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#Alcohol

# alcohol - Friday 24 August, 2018

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 12,975 Views 23 Comments

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

# alcohol - Monday 20 August, 2018

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 41,560 Views 33 Comments

The incident happened in the early hours of Saturday morning.

# alcohol - Thursday 9 August, 2018

'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 39,964 Views 159 Comments

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

# alcohol - Tuesday 7 August, 2018

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 39,357 Views 0 Comments

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

# alcohol - Thursday 2 August, 2018

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 48,475 Views 57 Comments

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

# alcohol - Monday 16 July, 2018

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

Poll: Should Garda stations have 'drunk tanks'?

Jul 16th 2018, 8:24 AM 25,837 Views 46 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 6 July, 2018

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 98,765 Views 208 Comments

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

# alcohol - Saturday 23 June, 2018

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 27,458 Views 71 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 22 June, 2018

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 17,996 Views 27 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 15 June, 2018

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

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

Jun 15th 2018, 5:54 PM 10,421 Views 11 Comments

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

# alcohol - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

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 27,355 Views 49 Comments

It is doing so in the UK.

# alcohol - Friday 25 May, 2018

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 28,286 Views 56 Comments

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

# alcohol - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

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 28,801 Views 32 Comments

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

# alcohol - Saturday 5 May, 2018

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 14,952 Views 34 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 13 April, 2018

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 17,770 Views 42 Comments

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

# alcohol - Thursday 5 April, 2018

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 9,016 Views 26 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 30 March, 2018

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 56,923 Views 26 Comments

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

# alcohol - Thursday 29 March, 2018

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 13,418 Views 25 Comments

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

# alcohol - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

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 10,025 Views 47 Comments

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

# alcohol - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

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 16,896 Views 19 Comments

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

# alcohol - Sunday 25 February, 2018

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 36,517 Views 15 Comments

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

# alcohol - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

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 15,805 Views 39 Comments

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

# alcohol - Friday 2 February, 2018

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 34,095 Views 21 Comments

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

# alcohol - Monday 8 January, 2018

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 44,484 Views 0 Comments

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

# alcohol - Sunday 7 January, 2018

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 19,251 Views 11 Comments

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

# alcohol - Monday 1 January, 2018

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 21,979 Views 55 Comments

More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year.

# alcohol - Friday 29 December, 2017

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 20,755 Views 26 Comments

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

# alcohol - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'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 22,471 Views 25 Comments

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

# alcohol - Saturday 23 December, 2017

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 33,128 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.

# alcohol - Friday 22 December, 2017

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 51,301 Views 27 Comments

Yes, someone’s finally done a scientific study.

# alcohol - Thursday 21 December, 2017

'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 22,644 Views 56 Comments

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

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?
# Advertising
# Advertising

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

Dec 21st 2017, 12:05 AM 21,183 Views 45 Comments

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

# alcohol - Sunday 17 December, 2017

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach
# Toast To The Taoiseach
# Toast To The Taoiseach

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach

Dec 17th 2017, 4:00 PM 21,113 Views 71 Comments

Three of the top five busiest days for the Dáil bar were linked to the Fine Gael leadership challenge.

# alcohol - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking
# All The Wine
# All The Wine

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking

Dec 14th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,261 Views 65 Comments

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the past 300 years.

# alcohol - Thursday 30 November, 2017

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth
# Revenue
# Revenue

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Nov 30th 2017, 6:40 PM 20,623 Views 23 Comments

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness.

# alcohol - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing
# Court Decision
# Court Decision

Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing

Nov 15th 2017, 2:21 PM 12,098 Views 55 Comments

The ruling could have an impact on Ireland’s drinks regulations proposed in the Alcohol Bill.

# alcohol - Friday 3 November, 2017

A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake
# Fake Booze
# Fake Booze

A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake

Nov 3rd 2017, 12:28 PM 61,052 Views 39 Comments

The owner of the Swiss bar travelled to Beijing and refunded the customer.

# alcohol - Saturday 28 October, 2017

Poll: Do you think Irish people are health-conscious?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you think Irish people are health-conscious?

Oct 28th 2017, 9:43 AM 17,330 Views 31 Comments

The majority of Irish people say they are in good health, though over 60% are overweight or obese.

# alcohol - Saturday 21 October, 2017

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2
# Expansion
# Expansion

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2

Oct 21st 2017, 11:30 AM 24,733 Views 52 Comments

It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.

# alcohol - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered
# Nursing A Glass
# Nursing A Glass

Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered

Oct 4th 2017, 1:01 PM 31,241 Views 15 Comments

There’s a lot of confusion around alcohol and breastfeeding. We spoke to an expert for some clarity.