29th February 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: The Irish Penal Reform Trust strongly welcomes the Irish Prison Service strategy document published today (29 February, 2012) as a practical response to longstanding issues of intolerable conditions and chronic overcrowding at Cork Prison.
27th February 2012
Some of Ireland’s best-known musicians, poets and story-tellers performed to a full house in the Abbey Theatre, Ireland’s national stage yesterday evening in support of progressive reform of penal policy in Ireland, and a fairer and more just society for all.
20th February 2012
The Irish Penal Reform Trust is delighted to announce that President Michael D Higgins will attend as very special guest of honour our upcoming event, ‘The Old Triangle: A Celebration for the benefit of the Irish Penal Reform Trust’.
2nd February 2012
MEDIA ADVISORY: Ireland’s system of punishment impacts disproportionately on socially excluded communities, and cuts to key preventative services in the community will exacerbate crime rates. Instead, Government must ring-fence resources for policy interventions that address social marginalisation, and thereby reduce crime.