Prisoners Overseas

‘Good to Know Before you Go’

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.

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas information for media

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas information for media In response to media queries over the last number of days concerning the imprisonment of Irish citizens abroad, the Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO) wishes to publish the following updated...

Pope Tells Prisoners That Divine Justice Isn’t Like Man’s

Benedict XVI says that divine justice and human justice are very different, since for humans, the two realities are distinguished, whereas for God, they coincide. The Pope said this on Sunday when he went to Rebbibia prison in the north of Rome.

Irish Prison Chaplains Annual Report 2010

Submitted to the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform 29 November 2010 | Irish Prison Chaplains Irish Prison Chaplains Annual Report 2010 Text available to download here in pdf format Get Adobe Acrobat Reader

ICPO 25th Anniversary

Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas 25th Anniversary Conference: 'Bridging the Distance - Supporting Irish Prisoners Overseas and their families' The Irish Council for Prisoners Overseas (ICPO), a pastoral outreach established by the Catholic Bishops of Ireland in...

ICPO News

A newsletter published by the ICPO of interest to Irish prisoners and their families Ongoing | Irish Council for Prisonsers Overseas Download pdf versions of recent issues: Summer 2009 (~1.1MB) Summer 2008 (~833Kb) Get Adobe Acrobat...

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...

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...