advocating to reduce alcohol harm

International Alcohol Related News/ 9 March 2009

Time - Older Drinkers Less Able to Judge When They're Drunk For all their admonitions about responsible drinking, it turns out that older adults aren't as good as young ones about knowing when to stop. After drinking the same amount of alcohol as their younger counterparts, older adults are not only more impaired than younger ones, but less likely to believe they are. http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1883408,00.html      BBC News (Australia) - Australian alcohol rules 'safer' Australians will be better protected from disease... Full Story


International Alcohol Related News/ 9 March 2009

Time - Older Drinkers Less Able to Judge When They ’re Drunk For all their admonitions about responsible drinking, it turns out that older adults aren ’t as good as young ones about knowing when to stop. After drinking the same amount of alcohol as their younger counterparts, older adults are not only more impaired than younger ones, but less likely to believe they are. http://www.time.com/time/health/article/0,8599,1883408,00.html      BBC News (Australia) - Australian alcohol rules  ’safer ’ Australians will be better protected from disease... Full Story


International Alcohol Related News/ 2 March 2009

BBC - Young Finnish people debate attitudes to drinking, where the sale of alcohol is strictly regulated http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7912639.stm    Bloomberg (Scotland) - Scotland Plans to Raise Alcohol Prices, Tackle Abuse Scotland plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol and ban the promotions and discounts the government blames for violence and disease. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601102&sid=a1c1akmop0p0&refer=uk    HealthNewsDigest.com - Alcohol Consumption And Increased Cancer Risk Many of you are familiar with the so-called “French Paradox,” whereby the French, who have a diet higher... Full Story


International Alcohol Related News/ 2 March 2009

BBC - Young Finnish people debate attitudes to drinking, where the sale of alcohol is strictly regulated http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/health/7912639.stm    Bloomberg (Scotland) - Scotland Plans to Raise Alcohol Prices, Tackle Abuse Scotland plans to introduce a minimum price for alcohol and ban the promotions and discounts the government blames for violence and disease. http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601102&sid=a1c1akmop0p0&refer=uk    HealthNewsDigest.com - Alcohol Consumption And Increased Cancer Risk Many of you are familiar with the so-called  “French Paradox, ” whereby the French, who have a diet higher... Full Story


International Alcohol Related News/ 27 February 2009

BBC News (Scotland) - Alcohol kills twice as many men The number of men dying from alcohol misuse in Scotland each year is double the rate for women, a new study claims. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7902306.stm    guardian.co.uk (UK) - Alcohol and young people: what's the attraction? This statistic comes from a recent glut of research into how much alcohol young people consume, when they do it and where they're getting it from. But do we know enough about why they drink? http://www.guardian.co.uk/alcoholandyoungpeople/young-people... Full Story


International Alcohol Related News/ 27 February 2009

BBC News (Scotland) - Alcohol kills twice as many men The number of men dying from alcohol misuse in Scotland each year is double the rate for women, a new study claims. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/uk_news/scotland/7902306.stm    guardian.co.uk (UK) - Alcohol and young people: what's the attraction? This statistic comes from a recent glut of research into how much alcohol young people consume, when they do it and where they're getting it from. But do we know enough about why they drink? http://www.guardian.co.uk/alcoholandyoungpeople/young-people... Full Story


Alcohol, Public Order and Crime

Between 1998 and 2003, physical assaults increased by 71% (excludes domestic violence and sexual assault)    In 2006, 37,100 adults were physically assaulted, resulting in 15,600 being injured    Just over half (53%) of those assaults were reported to the Gardai    Between 1998 and 2006, the number of assaults, which occurred near the victim's home almost doubled (from 4.9% to 9.1%)    Four out of ten (41.5%) women say they would feel unsafe or very unsafe walking alone in... Full Story


Alcohol, Public Order and Crime

Between 1998 and 2003, physical assaults increased by 71% (excludes domestic violence and sexual assault)    In 2006, 37,100 adults were physically assaulted, resulting in 15,600 being injured    Just over half (53%) of those assaults were reported to the Gardai    Between 1998 and 2006, the number of assaults, which occurred near the victim ’s home almost doubled (from 4.9% to 9.1%)    Four out of ten (41.5%) women say they would feel unsafe or very unsafe walking alone in... Full Story


Real cost of cheap drink this Christmas

Real cost of cheap drink this Christmas – families could end up paying the price 83c beer- same price as bar of chocolate Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol related issues, today warned that families could end up paying the price for cheap Christmas drink - with a bottle of beer in one leading supermarket selling for 83c, the same price as a bar of chocolate.   Alcohol Action Ireland CEO Fiona Ryan said: “There are significant reductions in... Full Story


Real cost of cheap drink this Christmas

Real cost of cheap drink this Christmas  – families could end up paying the price 83c beer- same price as bar of chocolate Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol related issues, today warned that families could end up paying the price for cheap Christmas drink - with a bottle of beer in one leading supermarket selling for 83c, the same price as a bar of chocolate.   Alcohol Action Ireland CEO Fiona Ryan said:  “There are significant reductions in... 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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