22nd February 2022
[IPRT Acting Executive Director Molly Joyce. Photo: Oireachtas TV.]
IPRT Acting Executive Director Molly Joyce and Senior Policy & Research Officer Sarahjane McCreery appeared before the Joint Committee on Justice on Tuesday 22 February to give evidence on the topic of ’Anti-Social Behaviour’ (ASB).
IPRT was joined by representatives from Foróige, the Probation Service, Dublin Town, Core Youth Services and North Dublin Inner City Local Community Safety Partnership.
Our recommendations to the Committee are as follows:
For more, IPRT's Opening Statement can be read here.
A transcript of the discussion can be read on the Oireachtas website here.
A video of the Committee meeting is available online here, with IPRT appearing from 00:36:10. Questions from Committee members commence at 00:44:30.
The Opening Statements of the other witnesses before the Committee are available on the Oireachtas website here.
Respect for rights in the penal system with prison as a last resort.