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New report on alcohol use in Ireland as watery, lukewarm and disappointing. Sep 24, 2015

The executive director of a Kerry addiction treatment centre has described a new report on alcohol use in Ireland as watery, lukewarm and disappointing. Con Cremin of Talbot Grove in Castleisland says the 100-page report which was published yesterday avoids many of the major issues that need to be addressed. The report called for the establishment of a national anti-drinking body with statutory powers but stopped short of seeking an end to the sponsorship of sporting events by drinks companies. Con Cremin says the part-funding of the Stop Out-of-Control Drinking report by drinks giant, Diageo was not appropriate. He believes the linking of alcohol to sporting occasions hasn’t been addressed: Read More

Friends of Talbot Grove Jun 9, 2015

The Friends of the Talbot Grove is a practical way to stay in touch with Talbot Grove. The main objective is to provide a link and network for past clients, concerned persons and interested others who wish to stay in touch with the Talbot Grove community. If you would like to become a member of the Friends of Talbot Grove and receive information about our events, please email us at Read More

Nov 29, 2014

Addiction to multiple drugs is becoming such a problem that gardaí, medics, and treatment specialists almost hanker for the days when middle-aged alcoholics were their biggest problem and pubs were the epicentre of socialising. Read More

Jul 24, 2014

Coroner finds 25-year-old’s death was ‘drug-related’ Peaches Geldof died of a heroin overdose after losing her battle against addiction, an inquest heard. The journalist, model, and television presenter, who was 25, had been taking the substitute drug methadone in the two-and-a-half years before she died. Read More