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# booze - Sunday 19 May, 2013

'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years
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'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years

May 19th 2013, 10:43 AM 11,487 Views 34 Comments

The amount of beer drank in the last year increased but the consumption of cider, spirits and wine all fell.

# booze - Thursday 9 May, 2013

6 gadgets people have invented just to smuggle booze
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From The Daily Edge
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6 gadgets people have invented just to smuggle booze

May 9th 2013, 4:30 PM 3,798 Views 1 Comment

Stuffing a naggin in your sock is for amateurs.

# booze - Sunday 5 May, 2013

Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers
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# Wine Me

Wines getting boozier - and leaving us with worse hangovers

May 5th 2013, 6:30 PM 20,158 Views 34 Comments

But it’s our own fault, say wine economists – consumers want fruitier wines which involve higher sugar/alcohol levels.

# booze - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?
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# Opinion

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?

Mar 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 384 Views 134 Comments

Today is one of two days of the year when alcohol cannot be sold or purchased. In an almost post-apocalyptic scene, people rush to stock up the day before so that they aren’t left short and so they can get through their Friday night, but what’s that say about us as a society, asks Kathryn Reilly.

# booze - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try
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# 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 1,333 Views 128 Comments

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

# booze - Monday 31 December, 2012

Column: 7 things to know about teenage drinking (and how to deal with it)
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# Read Me

Column: 7 things to know about teenage drinking (and how to deal with it)

Dec 31st 2012, 8:30 PM 12,893 Views 32 Comments

Are your teens heading to a New Year’s Eve party? Sheila O’Malley has some tips on how to navigate the issue of teenage drinking.

# booze - Thursday 25 October, 2012

6 of the worst sounding alcoholic drinks of all time
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From The Daily Edge
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6 of the worst sounding alcoholic drinks of all time

Oct 25th 2012, 5:13 PM 19,551 Views 44 Comments

From ‘Panty Peeler’ to ‘Santa’s Butt’, here are some of the worst beer and wine names out there.

# booze - Sunday 21 October, 2012

Alcohol awareness week set for Ireland next year
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# Booze

Alcohol awareness week set for Ireland next year

Oct 21st 2012, 8:00 AM 4,444 Views 30 Comments

The UK has a week dedicated to highlighting issues and service surrounding alcohol use and abuse – now a non-profit group here wants their campaign to go nationwide.

# booze - Saturday 28 July, 2012

Column: Yes, booze causes problems – but why tar us all with the same brush?
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# Opinion

Column: Yes, booze causes problems – but why tar us all with the same brush?

Jul 28th 2012, 7:45 AM 58 Views 46 Comments

Proposals to hike the minimum price of alcohol are penalising moderate drinkers for the sins of those who have bigger problems, writes Aaron McKenna.

# booze - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Column: Discussing teen drinking... over a bottle of vino
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# Opinion

Column: Discussing teen drinking... over a bottle of vino

Jul 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 222 Views 23 Comments

“Alcohol, to a child, must seem like some sort of guaranteed treat for grown-ups. It’s advertised as being fuel for wit, a stylish accessory, or a national heritage.”

# booze - Sunday 8 April, 2012

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
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From The Daily Edge
# Guinness Friday

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British

Apr 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,178 Views 20 Comments

Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…

# booze - 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 8,344 Views 72 Comments

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

# booze - Wednesday 5 October, 2011

US blogger is told: 'The only women Irish men buy drinks for are prostitutes'
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From The Daily Edge
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US blogger is told: 'The only women Irish men buy drinks for are prostitutes'

Oct 5th 2011, 9:49 PM 6,452 Views 88 Comments

American blogger Mollie reckons the Irish fellas are not all that when it comes to getting them in, she was even told the reason why. But is she right?

# booze - Monday 22 August, 2011

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 3,705 Views 14 Comments

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

# booze - Thursday 28 July, 2011

Poll: Should the Government set a minimum price for alcohol?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government set a minimum price for alcohol?

Jul 28th 2011, 10:46 AM 5,628 Views 93 Comments

Doubling the cost of the cheapest drinks would help combat anti-social behaviour, according to Dublin’s Lord Mayor. Do you agree?

# booze - Friday 8 April, 2011

Alcohol linked to cancer, new study shows
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# Booze

Alcohol linked to cancer, new study shows

Apr 8th 2011, 8:28 AM 908 Views 0 Comments

Study shows that 10 per cent of cancers in men and 3 per cent of cancers in women are caused by drinking alcohol, particularly when people drink above the current recommended limits.

# booze - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness
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From The Daily Edge
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Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness

Mar 1st 2011, 5:49 PM 592 Views 0 Comments

Singer’s boyfriend is still in jail on suspicion of drink driving.

# booze - Tuesday 25 January, 2011