Tuesday 26 September 2017

Brian Cowen: Do as I say, not as I do

CHEERS: Brian Cowen as Health MinisterIt was one of many doomed attempts by successive Governments to tackle Ireland's binge-drinking culture.

The Health Minister in April 1998 was Brian Cowen, and it was a case of 'do as I say, not as I do' as he launched a new alcohol-awareness campaign.

Mr Cowen said the Government was determined to turn young people away from the evils of alcohol abuse.

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