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# booze - Tuesday 31 March, 2015

Poll: Should off licences near to big events be temporarily closed?
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Poll: Should off licences near to big events be temporarily closed?

Mar 31st 2015, 10:40 AM 16,157 Views 80 Comments

What do you think?

# booze - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label
# Diageo
# Diageo

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Mar 21st 2015, 1:27 PM 26,383 Views 54 Comments

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

# booze - Sunday 1 March, 2015

10 indulgent boozy coffees you can make at home
# Cawwwfee
From The Daily Edge
# Cawwwfee

10 indulgent boozy coffees you can make at home

Mar 1st 2015, 11:00 AM 5,610 Views 1 Comment

Get drunk while you wake up.

# booze - Monday 16 February, 2015

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show
# Loved Up
# Loved Up

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show

Feb 16th 2015, 11:13 PM 76,566 Views 74 Comments

Some even made formal complaints.

# booze - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?

Feb 7th 2015, 9:27 AM 26,337 Views 247 Comments

The Government are considering the issue, but what do you think?

# booze - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Those supermarket booze deals could be in danger...
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Those supermarket booze deals could be in danger...

Feb 4th 2015, 7:38 AM 49,127 Views 205 Comments

There will also be regulation of sports sponsorship for the first time if new legislation agreed by the Government passes.

# booze - Monday 2 February, 2015

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales
# Holy Spirits
# Holy Spirits

Fitzgerald is looking at possibility of allowing Good Friday alcohol sales

Feb 2nd 2015, 8:32 PM 19,629 Views 104 Comments

The minister met with representative groups last week but said public opinion on this issue is “deeply divided”.

# booze - Saturday 31 January, 2015

Should sports arenas have 'no alcohol' areas so kids aren't sharing stands with drunks?
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Should sports arenas have 'no alcohol' areas so kids aren't sharing stands with drunks?

Jan 31st 2015, 4:00 PM 10,632 Views 52 Comments

TD Róisín Shortall has questioned how appropriate is is for children to be in what can be heavy drinking atmospheres at matches.

# booze - Friday 16 January, 2015

Leo Varadkar is off the booze for January
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

Leo Varadkar is off the booze for January

Jan 16th 2015, 1:02 PM 19,443 Views 53 Comments

The Minister is taking part in the Irish Heart Foundation’s abstinence campaign.

# booze - Thursday 1 January, 2015

Government was worried about hiking up tax on booze in 1984 because we were so broke...
# 1984 State Papers
# 1984 State Papers

Government was worried about hiking up tax on booze in 1984 because we were so broke...

Jan 1st 2015, 10:15 AM 11,273 Views 17 Comments

… but they did it anyway.

# booze - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Poll: Did you drink alcohol when you were underage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you drink alcohol when you were underage?

Dec 23rd 2014, 9:07 AM 23,491 Views 73 Comments

Or did you stay away?

# booze - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze
# On A Budget
# On A Budget

Surge in garda age card applications as young people switch to supermarket booze

Dec 6th 2014, 7:30 AM 16,711 Views 37 Comments

More than 61,000 cards were issued last year.

# booze - Friday 17 October, 2014

Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size
# Drankin'
From The Daily Edge
# Drankin'

Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size

Oct 17th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,849 Views 28 Comments

Keep this in mind in the pub tonight.

# booze - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?
# Ocsober
# Ocsober

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?

Oct 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,727 Views 49 Comments

A month long initiative helps raise funds for a charity that teaches children to make safer and healthier choices about their alcohol and drug use.

# booze - Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: It's still okay to say 'NO!' to your Junior Cert teen on drinking

Sep 10th 2014, 4:10 PM 1,347 Views 52 Comments

…But saying ‘No’ alone is not good enough. Tell the whole story.

# booze - 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 9,614 Views 48 Comments

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

# booze - Saturday 9 August, 2014

Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence
# Bargain Booze
From The Daily Edge
# Bargain Booze

Teenager charged 1p for having to show her ID in the off-licence

Aug 9th 2014, 5:00 PM 7,028 Views 8 Comments

Adding insult to injury.

# booze - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Men are more likely to talk about 'sensitive' issues at the pub
# Cruising For A Boozing
# Cruising For A Boozing

Men are more likely to talk about 'sensitive' issues at the pub

Aug 6th 2014, 6:36 PM 12,013 Views 26 Comments

Amazing as it may seem, something about the public house just makes fellas more open and honest.

# booze - Friday 1 August, 2014

Poll: Should we introduce 'sobriety tags' for offenders of alcohol-related crimes?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we introduce 'sobriety tags' for offenders of alcohol-related crimes?

Aug 1st 2014, 9:18 AM 10,181 Views 78 Comments

A pilot scheme was launched in London yesterday – should we follow suit?

# booze - Monday 14 July, 2014

A glass or two of alcohol a day is good for you? Think again, say scientists
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

A glass or two of alcohol a day is good for you? Think again, say scientists

Jul 14th 2014, 3:15 PM 25,895 Views 21 Comments

Researchers say the long-held belief in the health benefits of light drinking may have been flawed.

# booze - Thursday 10 July, 2014

GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project
# Mayo
# Mayo

GSOC finds "no evidence" of booze deliveries for gardaí at Shell project

Jul 10th 2014, 9:09 PM 13,204 Views 74 Comments

It was alleged last year that a company contracted by Shell supplied alcohol to Belmullet Garda Station.

# booze - Monday 23 June, 2014

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 10,510 Views 84 Comments

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

# booze - Thursday 19 June, 2014

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday
# Confiscated
# Confiscated

Gardaí seized all this alcohol on Portmarnock beach yesterday

Jun 19th 2014, 6:15 PM 45,401 Views 89 Comments

By 10am this morning, council cleanup crews had collected more than 200 bags of rubbish from the beach.

# booze - Monday 2 June, 2014

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

61% of independent off-licences will sack staff if excise duty rises

Jun 2nd 2014, 11:52 AM 9,090 Views 50 Comments

Just 7 per cent of these businesses said they have managed to maintain pre-Budget 2014 sales volumes.

# booze - 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 70,508 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.

# booze - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains*
# Drink Taken
From The Daily Edge
# Drink Taken

Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains*

May 6th 2014, 8:09 AM 10,742 Views 6 Comments

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

# booze - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White
# Drink
# Drink

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,241 Views 25 Comments

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.

# booze - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year

Apr 1st 2014, 1:53 PM 10,787 Views 49 Comments

That’s 3 million litres less than 2012.

# booze - Friday 14 March, 2014

Dublin off licences urged not to sell booze before 4pm on Paddy’s Day
# Locked Out
# Locked Out

Dublin off licences urged not to sell booze before 4pm on Paddy’s Day

Mar 14th 2014, 11:09 PM 28,739 Views 96 Comments

Off licences in the north inner city have had this agreement with gardaí over the last few years and councillor Mary Fitzpatrick wants others to follow suit.

# booze - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

This is what it looks like when your supermarket booze aisle collapses
# Smash
From The Daily Edge
# Smash

This is what it looks like when your supermarket booze aisle collapses

Oct 8th 2013, 6:00 PM 23,400 Views 44 Comments

OUCH.

# booze - Monday 23 September, 2013

More than 950 pubs closed down in Ireland over a five year period
# Irish Pub
# Irish Pub

More than 950 pubs closed down in Ireland over a five year period

Sep 23rd 2013, 2:53 PM 10,170 Views 43 Comments

Consumption of alcohol is down 14.1 per cent on 2007 levels, says drinks industry report.

# booze - 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 15,022 Views 72 Comments

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

# booze - Friday 13 September, 2013

New scheme encourages parents to bring their teens to the pub
# Alcohol Abuse
# Alcohol Abuse

New scheme encourages parents to bring their teens to the pub

Sep 13th 2013, 10:00 AM 14,882 Views 82 Comments

The Vintners’ Federation of Ireland said that the scheme aims to promote mature drinking for young adults.

# booze - Thursday 22 August, 2013

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'
# National Campaign
# National Campaign

'€6.3bn is too much to spend on booze for a small country'

Aug 22nd 2013, 5:19 PM 13,473 Views 120 Comments

There was €6.3 billion spent on alcohol in 2012, up 1.2 per cent on 2011.

# booze - Monday 12 August, 2013

Lisa McInerney: Time might be up for the rural pub - but I'll miss it
# Opinion
# Opinion

Lisa McInerney: Time might be up for the rural pub - but I'll miss it

Aug 12th 2013, 7:00 AM 237 Views 31 Comments

Changing consumption habits – driven by economics or social change – are shutting our locals. Should we care?

# booze - Saturday 13 July, 2013

See what your alcohol intake could do to your face in 10 years
# Moderation Mirror
# Moderation Mirror

See what your alcohol intake could do to your face in 10 years

Jul 13th 2013, 5:00 PM 27,934 Views 34 Comments

Scottish campaign to encourage moderate drinking is rather scary.

# booze - 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 32,036 Views 140 Comments

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

# booze - Saturday 8 June, 2013

9 foods you firmly believe will cure a hangover
# Chinese Takeaway
From The Daily Edge
# Chinese Takeaway

9 foods you firmly believe will cure a hangover

Jun 8th 2013, 9:30 AM 42,506 Views 85 Comments

But probably won’t.

# booze - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?

May 19th 2013, 11:16 AM 12,380 Views 80 Comments

In the last year, the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland fell by 4.4 per cent.