Tag Archives: Prisoners Overseas

I was in prison and you visited me

Article for Prisoners Week November 2008 14 November 2008 | Thinking Faith, the online journal of the British Jesuits I was in prison and you visited me Written for Prisoners Week November 2008, the sentiments expressed in this article by Tony O’Riordan SJ, resonate for prisoners, families and society as a whole. This compassionate and […]

Feature 7 November 2008 | Restorative Justice Week

Restorative Justice Week takes place in Ireland from 9-16 November and highlights the need to explore alternatives to prison Restorative Justice Week 9-16 November 2008 Information about activities during Restorative Justice Week can be found below; as well as an article by Imelda Wickham, National Co-ordinator of Prison Chaplains in the Republic of Ireland, which […]

Useful links – Prisoners Overseas

NB: The Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference is not responsible for the content of external websites and the views of the organisations listed here do not necessarily reflect the views of the Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference.  Department of Foreign Affairs http://www.dfa.ie/home/index.aspx?id=277   Contains information on what to do if you are arrested or imprisoned abroad.   […]

Report on Irish Prisoners Abroad

A report prepared by Mr Chris Flood for the Minister for Foreign Affairs Mr Dermot Ahern TD May 2007 | Department of Foreign Affairs

Bishops Commission for Prisoners Overseas welcomes ruling exempting Irish nationals from deportation

Bishops’ Commission for Prisoners Overseas welcomes ruling exempting Irish nationals from deportation The Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) welcomes today’s statement in the House of Commons by Dr John Reid, the British Home Secretary, which exempts Irish nationals from deportation upon completion of their prison sentences in the United Kingdom. Fr Gerry McFlynn, Director […]

Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas calls for end to unlawful detention of Irish-born people in UK prisons

PRESS RELEASE 7 JULY 2006 IRISH COMMISSION FOR PRISONERS OVERSEAS CALLS FOR END TO UNLAWFUL DETENTION OF IRISH-BORN PEOPLE IN UK PRISONS “Society is failing, not just the ex-prisoner, but society itself” – ICPO The Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) has called for an end to the unlawful detention of Irish-born people in UK […]

DOING TIME: IRISH PRISONERS OVERSEAS AND THEIR FAMILIES 20th anniversary conference of the Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas

PRESS RELEASE 14 NOVEMBER 2005 DOING TIME: IRISH PRISONERS OVERSEAS AND THEIR FAMILIES 20th anniversary conference of the Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas * Bishop Seamus Hegarty: “while in prison, a person may have to give up on their liberty, but not on their soul.” * Archbishop Seán Brady: “The Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas […]

Separated Families: Reviewing the needs of Families of Irish Prisoners Overseas

A report by the Council for Research & Development for the ICPO May 2005 | Irish Catholic Bishops’ Conference

Most Rev Dr Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland criticises ‘scandal’ of Irish Prisoners abroad and pledges continuing efforts on behalf of Irish Community in Britain

PRESS RELEASE 1 FEBRUARY 2004 MOST REV DR SEAN BRADY, ARCHBISHOP OF ARMAGH AND PRIMATE OF ALL IRELAND CRITICISES ‘SCANDAL’ OF IRISH PRISONERS ABROAD AND PLEDGES CONTINUING SUPPORT ON BEHALF OF IRISH COMMUNITY IN BRITAIN Most Reverend Dr. Seán Brady, Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All-Ireland criticises “scandal” of Irish Prisoners abroad and pledges […]

Prison and Homelessness: From a Cell to the Street

Report on prison and homelessness compiled by the Council of Research and Development November 2003 | Irish Commission for Prisoners Overseas

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