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#Public Health Alcohol Bill

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 11 January, 2021

You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today
# New Law
# New Law

You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today

Jan 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 34,519 Views 55 Comments

The enactment of another provision from the Public Health Alcohol Bill 2018 follows the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain” in November.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely
# Alcohol Bill
# Alcohol Bill

Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely

Oct 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 19,543 Views 36 Comments

A minister has said it would risk “undermining the effectiveness” of minimum pricing if it’s not implemented at the same as Northern Ireland.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar
# Minimum Pricing
# Minimum Pricing

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar

Dec 18th 2019, 8:19 AM 17,806 Views 61 Comments

The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 4 November, 2019

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time
# Banned
# Banned

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Nov 4th 2019, 6:00 AM 12,552 Views 23 Comments

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions

Feb 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 21,251 Views 42 Comments

Laws prohibiting the advertising of alcohol within 200 metres of schools will come into effect later this year.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

Nov 11th 2018, 8:00 AM 805 Views 0 Comments

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 8 November, 2018

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment
# Food And Drink
# Food And Drink

Heineken warned that new alcohol laws will make Ireland ‘less attractive’ for foreign investment

Nov 8th 2018, 5:21 PM 1,528 Views 1 Comment

The beer giant lobbied the Health Minister before the controversial bill was passed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 5 November, 2018

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year
# PROHIBITED
# PROHIBITED

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year

Nov 5th 2018, 12:01 AM 9,083 Views 40 Comments

From 12 November 2019, ads for alcohol in the cinema will also be banned except for over 18s movies.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 3 October, 2018

After 1,000 days of debate, the government's landmark alcohol legislation has been passed
# Finally Made It
# Finally Made It

After 1,000 days of debate, the government's landmark alcohol legislation has been passed

Oct 3rd 2018, 9:19 PM 35,837 Views 82 Comments

The bill, first introduced in 2015, passed through the Dáil this evening.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

Sep 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,353 Views 32 Comments

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Monday 24 September, 2018

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Decision to not include cancer warnings on alcohol products an 'insult to those who have suffered from cancer'

Sep 24th 2018, 8:56 PM 16,260 Views 54 Comments

Senator Frances Black was reacting to the news that cancer warning labels are expected to be dropped from the Alcohol Bill.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 21 September, 2018

Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products
# New Alcohol Laws
# New Alcohol Laws

Irish Cancer Society urges minister not to drop proposed cancer warning labels on alcohol products

Sep 21st 2018, 5:20 PM 14,174 Views 34 Comments

Political parties are under pressure to weaken some aspects of the legislation.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 21 December, 2017

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?
# Advertising
# Advertising

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

Dec 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 21,099 Views 45 Comments

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol
# Minimum Pricing
# Minimum Pricing

Ireland must wait for the North before banning the sale of cheap alcohol

Nov 14th 2017, 6:01 AM 16,299 Views 40 Comments

Simon Harris says he won’t be “holding off on it forever”.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Here's what the minimum price for booze will be under new alcohol rules

Nov 9th 2017, 3:33 PM 58,675 Views 145 Comments

A 500 ml can of Dutch Gold will cost €1.58.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?

Sep 27th 2017, 6:30 AM 27,316 Views 75 Comments

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill restricts ads so they are less likely to glamorise our relationship with alcohol.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill
# Booze
# Booze

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 25,424 Views 72 Comments

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 6 July, 2017

'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Lobbyists are lining up to kill the Alcohol Bill'

Jul 6th 2017, 10:57 AM 12,130 Views 121 Comments

Senator Frances Black finds it ‘disheartening’ to watch legislation picked apart that she believes will protect families all over Ireland.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

'From Puck Fair to the Cork Jazz, our festivals are dependent on the drinks industry'

Jul 4th 2017, 6:15 AM 4,755 Views 44 Comments

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill will jeopardise the partnerships that make cultural events possible, writes Patricia Callan.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 19 February, 2017

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?
# Drinking Kills
# Drinking Kills

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

Feb 19th 2017, 12:05 AM 17,318 Views 68 Comments

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Sunday 12 February, 2017

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket

Feb 12th 2017, 9:30 PM 59,324 Views 113 Comments

Each unit of alcohol will be required to cost €1 under the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Thursday 17 November, 2016

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol
# Showdown
# Showdown

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Nov 17th 2016, 5:31 PM 19,473 Views 50 Comments

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 8 January, 2016

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences
# Off Limits
# Off Limits

New laws on the way to curb the spread of pubs and off licences

Jan 8th 2016, 3:00 PM 21,373 Views 59 Comments

Frances Fitzgerald and planning minister Paudie Coffey have agreed a proposal to grant new veto-on-development powers to city and county councils.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Friday 30 January, 2015

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it
# Drinking
# Drinking

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

Jan 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 772 Views 61 Comments

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

# public-health-alcohol-bill - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White
# Drink
# Drink

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,236 Views 25 Comments

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.