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# binge-drinking - Friday 31 August, 2012

Glass shape influences how quickly we drink alcohol
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Glass shape influences how quickly we drink alcohol

Aug 31st 2012, 2:54 PM 9,921 Views 28 Comments

Research shows drinking out of a curved glass will increase a person’s rate of drinking compared to a straight-sided glass.

# binge-drinking - Monday 23 July, 2012

"We're drinking too much as a country" - Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions
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# Alcohol

"We're drinking too much as a country" - Shortall confirms alcohol restrictions

Jul 23rd 2012, 8:55 AM 9,394 Views 132 Comments

Junior minister says the cheap and easy availability of alcohol needs to be addressed to curb consumption.

# binge-drinking - Friday 6 April, 2012

Grieving father of Caolan Mulrooney warns over youth drinking culture
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# Alcohol

Grieving father of Caolan Mulrooney warns over youth drinking culture

Apr 6th 2012, 10:23 AM 9,158 Views 8 Comments

Caolan, 19, died after falling from a wall after a night out in Cork last year.

# binge-drinking - Monday 20 February, 2012

The Daily Fix: Monday
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# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Monday

Feb 20th 2012, 7:45 PM 5,692 Views 1 Comment

Your evening round-up of the day’s biggest news stories…

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month
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# Alcohol

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

Feb 20th 2012, 4:29 PM 7,231 Views 43 Comments

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home?
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# Your Say

Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home?

Jan 18th 2012, 10:57 AM 8,323 Views 72 Comments

Junior Minister Roisin Shortall thinks parents who do so might mean well – but could be doing harm. What do you think?

# binge-drinking - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault
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# Opinion

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault

Oct 20th 2011, 9:18 AM 391 Views 32 Comments

Research shows that drinking alone doesn’t make people flirt and start fights. So the answer must lie in ourselves, writes Shane Leavy.

# binge-drinking - Monday 22 August, 2011

Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed?
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# Your Say

Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed?

Aug 22nd 2011, 9:47 AM 4,548 Views 33 Comments

Senator Averil Power has proposed the release of Junior Cert result be changed from the traditional Wednesday to Friday instead in an attempt to combat underage drinking. What do you think of the proposal?

Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges”
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# Underage Drinking

Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges”

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:00 AM 3,703 Views 14 Comments

Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power thinks students can get their hands on alcohol more easily on a midweek night.

# binge-drinking - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Poll: Does Ireland have a dangerous drinking culture?
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# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland have a dangerous drinking culture?

Aug 10th 2011, 10:13 AM 4,011 Views 69 Comments

A charity has said that alcohol is seriously damaging Irish society. So today we’re asking: Is our drinking culture a problem?

# binge-drinking - Tuesday 5 April, 2011

Scientists discover gene linked to alcohol consumption
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# Health

Scientists discover gene linked to alcohol consumption

Apr 5th 2011, 10:41 AM 943 Views 0 Comments

Researchers have identified a gene which appears to regulating the amount of alcohol a person consumes – people with the gene drink an average of five per cent less alcohol than those without it.