Irish Penal Reform Trust

Prison Reports

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.

Annual Report of Prison Service for 2008

14th August 2009

The Irish Prison Service Annual Report for 2008 was published today, and is available online. The report shows further dramatic increases in the numbers being committed to prison.

Annual Report of Prison Service for 2007

19th December 2008

The Irish Prison Service today published its annual report for 2007. The report is available online and outlines a number of trends in the prison population, including the increasing number of non-Irish nationals in the prison system and the growing proportion of prisoners serving long sentences.

Irish Prisons Chaplains: Annual Report 2007-08

11th December 2008

IPRT warmly welcomed the publication of the Irish Prison Chaplains report for 2008. As in previous years, the report provides an authoritative and hard-hitting assessment of the serious problems facing the prison system.

First Interim Report from Inspector of Prisons

28th October 2008

The Irish Penal Reform Trust (IPRT) warmly welcomed the publication of the first Interim Report of Inspector of Prisons Judge Michael Reilly.

Irish Prisons Chaplains: Annual Report 2006-07

27th November 2007

The Irish Penal Reform Trust welcomed the publication of the Annual Report of the Irish Prison Chaplains.

Inspector of Prisons and Places of Detention Report 2004-2005

30th April 2006

This eye opening report highlights the poor conditions and services of Irish prisons as well the need for adequate representation for prisoner complaints.

Arbour Hill Visiting Committee Annual Report December 2005

31st December 2005

This 2005 report of the Arbour Hill Visiting Committee is almost a repeat of the previous year's report.

Parole Board Annual Report 2004

30th March 2005

This report highlights again the same events as in its 2003 report. The Parole Board goes on to disapprove of the psychiatric and sex offender programmes, noting that attendance and formation were poor.

2nd Annual Report of the Inspector of Prisons and Places of Detention 2003-2004

31st December 2004

This document offers another uncomfortable annual report from the Inspector of Prisons to the Minister.

Arbour Hill Visiting Committee Annual Report, 2004.

31st December 2004

This report contains the annual recommendations of the Arbour Visiting Committee.

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

Subscribe

Legal

Contact us

  • Tel: 01 874 1400
  • info@iprt.ie
  • More
viewed here