Irish Penal Reform Trust

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The IPRT Ebulletin is sent out 4-6 times per year. To keep up to date with IPRT news and events simply sign up here.

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Ebulletin #101

9th April 2019

Highlights in this edition include: Appointment of new IPRT Executive Director; IPRT 'Care and Justice' Report Launch; Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018 [PMB]; and Publication of the 2017 Prison Visiting Committee Annual Reports.

Ebulletin #100

11th January 2019

Highlights in this edition include: the announcement of the departure of IPRT Executive Director; report launch save the date; and a featured event.

Ebulletin #99

14th December 2018

Highlights in this edition include: Christmas Wishes; 2018 Year in Review; and Bail (Amendment) Bill 2017.

Ebulletin #98

17th October 2018

Highlights in this edition include: Progressing inside? PIPS 2018; IPRT Annual Review 2017-2018; Prison Law Seminar #ratifyOPCAT; and Irish penal reform developments.

Ebulletin #97

10th August 2018

Highlights in this edition include: IPRT 2018 AGM & Members’ Event; #ratifyOPCAT update; ‘Progress in the Penal System’ 2018 launch information; Publication of the 2017 Annual Reports of the Irish Prison Service; and IPRT 'Making the News'.

Ebulletin #96

12th June 2018

Highlights in this edition include: Addressing the Over-Representation of Children in Care in the Criminal Justice System; Consultation on the update of 'Your Rights as a Prisoner' Booklet; IPRT Seminar with the Office of the Press Ombudsman; Report on Penal Reform and Sentencing; IPRT Submissions; and more.

Ebulletin #95

10th April 2018

Highlights in this edition include: Addressing the Over-Representation of Children in Care in the Criminal Justice System; Penal Reform Updates; IPRT Making the News, and more.

Ebulletin #94

27th February 2018

Highlights in this edition include: Launch of 'Behind the Door': Solitary Confinement in the Irish Penal System; Breaking the Care to Prison Pipeline; Submissions to Law Reform Commission and The Probation Service Strategic Plan; Joint Committee on Education and Skills 'Education Inequality and Disadvantage' and more.

Ebulletin #93

20th December 2017

Highlights in this edition include: Season's Greetings from IPRT; IPRT Annual Review 2016-2017; Progress in the Penal System (PIPS); OPCAT Campaign; Spent Convictions Campaign; Update and Save the Date Solitary Confinement Project.

Ebulletin #92

5th September 2017

Highlights in this edition include: 'Unseen, Unheard': Children with a Parent in Prison; IPRT AGM 2017, 21st September 2017; 'Working with Convictions' Seminar, 26th September 2017; UNCAT and Places of Detention in Ireland; IPRT events in October and more.

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