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# booze - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?

Jan 2nd 2021, 10:27 AM 54,803 Views 62 Comments

Or is now just not the time for that?

# booze - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about pints?
# Pour One Out
# Pour One Out

Quiz: How much do you know about pints?

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 71,415 Views 44 Comments

A pint’s a pound, the world around.

# booze - Friday 17 January, 2020

Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza
# Magaluf
# Magaluf

Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza

Jan 17th 2020, 7:44 PM 34,541 Views 25 Comments

Fines for offences will range from €6,000 to €600,000.

# booze - Wednesday 18 December, 2019

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar
# Minimum Pricing
# Minimum Pricing

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar

Dec 18th 2019, 8:19 AM 17,782 Views 61 Comments

The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.

# booze - Sunday 30 June, 2019

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland?

Jun 30th 2019, 11:05 AM 65,009 Views 178 Comments

Similar rules in Scotland have seen the sales of alcohol drop dramatically in the past year.

# booze - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Finance Minister was going to give smokers a break in Budget 2019 - but changed his mind
# Cigarettes And Alcohol
# Cigarettes And Alcohol

Finance Minister was going to give smokers a break in Budget 2019 - but changed his mind

Dec 27th 2018, 6:00 AM 15,849 Views 22 Comments

The department said the last-minute shift was for health reasons.

# booze - Monday 5 November, 2018

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year
# PROHIBITED
# PROHIBITED

Alcohol ads to be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next year

Nov 5th 2018, 12:01 AM 9,045 Views 40 Comments

From 12 November 2019, ads for alcohol in the cinema will also be banned except for over 18s movies.

# booze - Thursday 27 September, 2018

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port
# Booze
# Booze

€165,000 in smuggled beer seized at Dublin Port

Sep 27th 2018, 10:47 PM 18,384 Views 29 Comments

The 25,700 litres of alcohol were seized from a foreign-registered truck entering the country on a ferry from Holyhead in Wales yesterday.

# booze - 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 11,346 Views 32 Comments

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

# booze - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back
# On The Agenda
# On The Agenda

After a long hiatus, the Bill to ban booze ads from buses, trains and near schools is back

Nov 8th 2017, 7:55 AM 8,529 Views 45 Comments

It’s showdown time for the controversial Public Health Alcohol Bill which is back on the agenda this week.

# booze - 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 28,284 Views 13 Comments

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

# booze - Saturday 23 September, 2017

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill
# Booze
# Booze

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

Sep 23rd 2017, 9:00 AM 25,401 Views 72 Comments

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

# booze - Friday 23 June, 2017

Poll: Should alcohol advertising be banned in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should alcohol advertising be banned in Ireland?

Jun 23rd 2017, 9:06 AM 21,043 Views 109 Comments

We want to know if you think there are too many ads for drink around these days.

# booze - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

A complete rundown of those outrageously Irish St Patrick's Day booze tutorials
# Booze
From The Daily Edge
# Booze

A complete rundown of those outrageously Irish St Patrick's Day booze tutorials

Mar 14th 2017, 9:00 PM 6,420 Views 1 Comment

So much booze.

# booze - Sunday 15 January, 2017

12 Things You'll Know If You Learned How to Drink in a Field
# Booze
From The Daily Edge
# Booze

12 Things You'll Know If You Learned How to Drink in a Field

Jan 15th 2017, 1:00 PM 3,925 Views 0 Comments

It’s a rite of passage.

# booze - Thursday 1 December, 2016

J1-favourite Four Loko is finally being brought to Ireland
# Four Loko
From The Daily Edge
# Four Loko

J1-favourite Four Loko is finally being brought to Ireland

Dec 1st 2016, 7:51 AM 13,270 Views 4 Comments

Prepare yourselves.

# booze - Thursday 17 November, 2016

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol
# Showdown
# Showdown

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Nov 17th 2016, 5:31 PM 19,431 Views 50 Comments

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# booze - Thursday 29 September, 2016

Craft beer takeover to continue as Irish college offers first ever brewing course
# Good News
# Good News

Craft beer takeover to continue as Irish college offers first ever brewing course

Sep 29th 2016, 2:01 PM 15,783 Views 38 Comments

Classes begin September of next year.

# booze - Tuesday 19 July, 2016

Deliveroo launches alcohol delivery service in Ireland
# Deliver-booze
# Deliver-booze

Deliveroo launches alcohol delivery service in Ireland

Jul 19th 2016, 5:49 PM 44,535 Views 48 Comments

The service will mostly be limited to Dublin.

# booze - Friday 15 July, 2016

11 people who took the art of the 'sneaky naggin' to the next level
# Crouching Tiger Hidden Naggin
From The Daily Edge
# Crouching Tiger Hidden Naggin

11 people who took the art of the 'sneaky naggin' to the next level

Jul 15th 2016, 9:30 PM 22,345 Views 2 Comments

We bow to you.

# booze - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Did you hear the one about the mystery American tourists and the free bar?
# It's On Me
# It's On Me

Did you hear the one about the mystery American tourists and the free bar?

Jun 25th 2016, 2:09 PM 47,624 Views 38 Comments

A mystery group turned up in Tralee earlier this week and decided to cover the cost of everyone’s booze.

# booze - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Booze ban deters Indian worshippers from visiting temples
# Unfortunate
# Unfortunate

Booze ban deters Indian worshippers from visiting temples

Apr 9th 2016, 7:00 PM 4,122 Views 3 Comments

Liquor had been the traditional offering.

# booze - Thursday 17 March, 2016

Poll: Will you drink alcohol today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Will you drink alcohol today?

Mar 17th 2016, 10:04 AM 36,859 Views 117 Comments

What’ll yours be?

'Ireland is hopelessly devoted to alcohol, you'll see that today'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ireland is hopelessly devoted to alcohol, you'll see that today'

Mar 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,964 Views 114 Comments

Andrew McGinley, who has worked behind a bar many a St Patrick’s Day, says that while you see everyone enjoying themselves, a bigger question comes to mind.

# booze - Friday 19 February, 2016

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
# Going Out
# Going Out

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week

Feb 19th 2016, 7:30 AM 22,250 Views 61 Comments

Galway Bay Brewery, which already runs a number of pubs in the city centre, is moving out to the suburbs.

# booze - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
# Going Out
From The Daily Edge
# Going Out

Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week

Feb 18th 2016, 10:00 PM 4,379 Views 1 Comment

Excellent.

# booze - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

North Korea claims to have invented hangover-free booze
# Clear Head
# Clear Head

North Korea claims to have invented hangover-free booze

Jan 20th 2016, 8:14 AM 29,543 Views 27 Comments

It’s between 30% and 40% proof – but causes no headaches. Apparently.

# booze - Friday 15 January, 2016

This comedian made a 'booze suit' to sneak alcohol on a boat
# Hidden Naggin
From The Daily Edge
# Hidden Naggin

This comedian made a 'booze suit' to sneak alcohol on a boat

Jan 15th 2016, 6:51 PM 6,892 Views 6 Comments

Well done, lad.

# booze - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

8 reasons to keep telling yourself Dry January is the smart choice
# On The Dry
From The Daily Edge
# On The Dry

8 reasons to keep telling yourself Dry January is the smart choice

Jan 5th 2016, 11:07 AM 5,812 Views 0 Comments

The unbearable smugness of being.

# booze - Friday 4 December, 2015

7 boozy hot drinks to warm you up tonight
# Winter Drinks
From The Daily Edge
# Winter Drinks

7 boozy hot drinks to warm you up tonight

Dec 4th 2015, 11:39 AM 5,672 Views 0 Comments

Warm up, wrap up, booze up.

# booze - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

10 ways to DIY your own booze-filled advent calendar
# Merry Boozemas
From The Daily Edge
# Merry Boozemas

10 ways to DIY your own booze-filled advent calendar

Dec 1st 2015, 10:23 AM 26,267 Views 0 Comments

Tis the season to be ‘jolly’.

# booze - Monday 5 October, 2015

This Irish beer just got voted the best of its kind in the world
# Up Cork
From The Daily Edge
# Up Cork

This Irish beer just got voted the best of its kind in the world

Oct 5th 2015, 9:21 AM 7,013 Views 2 Comments

… and no, it’s not Guinness.

# booze - Wednesday 30 September, 2015

This English village is about to allow alcohol sales for the first time ever
# Opening The Floodgates
# Opening The Floodgates

This English village is about to allow alcohol sales for the first time ever

Sep 30th 2015, 9:37 PM 24,589 Views 40 Comments

Bournville, which was founded by the teetotal Cadbury family, was the last remaining “dry village” in England.

# booze - Friday 17 July, 2015

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like
# Booze
# Booze

Here's what Dublin's newest Wetherspoons looks like

Jul 17th 2015, 7:54 PM 41,923 Views 57 Comments

The Old Borough in Swords will open its doors next week.

# booze - Tuesday 7 July, 2015

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink
# Baby Bottle
# Baby Bottle

Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink

Jul 7th 2015, 7:52 AM 15,902 Views 52 Comments

That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.

# booze - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution
# Boston Lager
# Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jun 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 17,084 Views 21 Comments

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

# booze - Wednesday 10 June, 2015

This is how Irish alcohol taxes compare to the rest of the EU
# Booze
# Booze

This is how Irish alcohol taxes compare to the rest of the EU

Jun 10th 2015, 1:15 PM 23,838 Views 52 Comments

A new report says that the cost of a pub pint would be 14% lower if Ireland’s beer excise was as low as the German rate.

# booze - Thursday 21 May, 2015

First world problem alert: There's a global Prosecco drought on the way...
# Say It Ain't So
# Say It Ain't So

First world problem alert: There's a global Prosecco drought on the way...

May 21st 2015, 3:35 PM 34,807 Views 26 Comments

The grape used to produce everyone’s favourite pre-drink has had a couple of particularly bad harvests in a row in Italy.

# booze - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren't the worst in the world
# Booze
# Booze

When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren't the worst in the world

May 13th 2015, 9:49 AM 25,461 Views 43 Comments

We’re actually the fourth worst, according to a new report.

# booze - Friday 3 April, 2015

Poll: Do you agree with the Good Friday alcohol ban?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you agree with the Good Friday alcohol ban?

Apr 3rd 2015, 9:01 AM 34,455 Views 201 Comments

Or will you be having a tipple today?

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