For over 500 days the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill - a progressive piece of legislation designed to change the culture of drinking in Ireland - has languished in the Oireachtas. This pamphlet seeks to explain why these measures, taken together, will provide a reasonable, pragmatic means to achieving the ambition of this required public health initiative.
June 23, 2017 - 829.1 KiB
European Policy Seminar
Brussels, 7 June 2017
June 15, 2017 - 1.5 MiB
Alcohol Action Ireland is a co-signatory of the open letter to the Members of the European Parliament who seat in the Committee on Culture and Education (CULT), in relation to the ongoing revision of the Audiovisual Media Services Directive (AVMSD).
April 10, 2017 - 293.4 KiB
A new leaflet for men, providing information and advice in relation to their alcohol consumption. This leaflet has been produced by Alcohol Action Ireland in partnership with the Health Service Executive.
April 4, 2017 - 279.0 KiB
A new leaflet for women, providing information and advice in relation to their alcohol consumption. This leaflet has been produced by Alcohol Action Ireland in partnership with the Health Service Executive.
April 4, 2017 - 246.7 KiB
Alcohol Action Ireland's submission on a new National Drugs Strategy. A new National Drugs Strategy is being developed by the Department of Health and will set out Government policy on tackling the drug problem from 2017 onwards. The National Drugs Strategy aims to tackle the harm caused to individuals and our society by the misuse of drugs, including alcohol.
October 18, 2016 - 461.6 KiB
On 2nd March 2016, Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems (SHAAP), Alcohol Focus Scotland and Eurocare, held a joint event in the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh to explore and discuss alcohol policy in Scotland and Ireland. Governments in Scotland and Ireland are pushing forward policies that focus on increasing alcohol price and reducing availability and marketing, in the face of sustained opposition by global alcohol producers.
September 15, 2016 - 1.1 MiB
Alcohol Action Ireland's Pre-Budget Submission, which recommends that excise duty must continue to be maintained at levels that reflect our significant burden of alcohol harm, as any decrease in excise duty would be of benefit only to those who manufacture, distribute and sell alcohol products, and come directly at the expense of the health, wellbeing and safety of Irish citizens.
September 2, 2016 - 819.8 KiB
The following tables contain examples of some of the cheapest alcohol products for sale in supermarkets during a price survey carried out in Dublin city centre by Alcohol Action Ireland in July 2016.
September 1, 2016 - 374.9 KiB
An overview on Hidden Harm in Ireland for a briefing held by the Oireachtas Cross Party Group on Alcohol Harm in July 2016.
July 20, 2016 - 191.4 KiB