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.

Breaking the Record - Moving On?

12th June 2013

It was a packed house for the IPRT information seminar on Spent Convictions and Garda Vetting, which took place on Tues 12th June, 2013 in Pearse St Library, Dublin 2.

IADT Symposium - 'Access and the Culture of Education in Ireland'

21st November 2012

On November 21st, a symposium organised by students of IADT will discuss educational disadvantage in Ireland and how it may be tackled.

Children and Families of People in Prison - report launch

19th November 2012

IPRT launched a comprehensive report on the rights and needs of children and families of people in prison on 19th Nov 2012. The Ombudsman for Children, Emily Logan, will launch the report.

Prison Law Seminar: Parole Reform and the ECHR

22nd October 2012

The latest in the IPRT Prison Law Seminar series took place at 5pm on Monday, 22nd October, 2012 at Distillery Building on the topic of Parole Reform and the ECHR.

ACJRD Annual Conference: Exit from Custody

12th October 2012

The 15th ACJRD Annual Conference, on the topic of 'Exit from Custody – Through-care, Resettlement & Related Issues', will take place on Friday 12th October 2012.

IPRT Annual Lecture 2012: 'Sentencing Guidelines – the work of the Sentencing Council’

20th September 2012

The Honourable Mr. Justice Colman Treacy delivered the IPRT Annual Lecture 2012 on Thursday 20th September, 2012.

RADE presents 'The Last Ten Years' at the 2012 Fringe Fest

19th September 2012

RADE and Sean Millar present 'The Last Ten Years' songcycle for theatre at this year's ABSOLUT Fringe Festival. The show combines choral music and ritual performance to consider various aspects of our attitudes towards pain relief, medication and the legal and illegal drug trade.

IPRT Annual General Meeting 2012

12th July 2012

The 2012 AGM of the Irish Penal Reform Trust took place on Thursday, 12th July 2012 in the Camden Court Hotel, Camden Street, Dublin 2.

Using the European Convention on Human Rights in prison law cases: Lessons from Scotland

30th May 2012

IPRT and Dublin Institute of Technology are pleased to announce that Tony Kelly, leading Scottish human rights and prison law solicitor, will give a seminar on Wed, May 30th from 6pm-7.30pm in Room 5034 (fifth floor) DIT, Aungier Street, Dublin 2.

Preventing Ill-Treatment and Securing Accountability: Impact in Ireland of the UNCAT

28th May 2012

The ICCL and Justice for Magdalenes are co-hosting an event focusing on the impact in Ireland of the work of the UN's top torture experts. The event takes place Monday 28th May, 2012 in Dublin.

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



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