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Saturday 21 July, 2012

Column: Ad bans and price increases won’t tackle Ireland’s alcohol problem

Proposals to crackdown on alcohol advertising and potential introduce minimum prices do nothing to address the core issues at the heart of alcohol dependency, writes John Mallon.

Friday 4 May, 2012

Column: Smoking ban in public places ‘a departure from tolerance and democracy’

With Health Minister James Reilly considering proposals to extend the smoking ban to areas like parks and beaches, John Mallon argues that this could be just the start.