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#Irish Prison Reform Trust

# irish-prison-reform-trust - Sunday 24 August, 2014

Community service: 'Cheaper than jail and makes society more safe'

Last year, there were 2,354 Community Service Orders made, with a total of just over 352,000 hours in lieu of a custodial sentence.

# irish-prison-reform-trust - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Number of prisoners sharing cells in Irish jails is 'worrying'

Particularly as the problem is exacerbated by slopping out, eating meals in cells and long lockup times.