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# Alcoholic

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# book
'In truth, he was an extremely high-functioning alcoholic'
An extract from the award-winning book, ‘The Lost Soul of Eamonn Magee’.
# Addiction
'I was a chronic, homeless, alcoholic - I'd be turning up at the races drunk'
Former jockey John Gillen on his life before and after his descent into alcoholism.
# Interview
'My career coming to a premature halt is not the reason I'm an alcoholic'
In a wide-ranging conversation, former Ireland U21 international Kieron Brady discusses his life before and after football.
# Suspended sentence
No jail for dad who kicked teen daughter in face after she confronted him about his drinking
The man also punched the child in the face in front of gardaĆ­.
# budget 2015
Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity
Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.
# Netherlands
Amsterdam pays alcoholics in beer to clean streets
Scheme targets anti-social behaviour of groups of alcoholics in main park – but is it successful?
Voices
Column: Should there be alcohol advertising in sport?
As a recovering alcoholic I should say that alcohol advertising and sponsorship has no place in sport, but I can’t: I know there are few options for sports clubs and I need my GAA club to stay open, writes an anonymous contributor.
# Alcohol
Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'
Today the Alcohol Forum launched Ireland’s first National Alcohol Awareness Week.
# Alcohol
Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week
The Alcohol Forum said there is evidence that communities have a major role to play in starting a process of mindset and culture change.
# Winehouse
New Amy Winehouse inquest to be held next month
An investigation revealed the coroner in the inquest did not have the requisite experience for the role.
# Alcohol
Government failure to tackle alcohol abuse had "devastating" impact on society - health specialist
Dr Declan Bedford said we need a national strategy that should include minimum pricing in Ireland to control alcohol sales at discount prices.
# Dying for a Drink
The 17 jobs where you're most likely to become an alcoholic
Business Insider sorted through 11 million US death certificates – and found the professions most likely to die of alcoholism.