Thursday, 17 February 2011

Alcohol neglect affects 100,000 children in Ireland

Examiner follows up on the Alcohol Action article which also identifies that one in six child abuse cases are also linked to alcohol abuse http://www.irishexaminer.com/ireland/kfeyojcwqloj/rss2/

Examiner editorial signals the problems with alcohol

A British report highlights the dangers of alcohol, which is in the top three addictive substances, but tops the chart for causing premature death. http://www.examiner.ie/opinion/editorial/problem-drugs--we-must-deal-with-dangers-of-alcohol-135145.html

Cowen did no wrong at garglegate

Irish Medical Times segues from Taoiseach Brian Cowen's 'congested' morning interview to those pesky overpaid public sector workers again.  See Dr Ruari Hanley manage a feat of 'rambling with a purpose' worthy of Kevin Myers himself.  http://www.imt.ie/opinion/2010/09/closing-the-door-on-gargle-gate.html