ICPO’s Briefing on Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Custodial Sentences) Bill 2021

16th September 2021 The ICPO  broadly welcomes the Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Custodial Sentences) Bill 2021. Our briefing on the Bill is available here: Briefing on Criminal Justice (Mutual Recognition of Custodial Sentences) Bill 2021

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Online Coffee Morning for families with a loved one in prison overseas

    On Thursday 26th August 2021 ICPO will host an online coffee morning for families who have a loved one in prison overseas. This is an opportunity for families to meet others in the same position as they are...

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Minister’s report a cause for concern for Irish prisoners overseas and their families

Press Release – 6th May 2021 The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas has today reacted with concern following the publication of the Minister for Justice and Equality’s Annual Report on the operation of the Transfer of Sentenced Persons Acts (1995...

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ICPO receives Gerry Ryan Community Award for work with Irish in Britain

11th March 2019   The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) is honoured to receive the Gerry Ryan Community Award 2019. This award is given to an organisation each year in recognition of their contribution to the Irish community in...

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Former prisoner speaks of his time in Kenyan prison

4th January 2019     Irish man, who spent 5 years in prison in Kenya, speaks to the Irish Times about his experience. Read the article here. He highlights the role ICPO can play in supporting not just prisoners but...

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ICPO speaks to Oireachtas Committee on challenges facing ex-prisoners returning to Ireland

29th November 2018 ICPO Policy & Information Officer Ciara Kirrane outlined the challenges facing former prisoners returning to Ireland to the Committee on Foreign Affairs and Trade on 29th November 2018. Watch the presentation to the Committee here (ICPO presentation...

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Prisoner Packs – Country specific information on prisons

Prisoner Packs – Country specific information on prisons

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