Tagged: Northern Ireland

BLOG: EURO2016 Problems: At Work Surrounded By Alcohol

There are many reasons why alcohol brand marketing is misplaced in professional sports. And Roy Carroll, Northern Ireland’s goalkeeper symbolizes one.
To my mind, the well-being of the players during and after their career and the environments that they do their jobs in, should make it as easy as possible to be healthy. For those few that ever make into professional football, their dream should not become a nightmare, just because the alcohol industry needs a marketing platform…

NEWS: 1 In 5 Parents With Alcohol Problems

Research involving 1,000 children in Northern Ireland has found that one in five parents have alcohol problems. The research was carried out over 10 years from 2001, involving 1,000 children and 1,097 parents. Families struggling with alcohol problems experienced more separations and divorces. Their children were found to spend more time outside the home and felt less attachment to school…