Irish Penal Reform Trust

Progress in the Penal System 2019: 25th Oct 2019

25th October 2019

IPRT will launch the third in our series of annual reports on Progress in the Penal System ('PIPS') on Friday 25th of October 2019.

We are delighted to announce that Director General of the Irish Prison Service Ms Caron McCaffrey will be keynote speaker.

The PIPS reports provide a comprehensive analysis of progress over the previous 12 months towards meeting human rights and best practice in the Irish penal system. An interactive version of the 2018 report is available at  

The 2019 report will be launched on Friday 25th of October (11.30-13.30) in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission.

Please note that spaces for this event are full. To add your name to the waiting list, please email Lyn at

This 3-year flagship project is kindly supported by The Community Foundation for Ireland

Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.



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