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#Alcohol

# alcohol - Saturday 30 March, 2019

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth
# Knockbridge
# Knockbridge

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth

Mar 30th 2019, 10:01 AM 32,184 Views 48 Comments

This factory had the capability of producing cigarettes and alcohol with an estimated loss of €25 million euro to the exchequer.

# alcohol - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse
# Addiction
# Addiction

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse

Mar 20th 2019, 10:57 AM 15,393 Views 42 Comments

There has been a decrease in the number of alcohol dependency cases being treated in recent years, but an increase in their severity.

# alcohol - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit
# Cheers
# Cheers

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Mar 19th 2019, 9:16 AM 15,932 Views 28 Comments

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

# alcohol - Friday 15 March, 2019

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected
# St Patrick's Day
# St Patrick's Day

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

Mar 15th 2019, 9:02 AM 11,459 Views 28 Comments

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

# alcohol - Thursday 14 March, 2019

17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year

Mar 14th 2019, 3:27 PM 10,754 Views 28 Comments

From 1 January to 28 February of this year, 1,429 drivers were arrested.

# alcohol - Saturday 9 March, 2019

One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
# Poll
# Poll

One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

Mar 9th 2019, 8:00 AM 12,732 Views 70 Comments

That’s according to a survey carried out for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

# alcohol - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

Updated Mar 5th 2019, 10:50 AM 22,903 Views 103 Comments

The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.

# alcohol - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it?

Mar 2nd 2019, 12:44 PM 39,383 Views 81 Comments

Shane Ross says he favous reducing the tax on them.

Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax
# VAT
# VAT

Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax

Mar 2nd 2019, 7:00 AM 16,333 Views 46 Comments

The minister for finance said reducing VAT on non-alcoholic beverages would be “difficult to administer”.

# alcohol - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed
# Teaching Council
# Teaching Council

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

Feb 26th 2019, 11:03 PM 47,052 Views 0 Comments

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

# alcohol - Thursday 21 February, 2019

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions
# Lobbying
# Lobbying

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions

Feb 21st 2019, 12:05 AM 21,309 Views 42 Comments

Laws prohibiting the advertising of alcohol within 200 metres of schools will come into effect later this year.

# alcohol - Monday 18 February, 2019

'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock
# Stop Your Wining
# Stop Your Wining

'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock

Feb 18th 2019, 5:03 PM 14,176 Views 10 Comments

Kate Gunn on how she became an accidental teetotaller – and what it changed for her.

# alcohol - Monday 11 February, 2019

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India
# Fatal
# Fatal

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India

Feb 11th 2019, 9:07 AM 16,884 Views 14 Comments

Police suspect methanol had been added to the alcohol.

# alcohol - Monday 21 January, 2019

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

Jan 21st 2019, 5:52 PM 20,726 Views 29 Comments

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

# alcohol - Thursday 17 January, 2019

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'
# Mental Health Service
# Mental Health Service

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'

Jan 17th 2019, 8:18 PM 10,585 Views 10 Comments

Children experiencing a parent’s misuse of alcohol can often be dismissed as acting out.

# alcohol - Friday 4 January, 2019

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December
# Arrests
# Arrests

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Jan 4th 2019, 8:34 PM 14,677 Views 65 Comments

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'
# Left Behind
# Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Jan 4th 2019, 12:05 AM 51,512 Views 25 Comments

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

# alcohol - Friday 21 December, 2018

Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world'
# Global Drugs Survey
# Global Drugs Survey

Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world'

Updated Dec 21st 2018, 6:15 PM 37,455 Views 35 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2019 is seeking participants in Ireland to share their experiences.

Poll: Should the HSE pay for so-called 'drunk tanks' over the festive period?
# Revellers
# Revellers

Poll: Should the HSE pay for so-called 'drunk tanks' over the festive period?

Dec 21st 2018, 8:29 AM 21,386 Views 72 Comments

The NHS in England has set aside funds so drunken revellers don’t end up in A&E.

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'
# Driving Home
# Driving Home

Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus'

Dec 21st 2018, 6:20 AM 10,360 Views 22 Comments

Top to toe in tailbacks.

# alcohol - Monday 17 December, 2018

Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar
# Time Gentlemen Please
# Time Gentlemen Please

Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar

Dec 17th 2018, 7:15 PM 53,936 Views 78 Comments

They said the taxpayer should not be footing the bill for the subsidised alcohol prices.

Lar Corbett's Bar in Thurles in trouble over ad featuring Jesus with a pint
# Good Friday
# Good Friday

Lar Corbett's Bar in Thurles in trouble over ad featuring Jesus with a pint

Dec 17th 2018, 3:45 PM 50,809 Views 78 Comments

A complaint said she was offended by the ad “as a Catholic”.

# alcohol - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking
# Drinking
# Drinking

'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:00 PM 32,756 Views 58 Comments

Ahead of the festive season, TheJournal.ie asked about the toll that excessive drinking can have on people.

# alcohol - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre
# Leitrim
# Leitrim

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre

Nov 17th 2018, 6:00 PM 10,992 Views 3 Comments

The attraction is expected to be up and running in early 2020 – at nearly double the cost than first expected.

# alcohol - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'
# Like And Share A Pint
# Like And Share A Pint

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 8,007 Views 26 Comments

A new study has unearthed the power of alcohol ads online.

# alcohol - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

Settle this once and for all. What's the absolute best gin mixer?
# Mix It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Mix It Up

Settle this once and for all. What's the absolute best gin mixer?

Nov 6th 2018, 8:00 AM 6,412 Views 4 Comments

I recently discovered gin and ginger and will never look back.

# alcohol - Saturday 3 November, 2018

What age were you when you started drinking?
# Jars
From The Daily Edge
# Jars

What age were you when you started drinking?

Nov 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 9,494 Views 3 Comments

Did you wait until you were of legal age?

# alcohol - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas
# Health Study
# Health Study

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

Oct 24th 2018, 6:30 AM 10,237 Views 26 Comments

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

# alcohol - Sunday 14 October, 2018

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down
# Labour Court
# Labour Court

Dublin Port's move to introduce random drug testing for veteran staff slapped down

Oct 14th 2018, 5:30 PM 17,411 Views 8 Comments

Testing of new staff was rolled out in 2013 without union agreement.

# alcohol - Wednesday 10 October, 2018

Alcohol Bill, first published in 2015, finally passes through Oireachtas
# Minimum Pricing
# Minimum Pricing

Alcohol Bill, first published in 2015, finally passes through Oireachtas

Oct 10th 2018, 9:27 PM 15,175 Views 41 Comments

The legislation provides for changes such as minimum pricing and restrictions on advertising.

# alcohol - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

Sep 27th 2018, 3:25 PM 25,133 Views 66 Comments

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

# alcohol - Tuesday 25 September, 2018

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill
# Public Health Alcohol Bill

Cancer warning labels on alcohol products will not be ditched from Public Health Alcohol Bill

Sep 25th 2018, 8:00 PM 11,420 Views 32 Comments

There were reports that warnings on alcohol products linking excessive consumption to fatal cancers were to be removed.

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should there be cancer warnings on alcohol products?

Sep 25th 2018, 9:24 AM 25,825 Views 75 Comments

The proposal is expected to be dropped.

# alcohol - Wednesday 19 September, 2018

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness
# Peter Mcverry Trust
# Peter Mcverry Trust

Call for better access to alcohol treatment services to help tackle rural homelessness

Sep 19th 2018, 6:00 AM 5,079 Views 2 Comments

More than 1,200 people are homeless across rural Ireland.

# alcohol - Monday 17 September, 2018

1,000 days and counting but long-awaited public alcohol bill faces further delays
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

1,000 days and counting but long-awaited public alcohol bill faces further delays

Sep 17th 2018, 1:30 PM 30,978 Views 33 Comments

Lobbyists warn delay to alcohol bill will risk lives.

# alcohol - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Revenue seizes 24,000 litres of beer at Dublin Port

Sep 6th 2018, 7:57 PM 27,277 Views 30 Comments

The driver, a man in his 50s from the UK, was questioned about the smuggled alcohol.

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner
# RIP
# RIP

Dolores O'Riordan's death was 'nothing but a tragic accident', finds coroner

Updated Sep 6th 2018, 3:21 PM 92,673 Views 85 Comments

The inquest took place on what would have been the singer’s 47th birthday.

# alcohol - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use
# Problem Drinking
# Problem Drinking

Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use

Sep 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 11,868 Views 27 Comments

Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.

# alcohol - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,446 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# alcohol - Friday 24 August, 2018

Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you worry about how much alcohol you consume?

Aug 24th 2018, 9:10 AM 37,909 Views 104 Comments

Alcohol is linked to around 2.8 million deaths a year across the world.