Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas 30th Anniversary Conference: ‘Reaching Out – Supporting Irish Prisoners Overseas and their families’ President Michael D Higgins to address conference Launch of ICPO commissioned research on the needs of Irish people returning from prison overseas See full conference programme below The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO), a pastoral […]
The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas has launched a social media awareness campaign entitled: ‘Good to Know Before You Go’. The campaign, which involves a brief video and humorous messages and images on social media, seeks to encourage young Irish emigrants to take care of themselves and each other, while respecting laws and customs when travelling, living and working abroad.
Read the article below by Brian Hanley, Caseworker and Family Support Officer with the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas. Brian is currently undertaking prison visits and information work in Australia, visiting Irish prisoners and immigration centres in Sydney, Darwin and Perth. Some ten years ago I travelled to San Diego on my J1 working holiday. […]