Saturday 24 March 2018

Cheers to the sober holiday for recovering alcoholics

An new alcohol-free haven in Portugal will help you stay on the wagon, writes Alison O'Riordan

Renowned for their holiday benders, the Irish are the life and soul of the party and they have been on the razz for the best part of two decades.

Now a recovering alcoholic of four years standing, Andrew O'Loughlin unveiled 'Sober Holidays', Europe's first alcohol-free vacation for those trying to stay clean after kicking their addiction.

"If there was a place in Europe like this at the time, I would have been their best customer," he said.

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