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Cheap drinks promotions criticised ahead of Leaving Cert results

Numerous venues across the State advertising drinks at €2 for young students

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Parents are encouraged to help their children make the Leaving Certificate results celebrations memorable for the right reasons

Alcohol Action Ireland, a national charity working to reduce alcohol harm, is encouraging parents to talk to their children about the risks associated with alcohol ahead of the release of the Leaving Certificate results on Wednesday.

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Surge in Irish women with liver disease caused by alcohol

Young Irish women have shown the biggest increase.

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Alcohol a direct cause of seven forms of cancer, study finds

No ‘safe level’ of drinking and supposed health benefits of alcohol ‘irrelevant’

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Hidden Harm: the impact of parental alcohol misuse

The wide range of harms that are caused to children, as a result parental alcohol misuse, is known as ‘Hidden Harm’, as the harm is often not publicly visible.

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