneva.
25th July 2017
Ahead of Ireland's Ireland’s second examination under the UN Convention against Torture, IPRT Acting Executive Director Fíona Ní Chinneide spoke to Séan Moncrieff on the topic of mental health issues in Irish prisons.
21st July 2017
An article by Cormac O’Keeffe in The Irish Examiner on how the United Nations Committee against Torture (UNCAT) has been told of failings in oversight, in the investigation of complaints, of ill treatment and of concerns about prison healthcare in Irish prisons.
20th July 2017
Article by Kitty Holland on holding immigration detainees alongside sentenced prisoners.
18th July 2017
IPRT has welcomed the National Drugs Strategy’s recommendation that the Government consider decriminalisation of minor drug possession and review spent convictions legislation.