President Higgins addressed the “Closing the Revolving Door” conference, which focuses on the over-representation of Travellers in the Irish prison system.
The conference brings together Travellers, Traveller activists, policymakers, and staff in the prison service, Probation Service and other agencies with a remit across all stages of the criminal justice system.
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