16th November 2020
IPRT has gathered a selection of the submissions made by other organisations to the Department of Justice public consultation on spent convictions policy.
13th November 2020
Following delays, the April and July Prison Population Census Reports were published during the week of 9th November 2020. These reports are the first figures on restricted regimes and solitary confinement published by the Irish Prison Service since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic.
9th November 2020
IPRT's submission argues that the current spent convictions regime is too narrow and lacks proportionality. Core to the spirit of rehabilitation is the principle that any person who has demonstrated their commitment to move on from offending through the completion of a conviction-free period should be able to benefit.
2nd November 2020
IPRT’s strong governance systems have been recognised in two separate award streams. Please support us by voting before 24th November 2020.
30th October 2020
The Irish Prison Service has today confirmed that five prisoners have tested positive for Covid-19 in Midlands Prison. IPRT notes the actions being taken and highlights the importance of maintaining access to healthcare, regimes, and family contact at this time.
19th October 2020
We are pleased to announce that IPRT is one of 42 recipients of the Human Rights and Equality Grant 2020-21.