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# binge-drinking - Monday 15 June, 2020

Two-thirds of men turn to alcohol to combat loneliness and boredom during Covid-19 pandemic
# Covid19
# Covid19

Two-thirds of men turn to alcohol to combat loneliness and boredom during Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 17,405 Views 50 Comments

The survey echoed recent surveys which indicated alcohol consumption has increased during the pandemic.

# binge-drinking - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

Jan 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 27,304 Views 28 Comments

Guillaume blamed binge drinking among young people largely on spirits.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture

Mar 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,192 Views 45 Comments

However, many are now beginning to see the health implications of alcohol misuse.

# binge-drinking - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling
# Healthy Ireland Survey
# Healthy Ireland Survey

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Oct 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 14,844 Views 88 Comments

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

# binge-drinking - Friday 8 January, 2016

Men told to limit themselves to six pints a week
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Men told to limit themselves to six pints a week

Jan 8th 2016, 9:29 PM 22,461 Views 104 Comments

New advice from British medical officers warned regular drinking increases the risk of developing cancer.

# binge-drinking - Monday 19 October, 2015

A bad hangover won't just hurt your head - it's damaging the country as well
# Can It
# Can It

A bad hangover won't just hurt your head - it's damaging the country as well

Oct 19th 2015, 10:50 AM 16,493 Views 50 Comments

A new US study has calculated the cost of binge drinking to the economy.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?

Jul 7th 2015, 8:49 AM 12,865 Views 36 Comments

One state in the US allows judges to enforce this, with offenders being required to check in daily to be tested.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

"Ireland has a serious problem - we drink too much alcohol"
# Switching To Water
# Switching To Water

"Ireland has a serious problem - we drink too much alcohol"

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:17 PM 16,664 Views 91 Comments

This comes as the government makes €1 million available to raise awareness about alcohol abuse.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

Drinking to excess: 'I woke up at 3am in hospital and had no idea how I got there'
# Binge
# Binge

Drinking to excess: 'I woke up at 3am in hospital and had no idea how I got there'

Apr 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 18,710 Views 10 Comments

Lucy Rocca got a wake-up call that night and realised her relationship with alcohol was not a healthy one.

# binge-drinking - Friday 3 April, 2015

What’s the problem with an “Out-of-Control” drinking campaign?
# Opinion
# Opinion

What’s the problem with an “Out-of-Control” drinking campaign?

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 305 Views 42 Comments

There has been controversy surrounding an anti-binge drinking campaign which, while having an independent Board, is funded by drinks industry giant Diageo.

# binge-drinking - Monday 23 February, 2015

Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you
# Opinion
# Opinion

Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:19 PM 930 Views 96 Comments

It is impossible for a body bought and paid for by the drinks industry to honestly communicate the effects of alcohol on the individual.

# binge-drinking - Friday 13 February, 2015

Poll: What do you consider binge drinking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: What do you consider binge drinking?

Feb 13th 2015, 8:33 AM 19,089 Views 58 Comments

Some say the definition is part of the problem.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity
# Budget 2015
# Budget 2015

Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:55 PM 9,599 Views 48 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.

# binge-drinking - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?

Jul 19th 2014, 10:38 AM 15,063 Views 159 Comments

There have been calls for minimum pricing levels to be raised but do you think that would make any difference?

# binge-drinking - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking
# Sober Ireland
# Sober Ireland

Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking

Jul 5th 2014, 9:30 PM 42,112 Views 98 Comments

This is how life is when you don’t drink.

# binge-drinking - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 26,520 Views 51 Comments

Ever wondered where we drink and how much? Wonder no more.

We spent €50 million a week on alcohol in 2013 - and 75% of that was binge drinking
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

We spent €50 million a week on alcohol in 2013 - and 75% of that was binge drinking

Jun 23rd 2014, 11:41 AM 10,497 Views 84 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland says that “we can no longer afford to accept our harmful relationship with alcohol as the norm”.

# binge-drinking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers

May 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 20,083 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many days until the next Budget?

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink

May 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 34,410 Views 48 Comments

Fever, inflammation, tissue destruction…the list goes on.

# binge-drinking - Thursday 15 May, 2014

The 9 at 9: Thursday
# The 9 At 9
# The 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 15th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,403 Views 4 Comments

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Ireland has the second highest rate of binge drinking in the world
# Back Away From The Pint
# Back Away From The Pint

Ireland has the second highest rate of binge drinking in the world

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 69,938 Views 106 Comments

Men are more likely to engage in binge drinking with 62.4 per cent of male drinkers over the age of 15 saying they had engaged in heavy episode drinking in the last 30 days.

The 5 at 5: Wednesday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

May 14th 2014, 4:42 PM 7,416 Views 7 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# binge-drinking - Monday 12 May, 2014

Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined - WHO
# Abuse
# Abuse

Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined - WHO

May 12th 2014, 2:22 PM 11,295 Views 59 Comments

This equates to one death every 10 seconds.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't
# Substance Abuse
# Substance Abuse

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't

Feb 4th 2014, 12:45 PM 46 Views 39 Comments

NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.

Neknomination ‘just one small aspect’ of Ireland’s harmful drinking culture
# Alcohol Abuse
# Alcohol Abuse

Neknomination ‘just one small aspect’ of Ireland’s harmful drinking culture

Feb 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,823 Views 48 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland said our attitude to alcohol provides the perfect culture for crazes like this to take hold, particularly among the younger generations.

# binge-drinking - Monday 3 February, 2014

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 73,812 Views 164 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace
# Backlash
# Backlash

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 35,929 Views 59 Comments

The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:42 PM 15,430 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach, a judge and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland all warned against the social media craze.

The 5 at 5: Monday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Monday

Feb 3rd 2014, 4:47 PM 7,347 Views 0 Comments

Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…

# binge-drinking - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations
# Dangerous Drinking
# Dangerous Drinking

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:55 PM 43,123 Views 107 Comments

A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze

Jan 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 62,628 Views 68 Comments

The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.

# binge-drinking - Saturday 21 September, 2013

Hangovers actually get better later in life
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Hangovers actually get better later in life

Sep 21st 2013, 9:45 AM 14,979 Views 72 Comments

Cheers to science. (But seriously, don’t do it anyway.)

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 27 August, 2013

Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels
# Warning
# Warning

Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels

Aug 27th 2013, 10:30 PM 6,585 Views 33 Comments

Reacting to research that shows a decline in pregnant women drinking, an alcohol lobby group says drinks should carry warning labels.

Pregnant women are drinking less in Ireland
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Pregnant women are drinking less in Ireland

Aug 27th 2013, 11:21 AM 10,107 Views 98 Comments

Most Irish women don’t drink at all during pregnancy, but 2.5 per cent do so three or more times a week.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation
# Student Life
# Student Life

UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation

Aug 20th 2013, 5:11 PM 15,845 Views 44 Comments

A recent survey found almost half of all students at the Cork campus engage in binge-drinking more than once a week.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 18 June, 2013

Revealed: British to blame for Ireland's drink problem
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Revealed: British to blame for Ireland's drink problem

Jun 18th 2013, 2:43 PM 31,743 Views 140 Comments

A University College Dublin study found students from traditionally British areas of the country are more likely to binge drink.

# binge-drinking - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Poll: Should Ireland follow Scotland and introduce a minimum alcohol price?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Ireland follow Scotland and introduce a minimum alcohol price?

May 4th 2013, 10:37 AM 13,014 Views 111 Comments

Minimum pricing stops retailers from selling alcohol cheaply in a bid to prevent people from binge drinking.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,202 Views 128 Comments

Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.

# binge-drinking - Monday 18 March, 2013

Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'

Mar 18th 2013, 2:11 PM 13,995 Views 79 Comments

Today the Alcohol Forum launched Ireland’s first National Alcohol Awareness Week.

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Young creatives asked to submit multimedia pieces exploring 'the pacing of our drinking'
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Young creatives asked to submit multimedia pieces exploring 'the pacing of our drinking'

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,983 Views 8 Comments

The competition, aimed at promoting the responsible use of alcohol, offers a €5,000 cash prize for third-level film and multimedia students.

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