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Launch of a new report on the Proposed Sale of Alcohol Bill: An analysis of children’s rights impacts

Alcohol Forum Ireland (AFI), Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network (ICAAN) & Assistant Professor, Dr Ollie Bartlett, Maynooth University launched new report on the Proposed Sale of Alcohol Bill claiming it could pose ‘enormous’ risks to Children’s Rights in Ireland. Assistant Professor, Dr Ollie Bartett has analysed Ireland’s Sale of Alcohol Bill in a report […]

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PRESS STATEMENT: The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network & Alcohol Forum Ireland we welcome Oireachtas Committee’s recommendation that Child Protection be considered in the Sale of Alcohol Bill

The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network and Alcohol Forum Ireland have today welcomed the Joint Committee on Justice Report on Pre-Legislative Scrutiny of the General Scheme of the Sale of Alcohol Bill 2022.      While the report is expansive, running to 195 pages, ICAAN have welcomed some of the key recommendations therein.   Speaking earlier today,

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SIGN THE PETITION : Demand that Drinkaware cease all education-based activities in Irish Schools.

Click here, Sign, Share our Petition Dear all The Irish Community Action on Alcohol Network (ICAAN), together with Alcohol Forum Ireland, has created a petition calling on Drinkaware to cease all education-based activities with Irish Schools.    This week, the HSE, the Department of Health and most recently the Taoiseach have all indicated their position that

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Time to end the stigma & have a national conversation on Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

ENDpae & Alcohol Forum Ireland Call for Action This September, in the shadow of some very worrying international reports placing Ireland in the top three countries for Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder; Alcohol Forum Ireland together with ENDpae are calling on people across Ireland to end the silence and shame and begin to talk openly and

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E-Learning Module – Alcohol Related Brain Injury (ARBI)

Today is World Brain Day 2022 “Brain Health for All” & Alcohol Forum Ireland are delighted to announce: a 40 minute e-learning module on Alcohol-Related Brain Injury is now available on HSELAND for all HSE staff and section 38 and 39 organisations. Alcohol-Related Brain Injury Alcohol-Related Brain Injury is a form of Acquired Brain Injury

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Monaghan and Cavan Youth Substance Support (MaCYSS) Launches:

New Online Training Resource MaCYSS launch their new online training resource on Wednesday June 8th at 2pm Inviting people along to a launch, meet and greet event in their new office and therapeutic space in Cootehill.   If you would like to come along, please confirm your attendance via email to macyss@alcoholforum.org Speaker Niamh McDaid (Development

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“Building A SAFER Donegal” Launched today 24th May 2022

Report: Alcohol Consumption & Attitudes to Evidence Based Alcohol Policy in Donegal The Alcohol Forum Ireland would like to thank Atlantic Technology University Donegal (formerly Letterkenny Institute of Technology) for facilitating access to students in the Donegal Region, and in particular, Dr Anne Burke, Paul Lynch, Paul Hannigan and Siobhan Howe. And Thank you to

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Alcohol Industry & Public Health – Letter to the Irish Times

Letter to the Irish Times Sir, – I refer to the letter from the alcohol industry-funded Drinkaware (“Assessing alcohol data is a complex task”, May 16th). The letter is typical of the strategy of undermining or diverting attention away from effective public health measures which 30 years of global evidence clearly support. Significant omissions relate

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