26th October 2018
[L-R: Caron McCaffrey, Irish Prison Service; Prof Aislinn O'Donnell, Maynooth University; Patricia Gilheaney, Inspector of Prisons; Vivian Geiran, Probation Service; Deirdre Malone, IPRT; Michelle Martyn, IPRT; Seamus Taylor, Maynooth University. Photo: Derek Speirs]
At the launch, progress on the 35 standards set in PIPS 2017 was examined and three ‘spotlight’ areas were announced: mental health; women; and staff, training and relationships.
Seamus Taylor, IPRT Chairperson, introduced the PIPS project and the launch was chaired by Aislinn O'Donnell, Professor of Education at Maynooth University. Speakers and panellists (in order of speaking) included:
[Michelle Martyn, IPRT. Photo: Derek Speirs]
More photos of the event are available on Flickr.
This 3-year flagship project is kindly supported by The Community Foundation for Ireland.