Donegal drinkers paying more for less

ALCOHOL has traditionally been cheaper to buy north of the border than in the south. But now that minimum unit alcohol pricing has been introduced, what can Donegal’s drinkers expect to pay at the till? A price comparison carried out between Asda in the North and Tesco in the Republic yesterday shows a clear disparity […]

Concern over rise in alcohol consumption at home

LETTERKENNY based charity, The Alcohol Forum, has said more family supports will be needed to deal with addiction issues as we come out of lockdown. Speaking to the Donegal News, Paula Leonard, National Community Action on Alcohol Programme Lead, outlined the work they have been doing over the last few months. “37 per cent of […]

Public meeting to discuss ways to reduce alcohol harm

A PUBLIC meeting will take place tonight in the Public Services Centre in Letterkenny which will explore ways to reduce alcohol harm in the town. The meeting has been jointly called by the Alcohol Forum and the Students’ Union in Letterkenny Institute of Technology to provide an update following the launch of the community action […]