Irish Penal Reform Trust


The Irish Penal Reform Trust hosts a number of events throughout the year, including the launches of new publications, consultations, campaign events, and our AGM.

2019 Annual General Meeting of IPRT

18th September 2019

The 2019 AGM of IPRT took place in the Camden Court Hotel on Wednesday 18 September.

Round Up: IPRT 'Care and Justice' Report Launch

26th February 2019

On Tues 26 February IPRT published 'Care and Justice', authored by Dr Nicola Carr and Dr Paula Mayock.

Oireachtas Briefing on the Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018

12th February 2019

Senator Lynn Ruane hosted an Oireachtas Briefing in advance of Seanad Second Stage debate of the Criminal Justice (Rehabilitative Periods) Bill 2018.

Law Seminar: Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT

12th November 2018

The Irish Penal Reform Trust and the Irish Criminal Bar Association co-hosted a seminar on 'Detention, Human Rights and the OPCAT' on Monday 12th November 2018 in the Ormond Meeting Rooms.

Round Up: Progressing inside? Ireland’s prison system in 2018

26th October 2018

IPRT hosted 'Progressing inside? Ireland’s prison system in 2018' on 26 October 2018 in the Irish Human Rights and Equality Commission. Central to the seminar was the launch of the second annual 'Progress in the Penal System' report.


20th September 2018

The 2018 AGM of IPRT took place in the Camden Court Hotel on Thursday 20 September from 5.45pm-7pm.

Rights Booklet Consultation and Media Rights Seminar

4th June 2018

On May 17th, IPRT held two events in the Ashling Hotel, focusing on the rights of prisoners.

Round Up: Abolishing Solitary Confinement in Ireland

3rd February 2018

This event took place on Friday 2 February 2018 from 11am in the Hilton Kilmainham.

Oireachtas Seminar: PIPS and OPCAT

13th December 2017

Senator Ivana Bacik hosted IPRT for an All Party Penal Reform Group Briefing Seminar Wednesday 13th December 2017.

Round Up: Progress in the Penal System

17th October 2017

The launch of our 'PIPS' report took place on 24 October 2017 at 10:30am in IHREC, Green St.

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



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