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“Play it safe – ask about your children’s plans for Junior Cert results night” Alcohol Action Ireland

Alcohol Action Ireland                                                                                                                 8 September 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, urged parents of Junior Cert students to be aware of the challenges and pressures facing their children on results night and have an open and honest conversation with their children. Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan said: "Over 56,500 young people have worked very hard to reach this critical educational milestone and, of course, they will want to celebrate. We know there will be significant... Full Story


Parents urged to ask Leaving Certs about “drink” plans

For immediate release Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has appealed to young people receiving their Leaving Cert results today to take care if they are planning on drinking, to stick together and stay safe. Alcohol Action Ireland CEO Fiona Ryan also urged parents to be aware of their teenagers' plans for the evening and to be on their guard for any emergencies. Ms Ryan said: "It's a good idea for parents to ask their children -... Full Story


Parents urged to ask Leaving Certs about “drink” plans

For immediate release Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has appealed to young people receiving their Leaving Cert results today to take care if they are planning on drinking, to stick together and stay safe. Alcohol Action Ireland CEO Fiona Ryan also urged parents to be aware of their teenagers' plans for the evening and to be on their guard for any emergencies. Ms Ryan said: "It's a good idea for parents to ask their children -... Full Story


71,000 “often felt afraid or unsafe as a result of parental drinking” during childhood

71,000 "often felt afraid or unsafe as a result of parental drinking" during childhood Alcohol Action Ireland call on Government to examine extent of problem backed by Barnardos and ISPCC "Fear and anxiety make bad childhood friends. The impact of parental alcohol problems are not just yesterday's problems but today's and tomorrow's too." Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today revealed that the equivalent of 71,000 Irish adults said they often felt afraid or unsafe during their... Full Story


71,000 “often felt afraid or unsafe as a result of parental drinking” during childhood

71,000 "often felt afraid or unsafe as a result of parental drinking" during childhood Alcohol Action Ireland call on Government to examine extent of problem backed by Barnardos and ISPCC "Fear and anxiety make bad childhood friends. The impact of parental alcohol problems are not just yesterday's problems but today's and tomorrow's too." Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today revealed that the equivalent of 71,000 Irish adults said they often felt afraid or unsafe during their... Full Story


Decision not to increase excise on alcohol a ‘lost opportunity’

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today described the decision not to increase excise duty on alcohol in the Budget today as a lost opportunity to yield revenue for vital health and social services, as well as reducing the harms caused by alcohol use.    Director of Alcohol Action Ireland, Fiona Ryan said: “A modest 10c increase on alcohol could have raised much needed revenue. To translate that 10c into real lives:   €9.7milllion could have funded the... Full Story


Decision not to increase excise on alcohol a ‘lost opportunity’

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today described the decision not to increase excise duty on alcohol in the Budget today as a lost opportunity to yield revenue for vital health and social services, as well as reducing the harms caused by alcohol use.    Director of Alcohol Action Ireland, Fiona Ryan said:  “A modest 10c increase on alcohol could have raised much needed revenue. To translate that 10c into real lives:    €9.7milllion could have funded the... Full Story


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10c increase on drink could raise €140m to save lives

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, urged the Government in the run-up to next week's Budget, to consider a modest 10c increase on alcohol – an increase that could raise €140million for health including providing the cervical cancer vaccine for all 12-year-old girls in the country and a 24-7 social work service. Director of Alcohol Action Ireland, Fiona Ryan said: “To translate that 10c into real lives:   €9.7milllion would fund the vaccination of 12-year-old girls against the... Full Story


Latest Reports

Alcohol Action Ireland Annual Accounts 2017

Audited accounts for the ending 31 December 2017

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Submission to TRIS Notification 2018/22/IRL

This is Alcohol Action Ireland's submission to the EU Commission's TRIS notification process: 2018/22/IRL, commenced to examine aspects of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, 2015.

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PreBudget Submission 2018

Pre Budget submission to the Department of Finance August 2018

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