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Bishop Eamonn Walsh to host discussion with young people on alcohol issues on Friday 1 February 2008

PRESS RELEASE 31st January 2008 Bishop Éamonn Walsh to host discussion with young people on alcohol issues on Friday 1 February 2008 · RTÉ broadcaster Joe Duffy to facilitate discussion and review of DVD· Publication of Bishops’ submission to the Government’s Alcohol Advisory Group In advance of Lent 2008 which begins on Ash Wednesday (6 […]

Bishops launch DVD for schools “Find the balance – Dare to dream” on the theme of alcohol and moderation

PRESS RELEASE 15th November 2007 Bishops launch DVD for schools “Find the balance – Dare to dream”   “We need to break, once and for all, the link between sport and advertising alcohol … with the samevigour and determination as the effort to remove advertising for tobacco from sports” – Archbishop Brady “Alcohol is not […]

Pastoral Letter – Society’s use of alcohol is nothing short of a national tragedy – Bishop Eamonn Walsh

16TH FEBRUARY 2007 Speech by Bishop Eamonn Walsh, Vice Chair of the Bishops’ Drugs and Alcohol Initiative at the launch of the Bishops’ Conference pastoral letter Alcohol The Challenge of Moderation for the Day of Prayer for Temperance and Lent 2007 Fr Mathew statue O’Connell St, Dublin – 12 noon, 16 February 2007Thank you for […]

Bishops launch pastoral letter ‘Alcohol The Challenge of Moderation’

PRESS RELEASE 16TH FEBRUARY 2007 Bishops launch pastoral letter Alcohol The Challenge of Moderation – 12 noon, 16 February 2007 1. Archbishop Martin launches pastoral for Temperance Sunday and Lent 2007 2. Society’s use of alcohol is nothing short of a national tragedy – Bishop Walsh On behalf of the Irish Bishops’ Conference, the Archbishop […]

Archbishop Martin launches pastoral for Temperance Sunday and Lent 2007

LAUNCH OF PASTORAL LETTER ON ALCOHOL: THE CHALLENGE OF MODERATION Speaking notes ofMost Rev. Diarmuid MartinArchbishop of Dublin, Primate of Ireland—————-Father Mathew Statue, O’Connell Street, Dublin16th February 2007 I suppose that many will react to a Pastoral Letter of the Irish Bishops urging moderation regarding alcohol by saying that the bishops are at it again […]

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