21st June 2023
A short overview of the publication on 21 June 2023 by the Department of Justice of the 2021 Annual Reports from the Visiting Committees for each of Ireland’s prisons.
30th May 2023
On 31 May 2023, an Office of the Inspector of Prisons Death in Custody Investigation Reports was published by the Department of Justice and Equality. The report is related to a death that occurred on 15 January 2022.
26th May 2023
'Progress in the Penal System: A framework for penal reform (2022)' is the sixth in a series of annual reports benchmarking progress in Ireland's penal system.
11th May 2023
Irish Penal Reform Trust notes the publication on 11 May 2023 by the Department of Justice and the Department of Health of the Health Needs Assessment (HNA) for the Irish Prison Service.
28th April 2023
IPRT response to comments from Minister for Justice, Simon Harris, at the Prison Officers Association (POA) Conference regarding proposals to expand the prison estate.
24th April 2023
IPRT welcomes the report on the Review of Prison Visiting Committees published by the Minister for Justice Simon Harris on Monday 24 April 2023. The report has been informed by a wide-ranging public and stakeholder consultation, including IPRT's Submission to the Department of Justice on the Review of the Prison Visiting Committee's, of which the vast majority of IPRT's recommendations are included in the report.