Poorly Funded Sports Ahead


ALCOHOL SPONSORSHIP of sports events is to be ended, Minister of State for Health Róisín Shortall has pledged. “I am committed to phasing that out over a reasonable period of time,” she said in the Dáil. There is “no room for ambivalence in our approach”.

Because that’s the cause of Ireland’s massive drink problem, right?

Minister To End Alcohol Sponsorship Of Sports (Maire O’Halloran, Irish Times)