Mon 28 Sep

Ireland can’t wait any longer for the North – it must lead.  

Public health demands commencement of minimum unit pricing must proceed.  Public health alcohol policy, framed by the Public Health Alcohol Act, enacted minimum pricing for alcohol products as a proven measure to reduce alcohol use especially amongst the most hazardous...


Thu 17 Sep

Alcohol Action call for rational approach to alcohol excise duties in Pre-Budget submission

UK’s post Brexit ‘Internal Market Bill’ may limit Northern Ireland’s capacity to introduce Minimum pricing for alcohol products.   Alcohol Action Ireland, the independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, has today (Thursday 17thSeptember) published its Pre-Budget submission in which it...


Tue 08 Sep

Alcohol Action Ireland welcomes the phased, safe re-opening of all pubs.

Alcohol Action Ireland, the independent advocate for reducing alcohol harm, has today (8th September) welcomed the decision by government to signal the phased, safe reopening of all pubs from 21st September. From the early days of the pandemic crisis, Alcohol Action Ireland...

EU 'Beating Cancer Plan'

In Ireland over 900 people are diagnosed with alcohol-related cancers; one in eight female breast cancers are attributable to alcohol, and around 500 people die from these diseases every year, according to the National Cancer Control Programme (NCCP).

This is why the Public Health Alcohol Act, 2018 has a measure to introduce mandatory health warning on all alcohol products sold in Ireland, including a warning informing the public of the direct link between alcohol and fatal cancers.

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An Occasional Newsletter

Many thanks for your interest in Silent Voices – an Alcohol Action Ireland initiative to end the silence of the impact of parental alcohol misuse in Ireland. Welcome to our latest occasional newsletter

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Taking the Lid Off

A resource for families living with addiction and
problematic substance abuse.

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Diageo's 'Stop Out of Control Drinking' Campaign in Ireland: An Analysis

It has been argued that the alcohol industry uses corporate social responsibility activities to influence policy and undermine public health, and that every opportunity should be taken to scrutinise such activities. This study analyses a controversial Diageo-funded ‘responsible drinking’ campaign (“Stop out of Control Drinking”, or SOOCD) in Ireland. The study aims to identify how the campaign and its advisory board members frame and define (i) alcohol-related harms, and their causes, and (ii) possible solutions.

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The Irish European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) Report 2015

This report is based on the 2015 European Schools Project for Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) Survey carried out in Ireland and is the sixth Irish data-collection wave of ESPAD. It is based on data from more than 1,400 Irish students surveyed in 2015. The most important goal of the ESPAD survey is to monitor trends in alcohol and other drug use among 15-16 year-olds and to compare trends between countries and groups of countries. It also provides the opportunity to observe the changes in these trends in Ireland over the six waves in the past 20 years.

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2015 European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) Report

The European School Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD) is a collaborative effort of independent research teams in more than forty European countries and the largest cross-national research project on adolescent substance use in the world.

The overall aim with the project is to repeatedly collect comparable data on substance use among 15-16 year old students in as many European countries as possible.

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