20th June 2014
IPRT has made a Submission to the Human Rights Committee on Ireland’s Fourth Periodic Examination of Ireland under the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights.
12th May 2013
A submission intended to assist the Irish Prison Service and the Irish Probation Service in the development of a Strategy for Women Offenders. It was prepared by the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) and the Women in Prison Reform Alliance (WIPRA), of which IPRT is a member.
23rd November 2012
Submission to the United Nations Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights defenders, Margaret Sekaggya, in advance of her visit to Ireland from 19 to 23 November 2012.
30th April 2012
The IPRT submission to the Law Reform Commission consultation process on mandatory sentencing is published here.
27th April 2012
IPRT made a detailed Submission to the Cross Sectoral Group on Mental Health and Criminal Justice in April 2012.
16th November 2011
IPRT made a submission to the Oireachtas Sub-Committee on Penal Reform in November 2011, published here. A revised paper will be published 23 Oct 2012.
31st August 2011
IPRT submission to 'White Paper on Crime: 4 - The Community and the Criminal Justice System' as part of the White Paper on Crime process.
26th July 2011
The IPRT submission to the Review Group on Thornton Hall, which was tasked by the Minister for Justice to assess whether building of the proposed super-prison should proceed.
27th May 2011
On 23 and 24 May 2011, Ireland was reviewed for the first time by the UN Committee against Torture (UNCAT). In advance of the hearing, IPRT and ICCL submitted a 'Joint Shadow Report', endorsed by 31 organisations.
21st March 2011
The IPRT submission to the UN Universal Periodic Review highlights issues relating to the Irish State’s promotion and protection of human rights in prisons