First Progress Report of the Expert Group on Children Detention Schools

The role of the Expert Group on Children Detention Schools is to:

  • facilitate the transfer of responsibility for children detention schools to the Irish Youth Justice Service from the Department of Education and Science, and the Irish Prison Service
  • plan for the necessary redevelopment of existing detention facilities and the development of new facilities, if required, to meet of the needs of children ordered to be detained by the courts

This is the first report from the expert group outlining progress on its work.

First Progress Report of the Expert Group on Children Detention Schools (Microsoft Word – 452KB)