Reports on Irish prisons are gathered in this section, along with prison standards and other relevant reports.
Inspection reports of the Children Detention Schools, which are carried out by HIQA, are available in the youth justice section.
For reports on Irish prisons carried out by international monitoring bodies (CPT, UN CAT, etc.) please see Human Rights reports.
8th August 2012
The Minister for Justice & Equality today published a report by the Inspector of Prisons titled 'Suggested Prisoner Complaints Model for Irish Prisons.'
7th August 2012
The 2011 Annual Report for the Irish Prison Service was published today, and is available online.
22nd May 2012
The Minister for Justice, Mr. Alan Shatter, has today published the Inspector of Prisons' 'Annual Report 2011'.
3rd May 2012
The Irish Prison Service has published its three year strategic plan, now available online along with the IPRT response.
20th April 2012
The 2011 annual reports of the Prison Visiting Committees for Cloverhill, Cork, Mountjoy, and Wheatfield.
4th April 2012
The Inspector of Mental Health Services has published a National Overview of Forensic Mental Health Services in Ireland in 2011, outlining current service delivery, unmet needs and how this sector might best be developed in years to come.
2nd April 2012
The Minister for Justice, Alan Shatter, has published a report on an inspection of Arbour Hill Prison by Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly.
1st March 2012
The reports, published by the Inspector of Prisons, Judge Michael Reilly, reveal that conditions in Limerick prison were consistently dirty and unhygienic over a number of visits between 2010 and 2011.
18th November 2011
The 2010 annual reports of the Prison Visiting Committees for Arbour Hill, Castlerea, Cloverhill, Cork, Dóchas, Limerick, Loughan House, Midlands, Mountjoy, Portlaoise, Shelton Abbey, St. Patrick's Institution, the Training Unit and Wheatfield.
25th October 2011
The third annual report of the Irish Youth Justice Service has been released and details the progress made in 2010 on the implementation of the National Youth Justice Strategy 2008-2010.