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Alcohol & breast cancer: an avoidable risk

Include information/health warnings on all packaged alcohol Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, again called on the Government to act on overdue legislation and put information/health warning labels on all packaged alcohol. Speaking on Europa Donna Breast Health Day (15th October 2009), Acting Director Cliona Murphy said:  “Consumers have the right to be made aware of the relationship between alcohol use and the risks to health.  “For instance, there is an undeniable link between alcohol and breast... Full Story


HSE National Office of Suicide Prevention: Youth mental health adverts

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues welcomes the launch today by the National Office of Suicide Prevention of its new youth mental health awareness TV advert and echoes its message to ’let someone know' about your worries.    Alcohol Action Ireland's Acting Director Cliona Murphy said: “We fully support the message to let someone know. We want to use this advert as an opportunity to highlight the effect that alcohol can have on a person's mental health.... Full Story


HSE National Office of Suicide Prevention: Youth mental health adverts

Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues welcomes the launch today by the National Office of Suicide Prevention of its new youth mental health awareness TV advert and echoes its message to  ‘let someone know ’ about your worries.    Alcohol Action Ireland ’s Acting Director Cliona Murphy said:  “We fully support the message to let someone know. We want to use this advert as an opportunity to highlight the effect that alcohol can have on a person ’s mental health.... Full Story


Save lives — lower alcohol level for drivers

Reduce drink drive limit for motorists Introduce compulsory alcohol testing of all drivers in road collisions Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has called on the Government to fully support legislation due before the Oireachtas during Irish Road Safety Awareness Week, lowering the drink-drive limit to 50mgs of alcohol per 100mls of blood, from its current level of 80mgs. Speaking at the beginning of Irish Road Safety Week, Alcohol Action Ireland's Acting Director Cliona Murphy stressed the... Full Story


Save lives – lower alcohol level for drivers

Reduce drink drive limit for motorists Introduce compulsory alcohol testing of all drivers in road collisions Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, has called on the Government to fully support legislation due before the Oireachtas during Irish Road Safety Awareness Week, lowering the drink-drive limit to 50mgs of alcohol per 100mls of blood, from its current level of 80mgs. Speaking at the beginning of Irish Road Safety Week, Alcohol Action Ireland's Acting Director Cliona Murphy stressed the... Full Story


Alcohol marketing and consumption: A review of the scientific evidence

Pat Kenny from the  DIT School of Marketing speaks on the issue of alcohol industry marketing at Alcohol Action Ireland's AGM To view  his presentation, click on the following link: Pat Kenny AGM Presentation


Alcohol marketing and consumption: A review of the scientific evidence

Pat Kenny from the  DIT School of Marketing speaks on the issue of alcohol industry marketing at Alcohol Action Ireland's AGM To view  his presentation, click on the following link: Pat Kenny AGM Presentation


Alcohol ‘risk factor’ for suicide – time to move on ‘overdue’ legislation, says charity

For Immediate Release: World Suicide Prevention Day September 10th, 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland - the national charity for alcohol-related issues - is calling on the Government to act on overdue legislation such as the Sale of Alcohol Bill in order to reduce young people's access to alcohol as well as introducing a minimum price "floor" so that alcohol cannot be sold at cut price.   Speaking on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, Alcohol Action Ireland Director Cliona Murphy said:... Full Story


Alcohol ‘risk factor’ for suicide – time to move on ‘overdue’ legislation, says charity

For Immediate Release: World Suicide Prevention Day September 10th, 2009 Alcohol Action Ireland - the national charity for alcohol-related issues - is calling on the Government to act on overdue legislation such as the Sale of Alcohol Bill in order to reduce young people's access to alcohol as well as introducing a minimum price "floor" so that alcohol cannot be sold at cut price.   Speaking on the eve of World Suicide Prevention Day, Alcohol Action Ireland Director Cliona Murphy said:... Full Story


09.09.09 — Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day

For Immediate Release: Alcohol Action Ireland                              8 September 2008    Government should move on overdue alcohol information/warning labels    60% of Irish women continue to drink during pregnancy –   figure “desperately worrying”    Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today called on the government to act on overdue legislation and put information/warning labels on alcohol as Irish doctors told a top EU experts conference that six out of ten Irish women continue to drink during their... Full Story


Latest Reports

Alcohol Action Ireland Annual Accounts

Alcohol Action Ireland
Report and Financial Statements for the year ended
31 December 2018

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Alcohol Action Ireland Annual Accounts 2017

Audited accounts for the ending 31 December 2017

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Submission to TRIS Notification 2018/22/IRL

This is Alcohol Action Ireland's submission to the EU Commission's TRIS notification process: 2018/22/IRL, commenced to examine aspects of the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill, 2015.

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