Mon 18 Jan

Latest case reports from Child Care Law Reporting Project highlights growing impact of alcohol harm

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, today (Monday, 18th January) noted the publication of the Child Care Law Reporting Project latest report, which documents 48 recent cases of child neglect. The Child Care Law Reporting Project...


Fri 08 Jan

Alcohol Action Ireland welcomes ending of promotions that incentivise alcohol use

Alcohol Action Ireland - the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, today (Friday, 8thJanuary) welcomes the legal commencement of Section 23 of the Public Health Alcohol Act. From Monday, 11thJanuary these regulations will apply to some promotions that incentivise...


Thu 17 Dec

Soaring alcohol sales demands better protection for children this Christmas

Reflecting on the latest round of trade data on off-trade alcohol sales, Alcohol Action - the national independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, today (Thursday, 16th Dec) urged everyone who drinks to re-think the harm persistent use of alcohol has...

Alcohol and Getting Older: Ageing Well

Information about alcohol and getting older is available in Alcohol Action Ireland’s leaflet, Alcohol and Getting Older: Ageing Well?

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A Family Affair? Supporting children living with parental substance misuse.

The key findings and proceedings of the first national conference in Ireland addressing the impact of parental substance misuse on children are summarised in the conference report, A Family Affair? Supporting children living with parental substance misuse.

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Global status report on alcohol and health

The average amount drunk in Ireland is 15th highest worldwide. Figures published by the World Health Organisation (Ireland report- Global status report on alcohol and health (WHO, 2011) disclose that the average Irish person drinks more 14.4 litres of pure alcohol a year - higher than the European average

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Alcohol in Ireland, Tackling the Financial Hangover: Pre Budget Submission 2011

The case for minimum pricing details how alcohol-related damage is costing each Irish taxpayer €3,318 a year in alcohol-related health and crime costs and puts forward evidence-based policy solutions that will help reduce the levels of alcohol-related harm in the country

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Alcohol In Ireland, Finding The Right Measure: Pre Budget Submission 2012

This submission details how cheap alcohol costs an estimated €3.7 billion a year and outlines two key policy actions that can reduce these costs

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Minimum Pricing Fact Sheet

Getting The Facts Right on Minimum Pricing is a fact sheet from Alcohol Action Ireland answering all the key questions about minimum pricing

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