Wed 13 Nov

Alcohol Action Ireland marked the introduction of the first measures from the Public Health (Alcohol) Act by hosting a Public Health symposium

The event held at Dublin’s Mansion House was organised to highlight the strategies and approaches used by dominant vested interests across Europe who market unhealthy commodities such as alcohol, processed food and drink, and tobacco and exert influence to impede...


Fri 08 Nov

AAI submission to WHO consultation published

The Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol, negotiated and agreed by WHO Member States in 2010 (Resolution WHA63.13), represents international consensus that reducing the harmful use of alcohol and its associated health and social burden is a...


Thu 24 Oct

Majority of alcohol harm in Ireland arises from low- and moderate-risk drinkers prone to binge drinking, study finds

The majority of alcohol consumption and related harms in the Irish population are accounted for by low- and moderate-risk drinkers, and specifically by those who engage in heavy episodic drinking, new research from the Health Research Board (HRB) has found....

Strategy Submission to DCYA

Submission to the Department of Children and Youth Affairs Statement of Strategy, 2020-2022.

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Alcohol Action Ireland Pre-Budget Submission 2020

This Pre-Budget submission seeks to advise the Minister’s consideration of Budget 2020 on four important
matters: alcohol products tax; state subsidies to the alcohol industry; establishment of social responsibility levy on Off-Trade alcohol sales and the introduction of Minimum unit pricing for alcohol products.

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2019 Annual Price Survey

The Market review and Price survey was carried out in two Dublin locations: city centre and north county; one regional city: Sligo, and one town: Longford, by Alcohol Action Ireland between 24 -26 July 2019.

A range of convenience stores and supermarkets were surveyed: Aldi, Centra, Dunnes, Lidl, Spar, Supervalu and Tesco.

As well as the retail price, the survey shows the price per standard drink (10 grams of alcohol) contained in the product, to illustrate how much it costs for a woman and man to reach a low-risk drinking guideline limit, if purchasing the cheapest alcohol products for sale in the off-trade.

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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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A review of 2014 RTC fatalities with a positive toxicology for alcohol

The preliminary findings of this report, which examined the toxicology reports of those killed in road crashes in 2014, has revealed that 31% of people killed had alcohol in their system at the time of their deaths.

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