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