23rd November 2018
The IPRT Submission to the UN Committee against Torture on Ireland’s one year follow-up to its second periodic report under UNCAT focuses on developments in respect of the ratification of OPCAT.
8th October 2018
In this submission, IPRT outlines the need for the extension of the current grounds for protection against discrimination and the addition of a ‘social origin’ and/or ‘socio-economic status’ ground.
1st October 2018
IPRT made a submission to the UN Working Group on women deprived of liberty, focusing on women deprived of their liberty in the criminal justice system in Ireland.
4th September 2018
This submission to Mental Health Reform, to pass on to the Oversight Group of ‘A Vision for Change’, focuses on recommendations to better support people with mental health difficulties in the criminal justice system.
30th May 2018
IPRT made a submission in December 2017, along with eight other charities, expressing concern about section 55 of the Charities Act 2009.
23rd May 2018
In our appearance before the Committee, IPRT made a number of recommendations, including investment and use of prevention and early intervention supports.
10th May 2018
Many of the issues raised by IPRT during our hearing before the Committee are included in the Joint Committee on Justice and Equality report on Penal Reform and Sentencing.
10th April 2018
In February 2018, IPRT made a submission on the Parole Bill 2016, in conjunction with Dr Diarmuid Griffin
6th April 2018
IPRT answers questions relating to suspended sentences posed by the Law Reform Commission in their call for submissions.
16th February 2018
IPRT welcomes the opportunity to provide its views on the role and priorities of the Probation Service as part of the development of its Strategic Plan 2018-2020.