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Children and young people still exposed to alcohol as if it were ‘milk’

Children and young people still exposed to alcohol as if it were  ‘milk ’  – new drink sales law is missed opportunity Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today welcomed new restrictions on alcohol sales but said the law did not go far enough with children and young people still being exposed to alcohol in shops and supermarkets as if it were an  “ordinary product ” like milk or fruit juice.       Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan said:  “While... Full Story


Speaker Presentations – Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People conference

   Dr Evelyn Gillan, head of Alcohol Focus Scotland and minimum price campaigner: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference presentation Professor Gerard Hastings, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing at Sterling University, Scotland: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference presentation James Doorley, co-ordinator of the Ballymun Local Drugs Taskforce: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference... Full Story


Speaker Presentations – Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People conference

   Dr Evelyn Gillan, head of Alcohol Focus Scotland and minimum price campaigner: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference presentation Professor Gerard Hastings, Director of the Institute for Social Marketing at Sterling University, Scotland: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference presentation James Doorley, co-ordinator of the Ballymun Local Drugs Taskforce: Have We Bottled It? Alcohol Marketing and Young People - Alcohol Action Ireland conference... Full Story


Latest Reports

PreBudget Submission 2018

Pre Budget submission to the Department of Finance August 2018

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Ireland Thinks Poll - Attitudes To Alcohol

Ireland Thinks poll, commissioned by Alcohol Health Alliance, conducted June 12th to June 16th 2017.

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HBSC Ireland 2014 : Alcohol and cannabis use in school-children in Ireland (updated)

The Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) study is a cross-national research study conducted in collaboration with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and runs on a four-year cycle. In 2014, Ireland participated for the fifth time in the HBSC study (www.nuigalway.ie/hbsc). The study included 13,611 school-children from 3rd class in primary school to 5th year in post-primary school. Collectively, 230 primary and post-primary schools across Ireland participated in this study.

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