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Alcohol sales curb plan raises issue over ID cards

Tighter restrictions for buying alcohol would raise issues about the introduction of mandatory ID cards here, according to the chairman of the new government alcohol advisory group.

19th January, 2008

Tighter restrictions for buying alcohol would raise issues about the introduction of mandatory ID cards here, according to the chairman of the new government alcohol advisory group.

Minister for Justice Brian Lenihan has asked the group, chaired by Dr Gordon Holmes, to examine a range of issues linked to excessive and underage alcohol consumption, including restricting over-the-counter sales to over-21s.

Holmes told The Sunday Business Post that he did not want to preempt the...

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