Cancer Prevention Factsheet
A factsheet from the National Cancer Control Programme on alcohol and cancer.
Alcohol - The Irish Situation
An updated (November 2016) fact sheet on alcohol in Ireland from the Health Research Board.
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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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.
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
Ireland’s Public Health Bill crucial to reduce alcohol harm
Royal College of Physicians of Ireland, Dublin 2, Ireland;
Chair of Alcohol Health Alliance Ireland, Dublin, Ireland;
and Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Ireland.
Published online November 2, 2017
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Marketing alcohol – children under…
Every day children and young people are continuously exposed to positive, risk-free images of alcohol and its use
Alcohol, suicide and mental health
Alcohol can contribute to the development of mental health problems as well as exacerbating pre-existing mental health difficulties
Alcohol, children and young people
Alcohol use is a serious risk to children and young people’s health and well-being
Alcohol and pregnancy
It is in a child’s best interests for a prospective mother not to drink alcohol while pregnant
Alcohol and driving
Even in small amounts, alcohol impairs driving ability - any amount of alcohol increases the risk of involvement in a fatal crash