"Race, Migration and the Criminal Justice System"  -  Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022

The 8th Irish Criminal Justice Agencies Conference will take place on Wednesday, 22nd June, 2022, at The Printworks Event and Exhibition Centre in Dublin Castle.  The theme for this year’s Conference is “Race, Migration and the Criminal Justice System”.

This one day conference is a collaboration of the Department of Justice, Maynooth University, University College Dublin, Limerick University, Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth, Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions, Irish Prison Service, An Garda Síochána, The Probation Service, Policing Authority, Courts Service, Garda Síochána Inspectorate, Office of the Revenue Commissioners and the Association for Criminal Justice Research and Development (ACJRD).  

This full day conference will appeal to those working in government agencies and in the community to include policymakers, practitioners, academics, and those involved in civil society groups from a wide range of disciplines, within or tangential to the Criminal Justice System.

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Ifrah Ahmed, Ifrah Foundation
  • Abood Al Jumaili, Diversity and Inclusion Ambassador, GAA
  • Shalom Binchy, Solicitor
  • James Browne, Minister of State, Department of Justice
  • Leon Diop, Black and Irish
  • Dr. Joe Garrihy, Assistant Professor in Criminology the School of Law and Criminology, Maynooth University
  • Caroline Haughey, OBE, QC, Furnival Chambers
  • Liam Herrick, Executive Director, Irish Council for Civil Liberties 
  • Dr. Lucy Michael, Lucy Michael Research Training & Consultancy
  • Dr. Mary Phelan, Dublin City University
  • Dr. Hindpal Singh Bhui, University of Oxford, School of Law and Inspection Team Leader at HM Inspectorate of Prisons (HMIP)
  • Liam Thornton, Associate Professor in the School of Law, UCD




The  Chatham  House  Rule:

To encourage openness and the sharing of information, the Chatham House Rule will be invoked at this conference.

*The Chatham House Rule reads as follows:  "When a meeting, or part thereof, is held under the Chatham House Rule, participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed".

See:  https://www.chathamhouse.org/about-us/chatham-house-rule

 ICJA Conference 2022