Irish Prison Service

 Reduce prison numbers, end punitive regime

November 24, 2020

The Jesuit Centre for Faith and Justice has been responding to a European report critical of the handling of mentally ill prisoners in Irish prisons

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McVerry calls for protection of prisoners and staff

April 2, 2020

Peter McVerry and the JCFJ have called for the release of a further 800 prisoners in the light of the Covid-19 crisis

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Pope Francis and prisoner amnesty

August 21, 2018

Eoin Carroll of JCFJ sees the visit of Pope Francis to Ireland as an opportunity to give amnesty to prisoners while referring to action taken at the last papal visit...

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Jesuit centre says ‘chronic problems in prisons’

June 25, 2018

The Jesuit Centre for faith and justice responds to the launch of the Irish Prison Service’s Annual Report

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