Wed 27 May

Any financial support to national sporting bodies must come with a commitment to ending alcohol sponsorship of sport.

Call for Federation of Irish Sport and Sport Ireland to take this ‘once in a generation opportunity’ that can reinforce the benefits of sport and physical activity in our lives, our economy and society as a whole. Alcohol Action Ireland...


Fri 22 May

We have to talk about the trauma to our children

There has been much talk of the issues arising from Covid-19 and the measures we are collectively taking to mitigate its impact. Of particular concern to Alcohol Action Ireland are the likely 200,000 children confined in homes where parental alcohol...


Tue 12 May

AAI | MHI – call for investment in trauma-informed services to support COVID-19 recovery

As a nation, Ireland has shown great resilience and solidarity in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. As we look forward to COVID recovery, our schools, workplaces and communities will need to adjust to the new shape of society and...

Further feedback on the regulation of harmful online content

By way of follow-on to our submission to the 2019 Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment’s consultation on the views of the public and all stakeholders on how Ireland should introduce legislation for the regulation of harmful online content at a national level (strand 1) and the implementation of the revised AVMSD (Strands 2-4), and the subsequent publication of the the general scheme of the Online Safety and Media Regulation Bill, to protect children online (January 2020), which awaits further consideration and scrutiny – Alcohol Action Ireland wish to provide feedback in advance of stakeholder workshops to follow in the coming months.

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Industry’s capture of political leadership: how can advocacy for alcohol control breakthrough?

This paper was first presented at the Sixth Global Alcohol Policy Conference in Dublin, Ireland. March 9-11, 2020 by Eunan McKinney, Head Communications and Advocacy, Alcohol Action Ireland.

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AAI_Silent Voices response to Draft Primary Curriculum Framework

Alcohol Action Ireland (Silent Voices) response to the National Council for Curriculum and Assessment's Draft Primary Curriculum Framework.

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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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Cancer Prevention Factsheet

A factsheet from the National Cancer Control Programme on alcohol and cancer.

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Alcohol - The Irish Situation

An updated (November 2016) fact sheet on alcohol in Ireland from the Health Research Board.

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