News & Events

North South Conference on Community Action on Alcohol, November 22nd 2018

This exciting conference will bring together community, voluntary, local government, youth and community sectors, drug and alcohol services and Task Forces, academics and policy makers to present the work of communities in tackling alcohol harm and to explore the...

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‘Hello Sunday Morning’ Road Race 2018

“Hello Sunday Morning” encourages individuals to look at changing the pattern of their drinking by taking a break from alcohol & incentivising that break with goals e.g. taking up running/exercise. Further details can be found at http://www.hellosundaymorning.org/ In 2014 as...

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SRDATF: Voluntary Chairperson

The Southern Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force would like to invite candidates to apply for the position of voluntary Chairperson. The Chairperson is appointed by the Task Force for a three-year term. The Chairperson is a key figure...

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Lee Fields 4 Mile Road Race – New Date

Our ‘Lee Fields 4 Mile Road Race’ will now be taking place on Sunday June 17th. In conjunction with Hello Sunday Morning, the HSE, Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force, and Southern Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force,...

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Case-Management: Inter-Agency Seminar, Feb 2018

The seminar ‘An Exploration of Case-Management and Opportunities for Inter-Agency Collaboration’ was held on February 22nd in the Vertigo Room, Cork County Hall. Since the publication of the National Drug Rehabilitation Framework in 2010, work has been on-going in developing a case-management...

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Attitudes to Alcohol Use in Society Today Event

An evening seminar hosted by ‘Listowel Community Action on Alcohol Project’ will be taking place on Wednesday April 11th at from 6.30 – 9.000 p.m in Listowel Family Resource Centre, John B Keane Road, Ballygowloge, Listowel. Seminar speakers include:...

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‘Controlled Drinking’ Has No Protective Effects

Article from The Irish Times, Thursday January 25th 2018. Ciaran Darcy No evidence children given alcohol by parents drink less harmfully ‘Lancet’ study in Australia finds ‘controlled drinking’ has no protective effects Children who are provided with alcohol by...

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Lee Fields 4 Mile Road Race

In conjunction with Hello Sunday Morning, the HSE, Cork Local Drug & Alcohol Task Force, and Southern Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force, we invite you to attend this chip timed 4 mile event. ‘Hello Sunday Morning’ encourages individuals...

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Open Meeting – Public Health Alcohol Bill

On Sunday 10th September Senator Frances Black hosted an open meeting in Rochestown Park Hotel, Cork. The purpose of the meeting was to highlight the importance of the Public Health Alcohol Bill. The Bill, introduced by then Minister for...

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Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery 2017 – 2025

An Taoiseach, Leo Varadkar,  joined Minister for Health Simon Harris and Minister of State Catherine Byrne to launch “Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery – a health led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025” on Monday 17th July....

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