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Network Submission to the Review of Prison Rules

Network Submission to the Review of Prison Rules

The Network made a submission to the consultation on the review of the Prison Rules 2007 (‘the Rules’), with a specific focus on sections of the Rules that relate to the priority work areas of the Network.

Network meeting with the Irish Prison Service

The network met with representatives of the Irish Prison Service, including Fergal Black (Director of Care and Rehabilitation), to discuss priorities for children and families of prisoners in Ireland.

Fourth meeting of Action for Children and Families of Prisoners

Fourth meeting of Action for Children and Families of Prisoners

The Action for Children and Families Network joined together for the first meeting of the network for the 2021/2022 period. The primary focus of the meeting was to generate ideas on how to action the various recommendations of IPRT’s recently launched report.

IPRT launches ‘Piecing it Together’

IPRT launches ‘Piecing it Together’

Piecing It Together: Supporting Children and Families with a Family Member in Prison in Ireland assesses progress on a series of recommendations made by IPRT in “Picking up the Pieces” in 2012.

Project overview and kick-off announcement

Project overview and kick-off announcement

IPRT is excited to announce a new three-year project aiming to reduce harm for children and families affected by imprisonment, with an additional focus on reducing female imprisonment.