The Twelve Steps

The Twelve Steps

AA’s Twelve Steps are a group of principles, spiritual in their nature, which, if practiced as a way of life, can expel the obsession to drink and enable the sufferer to become happily and usefully whole.
1
We admitted we were powerless over alcohol – that our lives had become unmanageable.
2
Came to believe that a Power greater than ourselves could restore us to sanity.
3
Made a decision to turn our will and our lives over to the care of God as we understood Him.
4
Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves.
5
Admitted to God, to ourselves, and to another human being the exact nature of our wrongs.
6
Were entirely ready to have God remove all these defects of character.
7
Humbly asked Him to remove our shortcomings.
8
Made a list of all persons we had harmed and became willing to make amends to them all.
9
Made direct amends to such people wherever possible, except when to do so would injure them or others.
10
Continued to take personal inventory and when we were wrong promptly admitted it.
11
Sought through prayer and meditation to improve our conscious contact with God as we understood Him, praying only for knowledge of His will for us and the power to carry that out.
12
Having had a spiritual awakening as the result of these steps, we tried to carry this message to alcoholics and practice these principles in all our affairs.

News & Updates

GSO Closed St. Patricks Day

The GSO will be closed on March 17th St. Patricks Day.

The office will reopen on Monday 20th at 9.30am

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12 Steps & 12 Traditions Hardback is Back In Stock

12 Steps & 12 Traditions Hardback is now Back In Stock.

 

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12 Steps & 12 Traditions Hardback is Currently Out Of Stock

12 Steps & 12 Traditions Hardback is Currently Out Of Stock.

The paperback and pocket versions are still available.

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Happy New Year GSO is Open

Wishing you all a Happy New Year!

The GSO is back open and ready to help.

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GSO Closing 3pm Thursday 22nd December

The General Service Office will be closing at 3pm on Thursday 22nd December 2022.

The office will open again as usual at 9.30am on Friday 23rd December 2022.

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The Road Back Issue 439 Just Out

Issue 439 the latest issue of The Road Back publication has just been added to the website.

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Courier Collections Before Christmas

The last day that Fastway will be making a collection from the GSO will be Wednesday the 21st December 2022.

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Literature Shop Returns to Full Opening Hours

From Monday 5th December 2022 the Literature Shop here in GSO will return to the pre-covid opening hours of Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 5.00pm.

We thank you all for your patience and support during the Covid19 disruptions.

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Hardback edition of the Big Book is Back In Stock

The Hardback Edition of the Big Book is now Back in Stock!

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Hardback edition of the Big Book is currently out of stock

Unfortunately, we are temporarily out of stock of the hardback edition of the Big Book We hope to have more stock very shortly. Shortages are due to delays in transportation to Ireland.

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Minor delays in G.S.O.

The General Service Office is experiencing a much larger than usual demand for support & services.

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New – AA Service Handbook for Ireland 2022 Edition

The AA Service Handbook for Ireland (2022 Edition) has been updated with all of the Conference updates right up to and including decisions made at Conference 2022. It can be ordered from the shop from here

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Updated Website Launched

July 11th – The new look website has just launched.
We hope that you will be able to more easily find the information that you are searching for.
We’ve completely revamped Find a Meeting , we’ve introduced a completely new Literature Shop and making a Contribution should be more streamlined.

 

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Hardback edition of the Big Book is back in stock

We are delighted to let you know that our stock of the Hardback Edition of the Big Book has been fully replenished. Orders are once again open for this popular item.

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Covid Restrictions – relaxed

Update February 28th 2022 – As almost all Covid-19 restrictions have been removed, it is no longer advised by the Department of Health to wear face masks. It is recommended that other public health measures such as hygiene, ventilation and staying home if symptomatic are continued.
Please continue to let us know of all meeting changes. If you need help with this, please contact GSO for assistance.

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