Mon 15 Feb

International Children of Alcoholics Week

This week  (14 – 20 February 2021) is International Children of Alcoholics week (#COAWeek2021), founded and organised by UK charity NACOA (National Association for Children of Alcoholics). The annual campaign raises awareness about how people are affected by their parent's...


Wed 03 Feb

EU ‘Beating Cancer’ plan paves way for Ireland’s labelling of alcohol

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm today (Wed 3rd Feb), welcomed the publication by the EU Commission of its ‘Beating Cancer’ strategy. This bold and innovative step signals real intent by the Commission to drive...


Tue 02 Feb

The ‘lethal interaction’ of alcohol and COVID-19

Alcohol consumption and how it interacts with COVID-19 across a range of individual and societal dimensions represent a “major public health challenge”, a comprehensive new report on the topic has found. The report “Alcohol and the coronavirus pandemic: individual, societal and...

Submission to NightTime Economy Taskforce Consultation

Alcohol Action Ireland, the independent advocate for reducing alcohol harms, welcomes the opportunity to contribute to the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media Night-time Economy Stakeholder Consultation Process. November 2020

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Submission on DCEDI&Y Strategy

Submission to the Department of Children, Equality, Disability, Integration and Youth regarding its Statement of Strategy for the period 2021-2023

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Submission to the draft General Comment on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment

Alcohol Action Ireland submission to the draft General Comment on children’s rights in relation to the digital environment as developed by the United Nations Committee on the Rights of the Child

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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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