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Focus Ireland Prison In-Reach Service

on Friday, 12 October 2012. Posted in Issue 70 Prison Policy Matters , Penal Policy

 

Introduction

On any given day in Ireland, prison doors open and men and women step out into the daylight. But what happens to them when those heavy doors close behind them? The bleak truth for a great number is that they have no home to go to and nobody to welcome them upon their release. Many will be back inside prison within a year.