The list of research on this page is currently under construction.
This ground-breaking IPRT research report (2012) was the first of its kind to detail the rights, needs and experiences of families and children of prisoners in Ireland.
O’Malley and Devaney: Maintaining the Mother-Child Relationship Within the Irish Prison System (2016)
This paper considers the specific issue of facilitating contact between incarcerated mothers and their children. It is based on a study exploring the views of practitioners working directly with mothers in prison.
The focus of this report is on the family reintegration phase of the prison journey, and the challenges for all the family when imprisonment comes to an end, with a particular focus on children’s needs.