21st November 2019
The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association will host a youth justice event focused on 18-24 year olds on Thursday 21st Nov 2019 in the Distillery Building.
19th November 2019
The Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018 (PMB) returns to the Seanad on Wednesday 20th November 2019 at 530pm. IPRT's analysis is that the Bill should be strengthened in order to fulfill its rehabilitative goals.
15th November 2019
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) welcomes the finding of the Supreme Court today in Gary Simpson v Governor of Mountjoy Prison, and others.
8th November 2019
Bail Supervision Scheme Recognised by Community Corrections Award and Extended by DCYA In November 2016, the Department of Children and Youth Affairs (DCYA) commissioned social justice charity Extern...
25th October 2019
IPRT launched the 2019 Progress in the Penal System ('PIPS') report on Friday 25th of October in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.
24th September 2019
New CSO figures published today find that 45.8% of people released from prison in 2012 reoffended within 3 years.
19th September 2019
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) today (Thursday, 19th September 2019) welcomes the launch by Minister for Justice and Equality Charles Flanagan TD of the Irish Prison Service Strategic Plan 2019-2022 and the joint Irish Prison Service / Education and Training Boards Ireland Prison Education Strategy 2019-2022.
18th September 2019
The 2019 AGM of IPRT took place in the Camden Court Hotel on Wednesday 18 September.