The Irish Penal Reform Trust is an independent NGO that works to improve the Irish penal system through advocacy, lobbying, reports, studies, and public awareness… Read More »The Irish Penal Reform trust and the elephant in the room
Gearóid Ó Loingsigh, The Countess Consultant on Prisons
In his latest article for The Countess, prison consultant Gearóid Ó Loingsigh reviews a report published recently by the Inspector of Prisons announcing plans to… Read More »Irish Prison Service Procedures In Breach Of UN Rules
In his latest piece for The Countess, Consultant on Prisons, Gearóid O’Loingsigh gets to the heart of the problem of male violence against women. Approximately… Read More »Male Violence Against Women & Girls in Ireland
In his latest article for The Countess, Gearóid Ó Loingsigh examines the OIP’s (Office of the Inspectorate of Prisons) latest report into conditions in Limerick… Read More »Limerick Prison: The Rights of Female Prisoners
The danger of trans-identified male prisoners being housed in women’s prisons has been highlighted recently in the UK, with the Judicial Review Case brought by… Read More »Green Light Given To Allow Men in Women’s Prisons
The recent decision taken in California to place men and women in the same wings of prisons as a response to the violence meted out… Read More »Placing Men in Women’s Prisons: The New Woke Fad
The case of Barbie Kardashian and the decision to house him in Limerick Prison amongst female prisoners drew Irish people’s attention to the concept and… Read More »Trans Prisoners in Women’s Prisons: Whose Rights? Whose Dignity?