At a Mass to mark 120 years since its founding, the PTAA was praised for taking a stand against "the huge investment and false idealisation of a drinking culture by the drinks industry".
“This simple poem touched people who read it so deeply that we thought that a musical setting to the words could make it more widely accessible.”
Archbishop Eamon Martin said he had been told about people of all ages who are reaching out in love and charity to the poor and needy, to the sick and elderly, to the anxious and the troubled.
“Today in Cuan Mhuire, there is a message of hope. Addiction need not be the last word. We can do something about it” - Bishop Brendan Leahy.