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.
6th September 2017
Event 'Unseen, Unheard', took place on Wednesday 6th September 2017.
6th September 2017
This ‘Principles of Action for Children with a Parent in Prison’ document is based on a project initiative undertaken by Dr. Fiona Donson, Dr. Aisling Parkes, School of Law, University College Cork, the Children’s Rights Alliance and IPRT.
12th July 2017
A new play exploring the devastating effect of solitary confinement, 'Disorder Contained: a theatrical examination of madness, prison and solitary confinement'.
10th March 2017
'Humans Sharing Spaces' is the Irish Prison Service National Prison Creative Arts Exhibition for 2017. It takes place in CHQ Dublin from 10th - 26th March, in partnership with the Society of Saint Vincent de Paul.
11th November 2016
Facing Forward will host an open meeting on the use of Restorative Justice in Ireland. The meeting will be opened by Justice Mary Ellen Ring in the Carmelite Centre, Aungier Street, Dublin 8. The meeting is open to all and tea and coffee will be provided from 6.30pm prior to the opening of the meeting.
6th October 2016
Senator Ivana Bacik hosted the first All Party Penal Reform Group Briefing Seminar of the 32nd Dáil and the 25th Seanad on Thursday 6th October 2016 in the AV Room, Leinster House. Deputy Jim O'Callaghan TD introduced a draft Private Member's Bill entitled ‘Parole Bill 2016’ before the Dáil and this formed the topic of the seminar.
30th September 2016
On 30 September 2016, the eve of UN International Day of Older Persons, IPRT will launch a new report on 'The Rights, Needs and Experiences of Older People in Prison in Ireland'.
22nd September 2016
The 2016 Annual General Meeting of the Irish Penal Reform Trust took place on Thursday, 22nd September 2016 at 6pm in the Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2.
27th July 2016
The Cork Alliance Centre will host a conference on the theme of ‘Narrowing the Disconnect – the Ethics of Supporting Desistance from Crime’ this autumn.
23rd June 2016
IPRT launched a new report on ‘Improving Prison Conditions by Strengthening the Monitoring of HIV, HCV, TB and Harm Reduction in Ireland’ on Thursday 23rd June 2016 in the Wood Quay Venue, Dublin 8.