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Dillon, Lucy (2018) Exploring drug-related public expenditure. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , pp. 15-16.

Doyle, Anne (2018) Ten-year celebration of National Family Support Network. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 64, Winter 2018 , pp. 21-22.

Galvin, Brian (2017) Performance measurement and resource allocation. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 63, Autumn 2017 , p. 10.

Labhart, Florian and Ferris, Jason and Winstock, Adam (2017) The country-level effects of drinking, heavy drinking and drink prices on pre-drinking: An international comparison of 25 countries. Drug and Alcohol Review , 76 , (6) , pp. 742-750.

Dillon, Lucy (2017) Minimum unit pricing backed by courts in Scotland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 60, Winter 2017 , p. 6.

Long, Jean (2015) Alcohol pricing model applied to Ireland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 54, Summer 2015 , pp. 3-5.

Nelson, Jon P (2015) Binge drinking and alcohol prices: a systematic review of age-related results from econometric studies, natural experiments and field studies. Health Economics Review , 5 , (6) .

Pike, Brigid (2015) Financing drug policy during the recession. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 53, Spring 2015 , pp. 8-9.

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Illegal drugs activity to be included in national accounts. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 51, Autumn 2014 , p. 12.

Connolly, Johnny (2014) Barriers or bridges? Drugnet Ireland , Issue 50, Summer 2014 , p. 24.

Hope, Ann (2014) The ebb and flow of attitudes and policies on alcohol in Ireland 2002-2010. Drug and Alcohol Review , 33 , (3) , pp. 235-241.

Vittal Katikireddi, Srinivasa and Hilton, Shona and Bonell, Chris and Bond, Lyndal (2014) Understanding the development of minimum unit pricing of alcohol in Scotland: a qualitative study of the policy process. PLoS ONE , 9 , (3) .

Holmes, John and Meng, Yang and Meier, Petra and Brennan, Alan and Angus, Colin and Campbell-Burton, Alexia and Guo, Yelan and Hill-McManus, Daniel and Purshouse, Robin C (2014) Effects of minimum unit pricing for alcohol on different income and socioeconomic groups: a modelling study. The Lancet , 383 , (9929) , pp. 1655-1664.

Sharma, Anurag and Vandenberg, Brian and Hollingsworth, Bruce (2014) Minimum pricing of alcohol versus volumetric taxation: which policy will reduce heavy consumption without adversely affecting light and moderate consumers? PLoS ONE , 9 , (1) .

Sheron, Nick and Chilcott, Fern and Matthews, Laura and Challoner, Ben and Thomas, Maria (2014) Impact of minimum price per unit of alcohol on patients with liver disease in UK. Clinical Medicine , 14 , (4) , pp. 1-7.

Mongan, Deirdre (2013) Alcohol: increasing price can reduce harm and contribute to revenue collection. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 44, Winter 2012 , pp. 7-9.

Pike, Brigid (2012) In brief. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 43, Autumn 2012 , p. 34.

Mongan, Deirdre (2012) Steering Group’s recommendations on minimum pricing, marketing and sponsorship. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 3-4.

Pike, Brigid (2012) Funding drugs services in a recession. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 41, Spring 2012 , pp. 12-13.

Mongan, Deirdre (2008) Review of policy on alcohol pricing in Scotland. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 30, Summer 2009 , pp. 13-14.

Moore, Joan (2008) From Drugnet Europe. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 25, Spring 2008 , p. 28.

Pike, Brigid (2008) Understanding drug-related public expenditure. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 27, Autumn 2008 , pp. 23-24.

Pike, Brigid (2006) 2006 drugs estimate refuels debate on governance. Drugnet Ireland , Issue 17, Spring 2006 , pp. 13-14.

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[Irish Times] , O'Halloran, Marie Women exposed to dangerous weekly alcohol limit for just over €4.95. (09 Nov 2017)

[Institute of Public Health] IPH says Minimum Unit Pricing key to tackling inequalities in alcohol-related harm. (02 Nov 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Lynch, Declan Opinion: The Budget does its customary duty to the betting corporations. (16 Oct 2017)

[Department of Health] Better access, more help for families and more supports for disability, mental health, and older and vulnerable people, in Budget 2018. (11 Oct 2017)

[Independent.ie] , Doyle, Kevin It could be a year before branded cigs disappear. (10 Oct 2017)

, McWilliams, David The ‘War on Drugs’ has failed, we must end this drain on resources. (03 Sep 2017)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland publishes 2018 Pre-Budget submission. (29 Aug 2017)

[Irish Times] , Grant, Barry Tackling gambling-related harm. (17 Jul 2017)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel Minimum pricing key to tackling drink crisis. (01 Mar 2017)

[Belfast Telegraph] , Martin, Rachel 50p alcohol unit price 'would save 63 lives in Northern Ireland'. (22 Feb 2017)

[Merrionstreet.ie] Government responds comprehensively to Mulvey report recommendations for north east inner city. (16 Feb 2017)

[thejournal.ie] , Murray, Sean 12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket. (12 Feb 2017)

[Department of Health] Minister Corcoran Kennedy opens conference in the European Parliament on Minimum Unit Pricing of Alcohol. (09 Nov 2016)

[Department of Health] Minister Catherine Byrne announces additional funding of €3m in Budget 2017 for drugs and social inclusion measures. (13 Oct 2016)

[Department of Health] Ministers welcome €14.6 billion health budget. (11 Oct 2016)

[Irish Sun] , May, Mark and Cotter, Neill Cheap booze but YOU lose: Supermarkets toasting €24m VAT-back trick. (25 Sep 2016)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Health experts seek law on drink pricing. (23 Jun 2016)

[thejournal.ie] , Hosford, Paul Court ruling means minimum pricing for alcohol in Ireland could be illegal. (23 Dec 2015)

[University of Sheffield] , Meier, Petra and Holmes, John Sheffield Alcohol Research Group’s Q&A - Specific to the ECJ minimum pricing Court ruling. (23 Dec 2015)

[Department of Health] Govt approves ground-breaking legislation to tackle alcohol misuse – Varadkar. (09 Dec 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Mulligan, John Drinks giants in threat to block law on minimum alcohol pricing. (06 Dec 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland says Government must ignore attacks by vested interests on Public Health (Alcohol) Bill. (12 Nov 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Cusack, Jim Revealed: cost of drugs crisis has been €1bn over past five years. (08 Nov 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , MacGuill, Dan Does raising tax on cigarettes actually work? (11 Oct 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Rogers, Stephen Caring sectors demand revised funding. (23 Sep 2015)

[Irish Times] , O'Brien, Carl Campaigners will not support ban on alcohol sponsorship. (23 Sep 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel ‘Plough on’ with setting minimum pricing on alcohol. (04 Sep 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Advocate General’s opinion indicates that Irish Government can proceed with a minimum unit price for alcohol. (03 Sep 2015)

[Department of Health] Statement by Minister for Health Leo Varadkar on Minimum Unit Pricing. (03 Sep 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , McCarthaigh, Sean EU court to issue opinion on minimum alcohol price. (31 Aug 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Excise duty on alcohol must be set at a level that reflects its significant health, social, and economic impacts. (19 Aug 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Publicans lobbied to ban sale of alcohol at sports clubhouses. (06 Jul 2015)

[Irish Times] The price of alcohol [letters]. (25 Jun 2015)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Tackling the scourge of addictions. (24 Jun 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Doctors urge ban on alcohol sports funding. (12 Jun 2015)

[Department of Health] €2.7m from Dormant Accounts Fund for substance abuse prevention initiatives and to support people with disabilities. (08 Jun 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Riegel, Ralph Alcohol price controls 'vital in tackling rising abuse'. (01 Jun 2015)

[Irish Medical Times] , Shannon, June Government provides €1m for alcohol awareness. (30 Apr 2015)

[thejournal.ie] , Sheils McNamee, Michael “Ireland has a serious problem – we drink too much alcohol”. (22 Apr 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , Leogue, Joe Unit pricing of alcohol ‘better’ than low-cost selling. (05 Feb 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno Shortall: New drink laws fall short. (05 Feb 2015)

[Department of Health] Government publishes far-reaching measures to tackle alcohol misuse. (03 Feb 2015)

[Independent.ie] , Varadeker, Leo Five steps that I hope will replace fear with confidence in our health system. (23 Jan 2015)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Fight against drugs hit hard by cutbacks. (06 Jan 2015)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Government must prioritise public health over profit - response to DIGI claims. (02 Oct 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Hennessy, Michelle Reducing the price of a pint by 5c would cost the government €41 million. (28 Sep 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Government urged not to bow to pressure of profit-driven alcohol industry in Budget 2015. (03 Sep 2014)

[thejournal.ie] , Ryan, Susan Addiction services costing State €114m this year. (18 Jul 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Ireland cannot afford the price of cheap alcohol in the off-trade. (15 Jul 2014)

[Department of Health] Minister White welcomes the inclusion of a Substance Misuse Measure in the Dormant Accounts Action Plan 2014. (08 Jul 2014)

[Independent.ie] , Kelpie, Colm EU rules putting focus on illegal activities. (04 Jul 2014)

[thejournal.ie] Drugs and prostitution will be measured in Ireland’s next GDP figures. (24 Jun 2014)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Minimum pricing will lead to a reduction in alcohol-fuelled crime and save lives, Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality hears. (25 Mar 2014)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Drug rehab centres hit by social welfare cuts. (12 Mar 2014)

[Independent.ie] , O'Regan, Eilish Minimum price rule for alcohol 'would help to reduce deaths'. (10 Feb 2014)

[thejournal.ie] 860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced. (10 Feb 2014)

[Independent.ie] , White, Minister Alex Difficult choices will have to be made if we want to tackle our drink problem. (08 Feb 2014)

[Irish Examiner Breaking News] Minimum alcohol pricing 'by mid-2014'. (20 Nov 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Greene, John Sense prevails but funding fight goes on. (17 Nov 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Social responsibility drink levy’ plan shelved. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Kane, Michael Flanagan: Legal cannabis would net €300m for the Exchequer. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Murray, Frank Prof Frank Murray: Taking the right steps to curb 'drink culture'. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , O'Regan, Eilish Reilly could face EU row over cheap drink curbs. (25 Oct 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac ‘Future bleak’ if alcohol link to sport not tackled. (24 Oct 2013)

[RTE News] Govt to set limit for minimum price for alcohol. (24 Oct 2013)

[Merrionstreet.ie] Ministers Fitzgerald, Reilly and White announce measures to deal with alcohol misuse. (24 Oct 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Minimum pricing will make a real difference in the ongoing effort to reduce alcohol-related harm in Ireland. (23 Oct 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Sheahan, Fionnan and Sheehan, Aideen Days of cheap drink coming to end in new alcohol strategy. (23 Oct 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] More than 1,700 Irish people have died from alcohol-related illnesses since the current recommendations to reduce alcohol-related harm were first published, says Alcohol Action Ireland. (30 Sep 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] We can no longer afford the price of cheap alcohol, says Alcohol Action Ireland. (23 Sep 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Royal College of Physicians of Ireland’s Alcohol Policy Group and Alcohol Action Ireland call for the introduction of minimum pricing to reduce alcohol-related harm. (05 Sep 2013)

[The Northern Echo] , Nelson, Barry Public health bosses tell Government ‘you are wrong’ on minimum unit pricing of alcohol. (02 Aug 2013)

[Galway Advertiser] Call for minimum pricing to reduce human cost of alcohol related harm. (01 Aug 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Funds source sought to end drinks sponsorship. (29 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Heffernan, Breda Call on ban on below cost drink sales. (29 Jul 2013)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Alcohol Action Ireland urges Government to make reaching agreement on a ban of alcohol sponsorship of sports a priority. (29 Jul 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Sheahan, Fionnan Australia's alcopops tax being examined as alternative to alcohol sponsorship. (28 Jul 2013)

[Alcohol Concern] [England/Wales]: A public health disaster as the Government bins minimum unit pricing. (17 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno Committee opposes ban on alcohol sponsorship. (02 Jul 2013)

[Irish Examiner] Reilly: Drink ads ban won’t cause sky to fall in. (17 Jun 2013)

[RTE News] Oireachtas committee opposes ending sponsorship of sports events by drinks companies. (16 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , McEnroe, Juno Timeline discussed for ending sport link to alcohol. (10 Jun 2013)

[Independent.ie] Varadkar aims to delay alcohol sponsor ban. (10 Jun 2013)

[Independent.ie] , Brennan, Michael Cross-party group to fight proposed ban on alcohol sponsorship. (04 Jun 2013)

[rte.ie] Roisin Shortall says link between sport and alcohol promotion needs to be broken. (03 Jun 2013)

Alcohol Action Ireland. Failure to implement a ban on alcohol sponsorship of sports would be a failure to protect future generations from alcohol-related harm. (02 Jun 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Sport ‘will suffer’ from alcohol sponsorship ban. (25 Apr 2013)

[RTE News] Doctors call for action to be taken against cut-price alcohol. (12 Apr 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac and Ring, Evelyn Reilly supports minimum pricing for alcohol. (21 Mar 2013)

[Irish Examiner] , O'Keeffe, Cormac Children ‘collateral’ victims of drink sector sport sponsorship. (14 Mar 2013)

[Irish Independent] , Kelly, Fiach Varadkar hits back at Shortall over claims FG blocked alcohol reforms. (13 Dec 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Time for action. (12 Dec 2012)

National Youth Council of Ireland. [National Youth Council of Ireland] Youth Council to press Noonan for social responsibility levy on drinks industry. (31 Oct 2012)

[Royal College of Physicians of Ireland] New RCPI policy group on alcohol to recommend minimum pricing and restricted availability to reduce deaths. (30 Jul 2012)

[thejournal.ie] “We’re drinking too much as a country” – Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions. (23 Jul 2012)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Year-on-year public backing for ‘minimum price’ for alcohol – time to implement Substance Misuse Strategy recommendations on alcohol pricing and marketing. (11 Jul 2012)

[NICE] Minimum pricing to target young and problem drinkers. (27 Mar 2012)

[Citywide] Citywide letter to Minister Shothall - reverse the cuts! (08 Feb 2012)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Below-cost alcohol sales ‘cannot continue’. (09 Jan 2012)

[Community Workers' Co-operative] Community Workers' Co-operative post-budget analysis. (08 Dec 2011)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] Government Excise Duty decision “incomprehensible” as €2.2billion in cuts implemented – Excise duty restoration could have earned the Government €178million. (06 Dec 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Committee set to report on alcohol pricing and advertising. (22 Nov 2011)

[BBC News Online] [Northern Ireland] Executive plan to raise minimum price of alcohol. (16 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] People can become addicted to alcohol for less than €10 per week, Health Committee is told. (23 Sep 2011)

[The Publican] , Eley, Matt Minimum price plan 'on the table' in Northern Ireland. (09 Feb 2011)

[Alcohol Action Ireland] ‘F’ for failure – alcohol charity urges new Government to get a result and tackle detrimental impact of alcohol on young people. (24 Jan 2011)

[Irish Medical Times] , Mudiwa, Lloyd Ireland paying heavy price for alcohol. (07 Dec 2010)

Alcohol Action Ireland. [Alcohol Action Ireland] 30% reduction in alcohol-related harm would save Exchequer €1 billion. (29 Nov 2010)

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Dail Debates

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 132- Excise duties collection [53139/17]. (12 Dec 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 327 - Alcohol pricing [51542/17]. (05 Dec 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 543 - National Drugs Strategy [Prevention] [33803/17]. (13 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 324 - Drug treatment programmes funding [33446/17]. (12 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 66 - Criminal Assets Bureau [32682/17]. (12 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 127 & 128 - Excise duties yield [33271/17 & 33272/17]. (12 Jul 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 282 - Tax code [27792/17] [Alcohol]. (20 Jun 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 238 - Local Drugs Task Forces funding [23894/17] [Funding]. (18 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 85 - Exchequer returns [23822/17] [Crime]. (18 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 487-488 - Drug and alcohol task forces [23337/17] [Funding]. (16 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 100 - Commercial rates calculations [23298/17] [Alcohol]. (16 May 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Topical issue debate - Addiction treatment services [Funding, Dublin]. (02 Mar 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 115 - Excise duties yield [3414/17]. (25 Jan 2017)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 315 & 111 - State investments [Tobacco] [33381/16 & 33377/16]. (08 Nov 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 384 - National Drugs Strategy [Youth services] [31691/16]. (25 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 82 & 83 - Excise duties yield & Excise duties collection [31255/16 & 31257/16]. (20 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Financial resolution no.2: General (resumed) (continued). (13 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Financial resolutions 2017: Financial resolution no. 1: Tobacco products tax.. (11 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 93 - Excise duties collection [29675/16]. (11 Oct 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 170 & 171 - Alcohol pricing [21719/16, 21720/16]. (14 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 475 & 532 - Alcohol pricing [20824/16, 20823/16]. (12 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 471 [472-475] Drug and Alcohol Task Forces [Funding] [19217/16]. (05 Jul 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 230 – Alcohol pricing [3681/16]. (28 Jan 2016)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 182 - Drug treatment programmes funding [44625/15]. (10 Dec 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 978 - Substance misuse [Cost of alcoholism] [31376/15]. (22 Sep 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Priority question 3 - Drug treatment programmes (funding) [27727/15]. (09 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 14 - Tax yield (alcohol) [27696/15]. (09 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 136 - Tax code (alcohol) [27287/15]. (07 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 196 - National drugs strategy budget [26479/15]. (01 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 146 & 147 - Departmental expenditure (Justice) [26481/15, 26482/15]. (01 Jul 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Priority Question 2 - Drug treatment programmes [14806/15]. (16 Apr 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Priority Question 10 - Drug treatment programmes funding [14631/15]. (16 Apr 2015)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children Debate. General Scheme of Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015: (Resumed) Alcohol Research Group. (12 Mar 2015)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 307 - Alcohol pricing [38195/14]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 192, 193, 194 & 195 - Excise duties [Alcohol] [38191/14, 38192/14, 38193/14 & 38194/14]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Eireann debate - Order of business [alcohol pricing]. (07 Oct 2014)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Finance, Public Expenditure and Reform debate. Pre-Budget submissions: discussion (resumed) [alcohol & tobacco]. (17 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 262 - Alcohol pricing [31760/14]. (16 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 72 - VAT rate application [alcohol] [30306/14]. (09 Jul 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 454 - Drug treatment programmes funding [23138/14]. (27 May 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 227 - Alcohol pricing [18287/14]. (17 Apr 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 712 - Alcohol pricing [7763/14]. (18 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 436 - Youth services funding [6326/14]. (11 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 194 - Departmental programmes [youth programmes] [6327/14]. (11 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 565 - Alcohol pricing [6293/14]. (11 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 176 - Youth services expenditure [5913/14]. (06 Feb 2014)

[Oireachtas] Select Sub-Committee on Health debate. Estimates for public services 2014. (31 Jan 2014)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Finance (No. 2) Bill 2013: Report Stage (resumed) (continued). (05 Dec 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 103, 104, 105, 106 - Excise duties yield [41342/13, 41343/13, 41344/13 & 41345/13]. (02 Oct 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 202 - Excise duties issues [40682/13]. (01 Oct 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 205 - Excise duties yield [37813/13]. (18 Sep 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 69 - Excise duties yield [35654/13]. (17 Jul 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Transport and Communications debate. Sponsorship of major sporting events by Drinks Industry: discussion (resumed). (24 Apr 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committeee on Transport and Communications debate. Sponsorship of major sporting events by Drinks Industry: discussion with Alcohol Action Ireland and College of Psychiatrists of Ireland. (17 Apr 2013)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Éireann debate. Finance Bill 2013 [Certified Money Bill]: Committee and remaining stages (continued). (21 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality Debate. Black market: Discussion with National Federation of Retail Newsagents. (13 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Finance Bill 2013: Report Stage (resumed) (continued). (13 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate. Drug treatment programmes. (07 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Select Sub-Committee on Finance Debate. Finance Bill 2013: Committee Stage (resumed) (continued). (07 Mar 2013)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann debate - Sexual offences. (11 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Dáil Éireann Debate: Financial resolutions 2013: Alcohol & Tobacco products tax. (05 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Tax code [54085/12 & 54086/12]. (04 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Written answers - Substance misuse [53948/12, 53949/12, 53950/12 & 53951/12]. (04 Dec 2012)

[Oireachtas] Seanad debate: alcohol consumption: statements. (17 Oct 2012)

[Oireachtas] Commercial rates [Alcohol] [43288/12]. (09 Oct 2012)

[Oireachtas] Alcohol sales [40573/12]. (25 Sep 2012)

[Oireachtas] Illness benefit eligibility [38167/12]. (18 Sep 2012)

[Oireachtas] 493. Deputy Mary Mitchell O’Connor asked the Minister for Health his views on whether it would be more appropriate to have a higher rate of VAT on soft drinks and alcohol than on nutritional drinks such as juices and smoothies which all currently have a VAT rate of 23%. [33281/12]. (10 Jul 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - Criminal Assets Bureau. (26 Jun 2012)

[Oireachtas] 182. Deputy Finian McGrath asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will implement section 9 of the Intoxicating Liquor Act which would make the structural separation of alcohol a statutory requirement as well as introducing a ban on below cost selling. [20748/12]. (25 Apr 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - Community development. (26 Jan 2012)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate. Deputy Maureen O’Sullivan: I am raising specific CE schemes which have been ring-fenced because they are part of the national drugs strategy. (18 Jan 2012)

Joint Committee on Health and Children. [Oireachtas] Report on the misuse of alcohol and other drugs. (2012)

[Oireachtas] 154. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which the necessary resources remain available to the Garda to ensure the maximum level of activity against drug gangs; if such resources will remain available as required in the future. [38238/11]. (01 Dec 2011)

[Oireachtas] 550. Deputy Gerry Adams asked the Minister for Health if he has given consideration to targeted measures to deal with the damaging impact on people’s health that is being caused by the availability of cheap alcohol. [37467/11]. (29 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 233. Deputy Timmy Dooley asked the Minister for Health his plans to recommend the introduction of a minimum price order for the sale of alcohol in view of the below cost selling practice by some multinational supermarkets and the consequent impact of this practice on social order and public health. [36535/11]. (23 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 602. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the efforts he has made to ensure the appropriate selling and marketing of alcohol in pubs, off-licences, supermarkets and in public places. [35616/11]. (22 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 600. Deputy Sandra McLellan asked the Minister for Health the efforts he is making to tackle the alcohol and substance abuse problem here. [35614/11]. (22 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad debate: Alcohol pricing: motion. (16 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Dormant Accounts (Amendment) Bill 2011 [Seanad]: Second Stage. (15 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 606. Deputy Aodhán Ó Ríordáin asked the Minister for Health his plans to introduce a ban on below-cost selling of alcohol along the lines of similar actions taken in Great Britain. [34457/11]. (15 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad debate: Adjournment matters - Alcohol pricing. (08 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] 349. Deputy Simon Harris asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the legal position regarding the consumption of alcohol at unlicensed commercial venues which charge patrons a cover charge but allow them to bring their own alcohol onto the premises; if he intends to introduce legislation in this area. [32129/11]. (02 Nov 2011)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - alcohol products tax. (25 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 613. Deputy Michael Healy-Rae asked the Minister for Health his views on proposals regarding the introduction of a minimum price for alcohol; if it will result in a loss of jobs. [31528/11]. (25 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 456. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Health if he or his Department has engaged with the Scottish Government about the planned introduction of the minimum pricing of alcoholic products in that jurisdiction in the near future. [28219/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 91. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance the tax take in respect of alcohol excise duty for the years 2008, 2009 and 2010. [28199/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 92. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance his views on the fact that the current excise duty for an off-licence makes no distinction between off-licences that have a small volume of sales and those that sell large quantities of alcohol such as supermarkets; his plans to introduce a graduated fee structure based on sales. [28200/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 95. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance the total receipts to the Exchequer from the sale of alcohol in the off-licence sector in the years 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, and 2010. [28203/11],[28204/11],[28205/11],[28206/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] 117. Deputy Seán Kyne asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider a reduction in the cost of a wine licence for small, convenience and grocery stores owing to the very modest turnover generated from such sales... [28781/11]. (11 Oct 2011)

[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - Vocational education committees: National drugs strategy. (04 Oct 2011)

Joint Committee on Health and Children. [Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Health and Children. Illegal drug use: discussion (resumed). (22 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] 254. Deputy Robert Dowds asked the Minister for Social Protection her plans for community employment; and her further plans to ring fence community employment schemes specifically for persons being rehabilitated from drugs. [24662/11. (20 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] 72. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the extent to which the full requirements of backup facilities are available to the Garda to combat the drug problem... [24750/11]. (20 Sep 2011)

[Oireachtas] 98. Deputy Dara Murphy asked the Minister for Finance if he will consider a risk equalisation within the alcohol retail industry by way of a reduction in excise paid by public houses which would be offset by an increase in excise paid by off-licences to narrow the pricing gap that currently exists between the two sectors. [16409/11]. (21 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] Seanad Debate: Senator Mary M. White: I call for an urgent debate with the Minister for Health on this national issue of alcohol abuse, suicide and the suffering from alcohol abuse in the country. (16 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 98. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Finance the total sum lost to the Exchequer in 2010 due to below-cost selling of alcohol, which allows retailers to claim VAT refunds due to losses they make on the sale; his plans to close this VAT subsidisation loophole. [14173/11]. (07 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 87. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Finance when the review of the excise duty payable for licences for on-trade and off-licence sales of alcohol products which was announced on 7 December 2010 will commence; the terms of reference for the review. [13792/11]. (01 Jun 2011)

[Oireachtas] 145. Deputy Michael McCarthy asked the Minister for Health and Children if he will clarify if the budget for the drugs initiative Tackling Problem Drug Use, which was previously held within the Department of Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs, will continue to be available now that the Department of Health and Children is responsible for the national drugs strategy...[12222/11]. (19 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] Deputy Éamon Ó Cuív asked the Minister for Health and Children the resources that have been provided to the south west inner city local drugs task force for 2011; the projects that will be promoted with the money. [10360/11]. (10 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 130. Deputy Liam Twomey asked the Minister for Finance the reason the Revenue Commissioners are expecting shops which sell small quantities of wine to have an off-licence certification from revenue which increases the licence cost for small shops from €500 to €5,000. [9295/11]. (03 May 2011)

[Oireachtas] 224. Deputy Peter Mathews asked the Minister for Justice and Equality his plans to tackle the promotion and sale of cheap alcohol; his further plans to amend opening hours for off-licences; his plans to sign section 16 of the Liquor Act 2008. [8270/11]. (19 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] 22. Deputy John Paul Phelan asked the Minister for Finance his views on the inequity between licensing laws governing pubs.. and other outlets. [7143/11]. (07 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] 356. Deputy Niall Collins asked the Minister for Health and Children his plans to introduce a minimum price per unit of alcohol for sale from supermarkets, shops and off-licences. [6686/11]. (05 Apr 2011)

[Oireachtas] Joint Committee on Tourism, Culture, Sport, Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs Debate: Budget 2010. (12 Jan 2011)

[Oireachtas] 351. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs his plans to assist community organisations involved in the fight against drugs. (14 Dec 2010)

[Oireachtas] 67. Deputy Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin asked the Minister for Justice and Law Reform the discussions he has had with the Department of Finance on the need to ring-fence the proceeds of crime which are seized by the Criminal Assets Bureau to be re-invested in community projects. (17 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 562. Deputy Frank Feighan asked the Minister for Community, Equality and Gaeltacht Affairs the budget for each local and regional drugs task force over the past five years. [39651/10]. (02 Nov 2010)

[Oireachtas] 131. Deputy Aengus Ó Snodaigh asked the Minister for Health and Children, the additional moneys that will be made available for the national awareness campaign regarding the dangers of legal highs. (01 Jul 2010)

[Oireachtas] Drug treatment programme: discussion re closure of community-based projects in Limerick. (22 Jun 2010)

[Oireachtas] 174. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the details of the 2010 budgets for each of the local and regional drugs task forces. [22439/10]. (27 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 285. Deputy John O’Mahony asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the sums of money which have been allocated to the ten regional drugs task forces. [21774/10]. (25 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 85. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs his plans to offer support to communities involved in combating drugs. [18919/10]. (11 May 2010)

[Oireachtas] 126. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the extent to which he proposes to offer assistance towards the drugs task force programme in 2010. [14455/10]. (01 Apr 2010)

[Oireachtas] 382. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the budget allocations for his Department to tackle the drugs problem for 2008, 2009 and 2010. [7659/10]. (16 Feb 2010)

[Oireachtas] 147. Deputy Charles Flanagan asked the Minister for Finance the annual funding provided to the customs service to directly tackle drugs since 2002 to date in 2009; his plans to provide them with greater resources; [28669/09]. (08 Jul 2009)

[Oireachtas] 128. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform if he has in mind particular proposals to further enhance the strength and facilities available to the gardaí in the fight against drugs. [21187/08]. (28 May 2008)

[Oireachtas] 128. Deputy Bernard J. Durkan asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if he will take particular steps to address the needs of community based groups involved in the fight against drugs or other crime with particular reference to the use of grant aid from the proceeds of the national lottery to assist such groups in the provision of facilities at local level to meet community and youth needs. [11165/08]. (13 Mar 2008)

[Oireachtas] 571. Deputy Brian Hayes asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs when the value for money review on the drugs initiative was completed; the value of the savings to the Exchequer generated by the implementation of the conclusions from this report. [33404/07]. (11 Dec 2007)

[Oireachtas] 51. Deputy Catherine Byrne asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the way his Department spent the €200 million which the Government says it spent on problem drug use in 2006. [32629/07]. (05 Dec 2007)

[Oireachtas] 58. Deputy Kathleen Lynch asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs if, in regard to the commitment given in the programme for Government, he will outline the specific proposals he has to develop and strengthen the range of projects being undertaken through the local and regional drugs task forces. [32598/07]. (05 Dec 2007)

[Oireachtas] Minister of State at the Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs (Deputy Pat Carey): I am pleased to have this opportunity to address the Dáil on the National Drugs Strategy 2001-2008 and the mid-term review of that strategy, the outcome of which was published in March 2005. (29 Nov 2007)

[Oireachtas] 1. Deputy Michael Ring asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the progress made to date on reducing the hardship caused to individuals and society by drug misuse. [21019/07]. (27 Sep 2007)

[Oireachtas] 74. Mr. Boyle asked the Minister for Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs the adjustments to re-focus priorities and accelerate the roll out and implementation of the various key actions of the National Drugs Strategy that have been implemented on foot of the mid-term review. [14986/07]. (24 Apr 2007)

[Oireachtas] 388. Mr. Durkan asked the Minister for Social and Family Affairs if participation in drug treatment programmes will result in rent support reduction. [3487/07]. (06 Feb 2007)

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Stockwell, Tim (2014) Presentation: Minimum alcohol price policies in action: a report from Canada. In: Joint Committee on Justice, Defence and Equality debate - Public order offences from alcohol misuse perspective: discussion, 25 March 2014, Houses of the Oireachtas, Dublin.

Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems. (2014) Scotland the brave! - Alcohol policy in Scotland. Proceedings from Brussels event to support Scotland’s alcohol minimum unit pricing policy. In: Scotland the brave!, 5th September 2014, Brussels.

Hope, Ann (2013) Preventing alcohol harm in communities: what do we need to do? [presentation summary]. In: Alcohol Forum Conference: The power of local Community in reducing harmful drinking, 20 March 2013, National Convention Centre, Dublin..

Holmes, John (2012) The impact of minimum pricing: evidence from the Sheffield alcohol policy model. In: ‘Time Please … For Change’, 1 November 2012, Royal College of Physicians.

Gillan, Evelyn (2012) Campaign for minimum unit pricing (MUP) in Scotland. In: ‘Time Please … For Change’, 1 November 2012, Royal College of Physicians.

Citywide. (2010) Community drugs problem conference. Opening address by Minister Pat Carey. In: Community drugs problem: defining the problem - defending the responses conference, 15 October 2010, Dublin.

Harvey, Brian (2010) Impact of cuts on communities and drug services. In: Community drugs problem: defining the problem - defending the responses conference, 15 October 2010, Dublin.

Thesis

Fitzpatrick, John (2006) Investigating excise duty increase as a policy instrument to reduce alcohol consumption: evidence from the Republic of Ireland 2000-2004. Masters thesis, University College Cork.

Other

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Citywide. (2011) There is no recession in the drugs trade: posters. Citywide, Dublin.

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