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# alcoholic - Thursday 21 May, 2020

'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'
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'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'

May 21st 2020, 7:00 AM 13,863 Views 11 Comments

An extract from the award-winning book, ‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’.

# alcoholic - Saturday 1 February, 2020

'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'
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'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'

Feb 1st 2020, 7:15 AM 8,824 Views 1 Comment

Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.

# alcoholic - Saturday 30 November, 2019

'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic'
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'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic'

Nov 30th 2019, 8:00 AM 49,371 Views 6 Comments

In a wide-ranging conversation, former Ireland U21 international Kieron Brady discusses his life before and after football.

# alcoholic - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

No jail for dad who kicked teen daughter in face after she confronted him about his drinking
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No jail for dad who kicked teen daughter in face after she confronted him about his drinking

Nov 29th 2017, 3:55 PM 25,729 Views 14 Comments

The man also punched the child in the face in front of gardaí.

# alcoholic - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity
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Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:55 PM 9,606 Views 48 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.

# alcoholic - Saturday 23 November, 2013

Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets
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Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets

Nov 23rd 2013, 8:31 PM 34,086 Views 132 Comments

Scheme targets anti-social behaviour of groups of alcoholics in main park – but is it successful?

# alcoholic - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
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Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?

Apr 13th 2013, 7:00 PM 55 Views 44 Comments

As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.

# alcoholic - Monday 18 March, 2013

Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'
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Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'

Mar 18th 2013, 2:11 PM 13,998 Views 79 Comments

Today the Alcohol Forum launched Ireland’s first National Alcohol Awareness Week.

# alcoholic - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week
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Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week

Feb 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,013 Views 20 Comments

The Alcohol Forum said there is evidence that communities have a major role to play in starting a process of mindset and culture change.

# alcoholic - Tuesday 18 December, 2012

New Amy Winehouse inquest to be held next month
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New Amy Winehouse inquest to be held next month

Dec 18th 2012, 10:24 AM 4,346 Views 17 Comments

An investigation revealed the coroner in the inquest did not have the requisite experience for the role.

# alcoholic - Sunday 2 December, 2012

Government failure to tackle alcohol abuse had "devastating" impact on society - health specialist
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Government failure to tackle alcohol abuse had "devastating" impact on society - health specialist

Dec 2nd 2012, 7:30 AM 5,783 Views 59 Comments

Dr Declan Bedford said we need a national strategy that should include minimum pricing in Ireland to control alcohol sales at discount prices.

# alcoholic - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

The 17 jobs where you're most likely to become an alcoholic
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The 17 jobs where you're most likely to become an alcoholic

Oct 26th 2011, 8:32 PM 9,519 Views 22 Comments

Business Insider sorted through 11 million US death certificates – and found the professions most likely to die of alcoholism.