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Urgent action needed to tackle alcohol abuse by Irish youth- Aylward

Liam Aylward, MEP has called on the European Commission to do more to educate and raise awareness among young people concerning the impact of harmful alcohol consumption.

Happy, healthy holidays

This time of year, many festivities involve alcohol. And with social events sometimes around every corner, it's easy to let our alcohol consumption increase. January is a common time of year for people to report recently increased amounts of alcohol consumption together with renewed (or new) resolutions to cut back on drinking.

Recession could lead to increased boozing

The economic recession could lead to higher levels of alcohol consumption by some Irish people as “cocooning”, or home drinking, grows in popularity. This is one of the key findings of an extensive research project undertaken for MEAS, the alcohol social responsibility organisation, on the drinking culture of 18 to 29-year- olds in this country.

Drinking it all in...

Maybe it’s just that I’m getting older, but there seem to be a lot of young ones out drinking these days.

Drinking it all in...

Maybe it’s just that I’m getting older, but there seem to be a lot of young ones out drinking these days.

Society’s problems not just the young

Anyone who logged on to the discussion board on www.castlebar.ie this week will have seen a lengthy discussion on events in Castlebar last Friday night surrounding a Junior Cert disco, when hundreds of teenagers from across the region converged on Castlebar. Anyone who was around the town that night couldn’t fail to notice the large numbers that were out and about, some of them were very drunk, but plenty more were as sober as the day they were born.

We binge but we think we’re healthy, study shows

The results of the Galway health and well-being survey has highlighted that despite high levels of binge drinking Galway citizens rate their general health very well.

Funding for Aislinn Centre required more than ever

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Having read the personal accounts of young people who have recovered from addiction at the Aislinn Centre, it would break the hardest of hearts to think that the lack of funding might jeopardise the programmes that they provide.

Below cost sale of alcohol resulting in anti-social behaviour

Underage drinking and the anti-social behaviour attached to it is a direct result of under-cost selling of alcohol in supermarkets.

 

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