Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm and cost
An infographic sheet from the Health Research Board (HRB) summarising some of the key findings from its report, 'Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response'.
Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response
Health Research Board (HRB) Overview Series 10: This newly compiled data from the hospital in-patient reporting system confirms the huge impact of alcohol consumption on our health system. This detailed HRB report examines national findings on the patterns and effects of alcohol consumption and how it is impacting us as individuals and as a society.
Fatal Collisions 2008 - 2012: Alcohol as a Factor
A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a contributory factor in 38% of all fatal collisions. The report, the third and largest in a series of landmark reports analysed An Garda SÃochÃ¡na Forensic Fatal Collision Investigation files in order to identify the main contributory factors in collisions.
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Pre Budget Submission 2017
Alcohol Action Ireland's Pre-Budget Submission, which recommends that excise duty must continue to be maintained at levels that reflect our significant burden of alcohol harm, as any decrease in excise duty would be of benefit only to those who manufacture, distribute and sell alcohol products, and come directly at the expense of the health, wellbeing and safety of Irish citizens.
Alcohol Price Survey
The following tables contain examples of some of the cheapest alcohol products for sale in supermarkets during a price survey carried out in Dublin city centre by Alcohol Action Ireland in July 2016.
Hidden Harm: The Impact of Parental Alcohol Misuse
An overview on Hidden Harm in Ireland for a briefing held by the Oireachtas Cross Party Group on Alcohol Harm in July 2016.
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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