Public Awareness

  • Website -  901 unique visitors and update of news section weekly
  • Local media - 19 local media articles and radio pieces generated via the Galway Alcohol Forum
  • Key document produced and circulated: ‘Research evidence to prevent alcohol-related harm: What communities can do in Ireland (Hope, 2015)’
  • Provided information and learning on developing an alcohol strategy to interested parties

Policy Development

  • Linked with national organisations (HSE, Department of Health, Healthy Ireland, Alcohol Action Ireland, Alcohol Forum and Irish College of General Practitioners (ICGP))
  • Two policy workshops were delivered to support community, voluntary and sporting organisations to develop alcohol policies
  • Submission made to Galway City Local Economic and Community Plan (LECP)

Protecting Children & Young People

  • Presentation in relation to the prevention and reduction of alcohol related harm delivered to Galway  Youth Worker Forum