28th October 2015
IPRT and ICBA are delighted to announce a seminar on Bail Reform on 11th of November 2015 in the Jury Assembly Room of the Criminal Courts of Justice.
22nd October 2015
IPRT is concerned at the slow pace of progress in implementing key HIQA recommendations at the Oberstown Children Detention Schools, revealed in the Follow Up Inspection Report of the facility published today.
16th October 2015
Yesterday evening, RTÉ's 'The Late Debate' discussed crime and punishment, with particular focus on bail.
13th October 2015
The Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly has raised a number of concerns in his recently published Deaths in Custody reports. The reports, which examine the circumstances surrounding the deaths of individual prisoners, are at times seriously critical of the Irish Prison Service in relation to the level of care received by deceased prisoners. In some cases, the Inspector has commented that the “the Irish Prison Service failed in its duty of care to the deceased”