Wed 07 Nov

Will consumers be left wondering forever?

Today in the European Parliament, MEPs and health campaigners together with industry representatives, yet again called for the alignment of alcoholic beverages with other food products. In 2011 the European institutions passed Regulation (EU) No 1169/2011 that requires food and...


Wed 17 Oct

Irish Alcohol Bill welcomed as a ground-breaking measure by European health community.

The Irish Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, signed into law today (Wed 17 Oct) by Ireland’s President, Michael D Higgins, presents a set of measures to prevent alcohol related harm, which follow latest evidence base in the field of alcohol policy...


Wed 10 Oct

The Oireachtas makes history by passing the Public Health Alcohol Bill

This evening, Seanad Éireann, in a historic development, agreed the amended Public Health Alcohol Bill, passed by Dáil Éireann last week. The Bill will now go to the President, Michael D Higgins, for signing and enactment. This is the first...

Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

As passed by Seanad Éireann on 15th December 2017. This Bill will proceed to Dáil Éireann for legislative passage in 2018.

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CONSTITUTION OF ALCOHOL ACTION IRELAND

To increase understanding of the impact of inappropriate alcohol use on the health
and well-being of Irish society and of the public policies necessary to reduce the
problems associated with such use.

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Alcohol Price Survey 2017 with MUP

Alcohol Action Ireland – Alcohol Price Survey 2017 including the implications of Minimum Unit Price, as proposed in the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill

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Cancer Prevention Factsheet

A factsheet from the National Cancer Control Programme on alcohol and cancer.

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Alcohol - The Irish Situation

An updated (November 2016) fact sheet on alcohol in Ireland from the Health Research Board.

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Diageo's 'Stop Out of Control Drinking' Campaign in Ireland: An Analysis

It has been argued that the alcohol industry uses corporate social responsibility activities to influence policy and undermine public health, and that every opportunity should be taken to scrutinise such activities. This study analyses a controversial Diageo-funded ‘responsible drinking’ campaign (“Stop out of Control Drinking”, or SOOCD) in Ireland. The study aims to identify how the campaign and its advisory board members frame and define (i) alcohol-related harms, and their causes, and (ii) possible solutions.

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