21st October 2021
The next IPRT and ICBA Prison Law Seminar will take place online on Thursday 21st October 2021, at 4.30pm.
22nd September 2021
The Board and staff of the Irish Penal Reform Trust were deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Michael McDonagh.
13th September 2021
IPRT will be hosting an informal online meeting on Monday 13th September to discuss the scope of the review, key areas for reform, and how to make effective submissions.
27th August 2021
We are thrilled to announce that IPRT, along with our partners NIACRO (Northern Ireland Association for the Care and Resettlement of Offenders), have been awarded funding through the All-Island Fund, by The Community Foundation for Ireland and The Community Foundation for Northern Ireland.
26th August 2021
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) undertook a global survey of the 1,100 Irish people imprisoned overseas, resulting in 114 anonymous responses. Issues covered relate to life in prison and the impact of COVID-19.
18th August 2021
The Irish Prison Service has announced that it is carrying out a full review of the 2007 Prison Rules. Closing date for submissions is 5pm on 30th September 2021.
11th August 2021
IPRT has welcomed the announcement of the establishment of the new statutory Parole Board and the commencement of the Parole Act 2019 by the Minister for Justice, but concerns remain around engagement with rehabilitative services.