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ACJRD 'Bail Supervision Scheme' Seminar

The ACJRD seminar ‘Bail Supervision Scheme' was held on Tuesday, 10th September, 2019, at the offices of the Irish Youth Justice Service at Miesian Plaza, 50-58 Baggot Street Lower, Dublin 2.

This seminar was presented by:

- Tony O'Donovan, IYJS

- Fiona Murphy, Extern

- Stephen Coughlan, Extern

- Dr Catherine Naughton, University of Limerick

The Bail Supervision Scheme (BSS) offers courts an alternative option to detaining a young person who comes before them by offering them the possibility of granting bail with intensive supervision.

By reducing the need for remand places, this also provides an opportunity to focus on developing successful community resources designed to prevent young people being detained in a youth justice facility and preventing them from entering further down the path of criminality.

To view the IYJS and Extern presentations please click here

To view Dr Catherine Naughton's presentation please click here

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BSS Seminar speakers

Maura Butler, ACJRD Chairperson with the seminar speakers  Fiona Murphy, Tony O'Donovan, Dr Catherine Naughton and Stephen Coughlan.