21st November 2011
The Children’s Ombudsman, Emily Logan, has repeated her calls for an end to the incarceration of children in St Patrick’s prison, calling on the Ministers for Justice and Children to develop an interim arrangement for these children until new facilities in Lusk can be built.
18th November 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: The Women In Prison Reform Alliance, comprising leading penal reform and women’s rights groups, has expressed grave concern at reports of serious violations of prisoner rights contained in the Dóchas Centre Prison Visiting Committee annual report for 2010 published today (18th November 2011.)
10th November 2011
MEDIA ADVISORY: The Irish Penal Reform Trust, Ireland’s leading penal reform campaign group, has today expressed grave concern at the failure to address the lack of in-cell sanitation in Cork Prison, which consistently runs at 200% of its design capacity