Thu, 09 Jul, 2020
The Irish Penal Reform Trust has welcomed a report showing significant improvements at the Oberstown youth detention facility, but said more effort was needed regarding restrictive practices involving children.
Thu, 11 Oct, 2018
More than two-thirds of investigations into the deaths of vulnerable prisoners since 2012 have raised concerns about “misleading” or inaccurate record-keeping by prison staff, and the care afforded to inmates who have suicidal ideation and mental health problems.
Tue, 07 Aug, 2018
The establishment of an independent mechanism for the consideration of prisoner complaints, the development of mother-and-baby units within the Irish prison system, a reform of the parole system, and the replacing of fines with ‘victim surcharges’ are just some of the recommendations contained in a report, titled Penal Reform and Sentencing, published yesterday.
Fri, 11 May, 2018