Many children whose parents are heavy drinkers grow up worrying about their siblings’ health and safety, while others report being unable to sleep at night because of parents’ partying or recount being verbally and physically abused by drunk parents, according to the Irish Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Children (ISPCC).
The seats said ‘Mr and Mr’ and were indicated on Cupid’s arrows when the fashion designer, Don O’Neill, married fiancé Pascal Guellermie in front of Ballyheigue Castle, Co Kerry, on the edge of the Atlantic this weekend.
The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill is a crucial response to one of our most significant public health problems. Alcohol misuse claims three lives every day in Ireland and we all know someone who has been affected in a harmful way by alcohol use — it is all too common.
Paddy Casey is torn. The chart-topping singer-songwriter has written his next album and is ready to go to the studio. However, his former record label, Sony, plans to release a Casey ‘Best Of’. Should he put out the new record and potentially be in competition with himself? It’s a tough one.