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# alcoholic - Thursday 21 May, 2020

From The42 'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic' Book

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

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

# alcoholic - Saturday 1 February, 2020

From The42 'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk' Addiction

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

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

# alcoholic - Saturday 30 November, 2019

From The42 'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic' Interview This post contains videos

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

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

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 Budget 2015 This post contains a poll

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

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

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?

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'

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

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge The 17 jobs where you're most likely to become an alcoholic Dying For A Drink This post contains images

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

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