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The HRB National Drugs Library supports those working to develop the knowledge base around drug, alcohol and tobacco use in  Ireland. We are funded by the Department of Health, and based within the Health Research Board, which is the lead agency in Ireland supporting and funding health research.
    Health Research Board, Grattan House, 67-72 Lower Mount Street, Dublin 2 / 01 2345175 / @HRBdrugslibrary


Meet the HRB National Drugs Library staff

Mairea Nelson is an Information Officer in the HRB National Drugs Library, a position she has held since 2010. She has written articles and presented at many conferences. Mairea has a Masters in Applied Social Research from Trinity College Dublin. LinkedIn:  


Mary Dunne is a Chartered Information Specialist who has worked in the drugs and alcohol area since beginning work in the Health Research Board in 2000. Her qualifications include a Masters in Psychology and a Masters in Information and Library Studies (Distinction). Linkedin:


Brian Galvin manages the HRB National Drugs Library and is Editor of Drugnet Ireland, the HRB’s quarterly drugs research and policy bulletin. Brian is Head of Ireland’s National Focal Point to the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA).