31st May 2011
digestFollowing the publication on Monday 30th May, 2011 of the Annual Report 2010 of the Office of the Inspector of Prisons, a number of media outlets highlighted some of his serious concerns.
30th May 2011
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has strongly welcomed the statement by the Inspector of Prisons that he is to take on a more robust enforcement role with regard to inadequacies in the prison system which is contained in his Annual Report 2010, published today
26th May 2011
Ireland’s examination by the UN Committee against Torture took place on Mon 23 May Tues 24 May. Both sessions were broadcast live online.
20th May 2011
Top United Nations experts will today (Friday 20 May 2011) hear directly from Irish human rights groups concerned about the State’s track record in preventing inhuman and degrading treatment.
16th May 2011
This Friday, 20 May 2011, IPRT and ICCL will launch the 'Joint Shadow Report to the First Periodic Review of Ireland under the United Nations Convention against Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment'.
12th May 2011
Speakers at the 'What's Working for Children' conference have emphasised that early intervention and evidence-based programmes are key to improving outcomes for at-risk children, saving money for the taxpayer in the longer term.
11th May 2011
Press Release on 'Breaking the Record' our public forum on Spent Convictions legislation, which was held in Pearse St. Library yesterday.
10th May 2011
IPRT hosted Bobby Cummines OBE, Chief Executive of UNLOCK, the National Association of Reformed Offenders (UK) on Tuesday 10th May, 2011 for a series of events focusing on obstacles experienced by those with a criminal record who wish to move on from their offending past.