Health group criticises Donnelly over inaction on daytime alcohol advertising ban
Minister for Health claims to have been in talks with the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland on the matter since 2019
A public health group has criticised Stephen Donnelly, the Minister for Health, after it emerged his department has held no meetings for the past year on the daytime alcohol advertising ban.
The measure, which would prevent any alcohol advertisements on domestic television and radio stations before 9pm, is designed to make it less likely that children would see them.
It was legislated for four years ago under the Public Health (Alcohol) Act, but the required ...