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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 11,432 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 25,833 Views 75 Comments

The proposal is expected to be dropped.

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 5,089 Views 2 Comments

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

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 30,988 Views 33 Comments

Lobbyists warn delay to alcohol bill will risk lives.

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 27,291 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 92,706 Views 85 Comments

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

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 11,886 Views 26 Comments

Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.

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 28,465 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

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 37,918 Views 104 Comments

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

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year
# Slainte
# Slainte

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

Aug 24th 2018, 6:15 AM 12,984 Views 23 Comments

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Man arrested for driving on Dublin's Grafton Street over legal alcohol limit

Aug 20th 2018, 1:46 PM 41,574 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10
# Survey
# Survey

'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10

Aug 9th 2018, 8:09 AM 39,998 Views 159 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland has said that the price of alcohol in Ireland “demonstrates the remarkable affordability of alcohol to everyday shoppers”.

Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him
# Roscommon
# Roscommon

Driver was 11 times over legal alcohol limit, had open bottle of wine beside him

Aug 7th 2018, 10:43 PM 39,363 Views 0 Comments

He was driving on the wrong side of the road when gardaí stopped him.

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia
# Research
# Research

Not drinking alcohol in middle age has been linked to an increased risk of dementia

Aug 2nd 2018, 8:36 AM 48,511 Views 57 Comments

People who don’t drink in midlife have been found to have a 45% higher risk of dementia.

Poll: Should Garda stations have 'drunk tanks'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Garda stations have 'drunk tanks'?

Jul 16th 2018, 8:24 AM 25,847 Views 46 Comments

Similar schemes have been trialled in UK cities like Newcastle, Bristol and Cardiff.

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'
# Off The Road
# Off The Road

Drink-driving laws passed by the Dáil as Danny Healy-Rae shouts, 'This is a sad day for rural Ireland'

Jul 6th 2018, 12:43 PM 98,805 Views 208 Comments

The Road Traffic Amendment Bill has been before the Dáil for over a year.

What Bulmers is doing to reverse its slipping Irish cider sales
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

What Bulmers is doing to reverse its slipping Irish cider sales

Jun 23rd 2018, 6:30 PM 27,464 Views 71 Comments

The drink is selling well in off-licences – but pubs are a challenge.

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner
# Dublin
# Dublin

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

Jun 22nd 2018, 5:44 PM 18,008 Views 27 Comments

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port
# Revenue
# Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,427 Views 11 Comments

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit
# Spoons
# Spoons

Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit

Jun 13th 2018, 10:03 PM 27,358 Views 49 Comments

It is doing so in the UK.

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'
# Gp Conference
# Gp Conference

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

May 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 28,313 Views 56 Comments

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed
# Courts
# Courts

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed

May 9th 2018, 10:38 PM 28,826 Views 32 Comments

A garda witness said that “alcohol was the catalyst” for the attack.

Japanese scientists invent 'wood alcohol' made from trees
# Wood You Like A Drink?
# Wood You Like A Drink?

Japanese scientists invent 'wood alcohol' made from trees

May 5th 2018, 5:30 PM 14,979 Views 34 Comments

The scientists hope to have the product on shop shelves within three years.

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5
# Cutting Back
# Cutting Back

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Apr 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 17,870 Views 42 Comments

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

Health taxes 'can reduce consumption' of harmful products among the poor
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Health taxes 'can reduce consumption' of harmful products among the poor

Apr 5th 2018, 6:05 AM 9,030 Views 26 Comments

While consumption might dtop – the net effect on obesity is negligible.

Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time
# Maura Hallinan
# Maura Hallinan

Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time

Mar 30th 2018, 1:24 PM 56,933 Views 26 Comments

Maura Hallinan was just eight years old when the ban on pubs opening on Good Friday was enacted.

Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend
# MIT Checkpoints
# MIT Checkpoints

Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend

Mar 29th 2018, 12:29 PM 13,430 Views 24 Comments

59 people have been killed or seriously injured in Easter crashes since 2012.

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012
# Danger Zone
# Danger Zone

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Mar 14th 2018, 3:18 PM 10,033 Views 47 Comments

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

Coca-Cola is bringing out its first ever alcoholic drink and will sell it in Japan
# Chu Hi
# Chu Hi

Coca-Cola is bringing out its first ever alcoholic drink and will sell it in Japan

Mar 7th 2018, 10:05 PM 16,899 Views 19 Comments

Its president in Japan said the launch there doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll happen elsewhere.

The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US
# Bad Apples
# Bad Apples

The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US

Feb 25th 2018, 8:00 AM 36,551 Views 15 Comments

C&C’s distribution deal with the Pabst Brewing Company has come to an end.

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
# Premature Deaths
# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,815 Views 39 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

A little bit of wine can help 'clean the mind', scientists say
# Wine O'clock
# Wine O'clock

A little bit of wine can help 'clean the mind', scientists say

Feb 2nd 2018, 9:47 PM 34,103 Views 21 Comments

Alcohol helps the systems that flushes the bad toxins out of our brains, the researchers said.

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit
# High Court
# High Court

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

Jan 8th 2018, 4:34 PM 44,489 Views 0 Comments

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer
# New Year's Resolution
# New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Jan 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,261 Views 11 Comments

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland
# St James's Gate
# St James's Gate

The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland

Jan 1st 2018, 11:40 AM 22,068 Views 55 Comments

More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year.

Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink
# Errant Nonsense
# Errant Nonsense

Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink

Dec 29th 2017, 6:55 PM 20,791 Views 29 Comments

A guest on the show claimed he a bottle of vodka was left in his dressing room, even though he was fighting alcoholism.

'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector
# Party Quarter
# Party Quarter

'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector

Dec 24th 2017, 8:15 PM 22,491 Views 25 Comments

Annual arrivals have almost doubled since 2009 to 3.5 million last year.

These were the top 5 most popular drinks in the Dáil bar this year
# Black Gold
# Black Gold

These were the top 5 most popular drinks in the Dáil bar this year

Dec 23rd 2017, 4:00 PM 33,146 Views 60 Comments

Figures released to TheJournal.ie show that sales of Guinness raked in over €30,000 between the beginning of the year and 30 November.

How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions?
# Scientific Study
# Scientific Study

How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions?

Dec 22nd 2017, 9:30 PM 51,323 Views 26 Comments

Yes, someone’s finally done a scientific study.

'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'
# Problem Drinking
# Problem Drinking

'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'

Dec 21st 2017, 10:00 PM 22,656 Views 56 Comments

Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.