Mon 03 Feb

Alcohol Action publish overview of political parties’ Election 2020 commitments to tackle alcohol harms

Five main parties renew their commitment to the full implementation of the Public Health (Alcohol) Act including Minimum Unit Pricing. Six parties outline commitment to other initiatives with public health alcohol policy. Alcohol Action today (Monday, 2nd Feb) published an...


Thu 23 Jan

Alcohol Action Ireland publish key demands for Election 2020

Alcohol Action Ireland today (Thursday 23 Jan) launched its Election 2020 manifesto calling for a new government to advance the measures within the Public Health Alcohol Act and to prioritise a set of strategic actions to address the enormous social...


Fri 10 Jan

Agreement to restore Northern Ireland Executive provides new opportunity for the implementation of Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol products.

Agreement to restore Northern Ireland Executive provides new opportunity for the implementation of Minimum Unit Pricing for alcohol products. A new Strategic Plan on Alcohol features within ‘Priorities of the Restored Executive’ for Northern Ireland   Alcohol Action Ireland welcome...

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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Annual Review 2018

Alcohol Action Ireland Annual Review 2018.

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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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