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...

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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Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm and cost

An infographic sheet from the Health Research Board (HRB) summarising some of the key findings from its report, 'Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response'.

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Alcohol in Ireland: consumption, harm, cost and policy response

Health Research Board (HRB) Overview Series 10: This newly compiled data from the hospital in-patient reporting system confirms the huge impact of alcohol consumption on our health system. This detailed HRB report examines national findings on the patterns and effects of alcohol consumption and how it is impacting us as individuals and as a society.

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Fatal Collisions 2008 - 2012: Alcohol as a Factor

A new report from the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has revealed that between 2008 and 2012, alcohol was a contributory factor in 38% of all fatal collisions. The report, the third and largest in a series of landmark reports analysed An Garda Síochána Forensic Fatal Collision Investigation files in order to identify the main contributory factors in collisions.

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