29th April 2016
Minister for Justice and Equality announces the commencement of The Criminal Justice (Spent Convictions and Certain Disclosures) Act 2016 and The National Vetting Bureau (Children and Vulnerable Persons) Act 2012 today.
27th April 2016
A case study describing how IPRT, a small organization with limited resources, successfully implemented an advocacy strategy that led the Irish government to take steps to improve conditions and reduce overcrowding in the country’s prisons.
22nd April 2016
Ireland’s leading campaigners for the protection of human rights in detention, has today called on all representatives engaged in Government negotiations to ensure that clear commitments to safeguard against inhumane treatment in places of detention are included in the next Programme for Government.
18th April 2016
Applications are invited for the post of Membership and Administration Officer with the Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT). The successful candidate will be responsible for the day to day administrative support of a small and vibrant organisation, with particular responsibility for membership and EU project support.
8th April 2016
The Minister for Justice and Equality announced on Wednesday, 6th April last, that the Act is to be commenced on the 29th April this year. Minister Fitzgerald went into further details of the Spent Convictions Act with regards to the offences that the Act will cover.