28th November 2015
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT), Ireland’s leading penal reform organisation, held a major conference on the need for rigorous and effective external oversight of the Irish prison system on Fri 27 Nov 2015.
17th November 2015
The sixth report on places of detention in Ireland from the CPT, published today (Tuesday 17th November 2015) presents another indictment of a prison system that is struggling to meet its duty of care in terms of healthcare, mental health care, and ensuring prisoner safety.
13th November 2015
It is with deep regret that IPRT marks the passing of Dr Paul O'Mahony, a central figure in the founding and development of the Irish Penal Reform Trust.
9th November 2015
MEDIA ADVISORY: Single cell occupancy must be the norm and not a privilege, and adequate risk assessment must be conducted by prison management before accommodating prisoners in shared cells, the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has stated today.
3rd November 2015
The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) has called for “swift and decisive action” on implementation of the recommendations included in the Prison Culture Report, published today, to address the critical issues identified.