25th October 2019
IPRT is currently working on the third in our series of annual reports on Progress in the Penal System ('PIPS'). The 2019 report will be launched on Friday 25th of October in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.
12th September 2019
The Parole Board Annual Report 2018 was published by the Department of Justice and Equality on Wednesday, 11th September 2019.
2nd August 2019
Gillian McNaull of Queen's University Belfast writes on the issue of women in prison, and the growing numbers of one of the most vulnerable populations.
23rd July 2019
The Irish Times reports on an increase in the number of assaults on prison staff. Minister Charlie Flanagan calls for greater measures to address the issue of mental health in prison.
11th July 2019
The Parole Bill 2016, when signed and enacted, will place the Parole Board on an independent statutory footing, with the power to make final decisions on the release of eligible prisoners.