Gweedore principle praised for stance on underage drinking

Alcohol Action Ireland has praised the principle of Pobalscoil Gaoth Dobhair for highlighting the issue of underage drinking in his area.

Principle Noel O Gallcoir sent a letter to parents of all 1st, 2nd and 3rd years at the school warning of an increase in anti-social behaviour and underage drinking in Gweedore.

He detailed instances of bullying and accohol abuse among children as young as 12 years old.

Fiona Ryan, Director of Alcohol Action Ireland, has praised the schools pro-avtive approach and has been giving advice to parents:

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