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A journey of change behind bars: promoting health and empowerment in Irish prisons

A journey of change behind bars: promoting health and empowerment in Irish prisons

In ten of 14 prisons in Ireland, a small group of special-status Irish Red Cross volunteers combines an innovative community-based health approach with the Red Cross Red Crescent Fundamental Principles to change the lives of troubled men, transform prison

Ireland: Volunteer inmates deliver community-based health and first aid in state prisons

Ireland: Volunteer inmates deliver community-based health and first aid in state prisons

The CBHFA programme takes a unique approach to raising community health, hygiene awareness and first aid in prison communities through peer-to-peer education provided by inmates working as Irish Red Cross volunteers.

The Wheatfield Prison project in Ireland

The Wheatfield Prison project in Ireland

A delegation from the Irish Prison Service and Irish Red Cross will visit Wormwood Scrubs jail in London next month to outline the “huge success” of a programme.

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Contact details

Address:

16, Merrion Square
Dublin 2

Contact Information:

Tel: (353) (1) 642 4600(reception)
Fax: (353) (1) 661 4461
Email: info@redcross.ie
Web: http://www.redcross.ie
Facebook: www.facebook.com/irishredcross

Language of correspondence: English

People:

  • President: H.E. The President of Ireland, Mr Michael D HIGGINS
  • Chairman: Mr Patrick CAREY
  • Secretary General: Mr Liam O’DWYER
  • PA to Secretary General: Ms Catherine HASSETT
  • Head Finance : Mr Rory O'SULLIVAN
  • Communications Executive: Mrs Rebecca DUNNE
  • Head of Fundraising and Commercial: Mr Danny CURRAN
  • Head of International Relations & Co-operation: Mr John ROCHE
  • Head of IRC National Volunteer Network Services & Development: Mrs Sandra STANLEY

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