30th May 2013
Minister Shatter has published the joint Irish Prison Service and Central Statistics Office Recidivism Study 2013 – the first of its kind in the Republic of Ireland.
24th May 2013
A roundup of media reactions and discussions following publication on the 8th May 2013 of the Irish Prison Service and Probation Service Annual Reports for 2012 and their Joint Strategic Plan for 2013-2015.
10th May 2013
Applications are invited for the post of Research and Policy Officer (Maternity Leave) with the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT).
8th May 2013
MEDIA ADVISORY: IPRT calls on the Minister for Justice to take radical steps to reduce prison numbers in the short term, such as commuting all sentences of under six months, increasing standard remission to 33%, and introducing an amnesty for fines.
1st May 2013
IPRT is delighted to announce that Ms Judy McAvoy was awarded the 2013 IPRT prize, for her thesis entitled 'Birds of a Feather? Irish Public Attitudes towards Sex Crime and Sex Offender Reintegration. Is there a Publically Perceived Scale of Sexual Deviance?'