independent advocate reducing alcohol harm

Don’t blame kids — getting access to alcohol “not a problem” for teens

Don't blame kids – getting access to alcohol “not a problem” for teens: commence test purchasing as a matter of urgency “Junior Cert celebrations just a more hyped version of the reality of teen drinking pattern – three out of five teens have binged on alcohol in previous month - 86% of teenagers said getting beer or spirits easy” On the day 54,000 Junior Cert students were due to celebrate results, Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues,... Full Story


Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day 9th September 2008

Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Day 9th September 2008 “Put pregnancy drink risk ’health warning' label on alcoholic drinks”   Women have the right to know how their health and their children's health is being affected – two thirds of women still drinking during pregnancy Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today called on the Government to put health warning labels on alcoholic drinks as part of an overall awareness initiative on the risks of drinking during pregnancy. Alcohol... Full Story


€600 million more spent on alcohol than food — are we ready to pay the price?

€600 million more spent on alcohol than food – are we ready to pay the price? Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today described findings that Ireland spends more €7.1 billion* on alcohol – €600 million more than food - as “disturbing”. Alcohol Action Ireland CEO Fiona Ryan said: “These figures basically show that when it comes to spending power – alcohol wins over food every time. The question is - are we ready to pay the... Full Story


Children and young people still exposed to alcohol as if it were ‘milk’

Children and young people still exposed to alcohol as if it were ’milk' – new drink sales law is missed opportunity Alcohol Action Ireland, the national charity for alcohol-related issues, today welcomed new restrictions on alcohol sales but said the law did not go far enough with children and young people still being exposed to alcohol in shops and supermarkets as if it were an “ordinary product” like milk or fruit juice.       Alcohol Action Ireland Director Fiona Ryan said: “While... Full Story


Latest Reports

AAI IrelandThinks
AAI IrelandThinks
AAI_IrelandThinks.pdf
Version: Final
625.3 KiB
0 Downloads
Details
EndTheSilence infographics
EndTheSilence infographics
EndTheSilence_infographics.pdf
Version: Final
18.6 MiB
0 Downloads
Details
EndTheSilence Factsheet
EndTheSilence Factsheet
EndTheSilence-factsheet_2.pdf
Version: Final
435.1 KiB
0 Downloads
Details
1 2 3 69