Breast Cancer Awareness Month 2021

Breast cancer is something that can affect us all. It is the third most diagnosed form of cancer in Ireland overall, and the second most diagnosed cancer for women. We are spending this Breast Cancer Awareness Month raising awareness about the HSE…

Charity Impact Awards 2021

Drinkaware has entered the Charity Impacts Awards 2021! Voting is open to the public and you can vote for us here. At Drinkaware, we believe in our mission to reduce and prevent the misuse of alcohol in Ireland and delay…

Why talking to your teen about alcohol matters!

Why does talking to your teen about alcohol matter? Research confirms the role of the family and parents as the most important influence on children’s expectations, attitudes, and up to a certain age, behaviours relating to alcohol use.1 Even at an early age,…

Interview with John O’Mahony from Behaviour & Attitudes  

It was great to speak with John O’ Mahony, Director in Behaviours and Attitudes, following his keynote presentation in Drinkaware’s Summer 2021 research briefing that took place on Wednesday 14th July: “A year on – Drinking behaviours and attitudes in Ireland in the context…

Drinkaware publishes 2020 Annual Report & and Financial Statements

Drinkaware publishes the 2020 Annual Report and Financial Statements. 2020 was a busy year for our small but dedicated team. In 2019 Drinkaware challenged Ireland’s social norms and stereotypes regarding alcohol. In 2020 we witnessed measurable in-roads regarding the rewriting of…

Public demand for the facts regarding alcohol soared in 2020

More than half a million people turned to Drinkaware for information and advice as its Annual Report shows positive progress but cautions more collaboration is needed Drinkaware today revealed that, in a year where more people than ever want to…

Why Junior Cycle School Alcohol Education matters!

Why does Junior Cycle School Alcohol Education matter? The Department of Education sees its mission as, “To facilitate children and young people, through learning, to achieve their full potential and contribute to Ireland’s social, economic and cultural development.”1 Underage drinking acts as…