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Network Letter to the Irish Prison Service

Network Letter to the Irish Prison Service

On 26th August 2022, the Action for Children and Families of Prisoners Network sent a letter to Director General of the Irish Prison Service, Caron McCaffrey to follow-up on actions set out at our meeting with the Irish Prison Service on 7th October 2021. You can read...

Network Submission to the Judicial Planning Working Group

Network Submission to the Judicial Planning Working Group

In this submission to the Open Consultation of the Judicial Planning Working Group, the Action for Children and Families of Prisoners Network contributes to the theme of 'development of judicial skills'. In this submission, the Network notes the need for judicial...

Upcoming opportunities: Oct + Nov 2021

Upcoming opportunities: Oct + Nov 2021

Here we collate a range of opportunities to bring about positive sustained changes for children and families affected by imprisonment. This page will be updated as new opportunities arise.

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.