Irish Penal Reform Trust

IPRT/PLN Prison Litigation Workshops

25th February 2016

PLN NetworkThe Irish Penal Reform Trust/Prison Litigation Network is hosting workshops in Dublin, Cork and Limerick on the topic of Prison Litigation in March/April 2016.

The 3-hour workshop, which will be delivered as an interactive learning session, will provide participants with an outline of the current jurisprudence of the European Court of Human Rights in the areas of healthcare; segregation/solitary confinement; and the use of disciplinary measures and the systems of complaints. Additionally, the workshop will also address the use of CPT reports in ECHR and domestic cases as a source of evidential material.

IPRT will provide certificates of attendance at the workshop for CPD purposes.

Attendance at the workshop is free. Please note that numbers for each workshop are limited to 25.

Course content: For more information on course content, please download PLN Workshop Outline here.


Course dates/times:

  • Wed 6th April 2016 | Clarion Hotel Cork City, Lapps Quay, Cork | 430-730pm
  • Thurs 14th April 2016 | Wynn's Hotel, Abbey Street, Dublin 1 | 5-8pm [full - waiting list only]
  • Wed 27th April 2016 | Limerick Strand Hotel, Ennis Road, Limerick | 430-730pm

Registrations: To register for any of the Prison Litigation Workshops please email indicating CORK or DUBLIN or LIMERICK or tel: 01-8741400


The Prison Litigation Network is a European network of practitioners and researchers working to defend prisoners’ rights. For more information on the Prison Litigation Network, visit:

EU logoThe Prison Litigation Network Project is funded by the Criminal Justice Programme of the European Union.

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



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