‘Test all babies for alcohol syndrome’?

2015-09-25T08:53:44+00:00September 25th, 2015|

http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/test-all-babies-for-alcohol-syndrome-355726.html All babies should undergo a test to find out if their mother drank alcohol during pregnancy, a neonatal expert told the Joint Committee on Health and Children. Click on the link above for more information on this subject.

Diageo faces £150m annual profit cut due to weak currencies

2015-09-23T15:02:57+00:00September 23rd, 2015|

http://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/sep/23/diageo-annual-profit-cut-weak-currencies The weakness of emerging-market currencies against the pound is likely to chop about £150m off Diageo’s annual profit, according to the maker of drinks brands including Guinness and Johnnie Walker. Click on the link above to read the full article.

Should drug users have a safe space to inject?

2015-09-15T10:08:44+00:00September 15th, 2015|

http://www.irishtimes.com/life-and-style/health-family/should-drug-users-have-a-safe-space-to-inject-1.2343449 Please see attached link of interest ......it’s looking increasingly likely that medically supervised injection centres will open within the next year. What will they mean for addicts and communities affected by drug use?

Alcopop Review – 14.9.15

2015-09-14T13:35:16+00:00September 14th, 2015|

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2015/sep/14/alcopop-review-written-by-12-year-old-named-years-worst-alcohol-advertising#_=_ A review of a two-litre cask of pineapple punch-flavoured Vodka Cruiser on the website of a major alcohol retailer apparently written by a 12-year-old – who described the drink as having a “gr8 flava” and as being good value for money – has been named the worst alcohol advertisement of 2014-15.

Sligo Regeneration Master Plan – Press Release

2015-09-11T14:54:17+00:00September 11th, 2015|

http://sligoregeneration.wordpress.com/2015/09/10/media-release-from-sligo-county-council/ The Regeneration Masterplan is made up of a range of projects social, economic and physical to address needs in the area. Public consultation for Stage 4 of the Masterplan for Cranmore and east city is underway this month with a Display of potential Masterplan Projects for the Regeneration area to be held in Cranmore from 11th to 13th September, 2015.  The link above will give you more information on this Masterplan.

European Drug Report 2015

2015-09-11T09:53:06+00:00September 11th, 2015|

European Drug Report 2015 Please find attached the 2015 EMCDDA’s Drug report - the main findings of which give the latest analysis of the drug problem in Europe and point to a situation where long-term patterns and trends continue, but new developments in patterns of use and responses are emerging

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