The Irish Bishops Drugs Initiative is holding a National Conference on 4th October 2008 in Renehan Hall, St. Patricks College, Maynooth.

The day will include speakers on mobilizing parish communities to respond to drug prevention, presentations from parish projects as well as launching a booklet of pilot parish projects.


Places limited, admission is free and lunch will be provided.

If interested in securing a place or wish to receive further information

email request to [email protected]

or contact

IBDI National Coordinator, John Taaffe on 086 8611531 between 9am-5pm


Conference speakers include:

  • Bishop Eamonn Walsh, Archdiocese of Dublin;
  • Bishop Noel Treanor, Diocese of Down & Connor;
  • Sr Consilio of the Cuan Mhuire Addiction Treatment Centres;
  • Mr Denis Bradley, Consultant to the North West Alcohol Forum