Sláinte! An event to celebrate positive action on alcohol








Announcing Sláinte! an exciting free public event on November 24th 3-7pm, at the Green Door Market, in the heart of the Liberties. Hosted by The South Inner City Local Drugs and Alcohol Task Force as part of a new initiative for positive action on alcohol.

Sláinte! will highlight the work of local organisations and businesses coming together to address the impact of alcohol in their community.

Sláinte! is an opportunity for local community members to inform national policy on problem alcohol use and to voice how alcohol impacts them.

Sláinte! special guest will be Senator Frances Black (acclaimed singer and founder of RISE).
Sláinte! will celebrate fun alternatives to alcohol locally and include a presentation by Café Sobar, an alcohol-free café/bar in London, run by Double Impact Drug & Alcohol Recovery.

Sláinte! research will be presented by the Canal Communities and South Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Forces and Professor Joe Barry, TCD.

Sláinte! will premier a short play ‘Hard Stuff’ by Patricia McCann and conclude with a heart and soul set by Funky Seomra, Ireland’s most successful alcohol-free nightclub!

Sláinte! attendees will receive €10 vouchers to enjoy a selection of healthy foods, alcohol-free ‘mocktails’ and other market produce on the day.

Sláinte! Tickets are available for free on

It is especially significant that this initiative takes place while the government are, for the first time, exploring bringing alcohol into a new national drug strategy and debate the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.