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Monday 4 December 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Drink up

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Poll: Did you go to the pub today?
For the first time in nearly a century the pubs in Ireland are open today.
Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore
The ex-Juventus man also scored a delicious free-kick as his club set an MLS points-tally record.
There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland
58 have elevated levels of trihalomethanes and 25 lack adequate treatment to prevent cryptosporidium.
Craft breweries will be allowed sell drink on tours under a new law
Alan Kelly said the the legislation would bring craft breweries into line with the rest of the world.
The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee
Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.
Judge grants order allowing distillery to serve booze in former church
St James’s was initially a Roman Catholic church that became Protestant after the Reformation in 1539.
Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer
Altogether more than 680,000 took part in the two studies.
Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar
Since 2015, Guinness has been the most popular drink in the Dáil bar.
And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….
The Dáil bar made over €11,738.14 on the first day of the 32nd Dáil in March.
Pubs want the government to cut tax on drink because of weaker sterling
The hospitality industry employs 204,000 people.
“It’s not a U-turn" - Fianna Fáil wants water charges abolished
They’re suspended for now but the party wants them gone altogether.
21 tweets everyone who loves wine will relate to
It’s National Drink Wine Day…!
Quiz: Who's got the pint?
It’s a tradition at this stage.
7 beer gardens to visit in your lifetime
Drink up.
Craft beer is bringing 250 new jobs to Kildare
The Rye River facility will be Ireland’s largest.
This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space
*Provided you’ve figured out a way to travel into space.
Drinking a pint of water before eating could help you lose weight
With some conditions.
Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland
In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.
This Irish pub in NYC has been named the best bar in the world
The Belfast owners shun the usual stereotypes.
The owners of Jack Daniel's want to branch into Irish whiskey
The company bought Slane Castle Whiskey from Lord Henry Mountcharles and are building a distillery.
Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful
The review adds to two previous international studies.
From packed pubs to lone survivors at 4am: See St Patrick's Day unfold in Temple Bar
That’s a lot of green hats.
A campaign's on to bring Cavan Cola back
At one point, the drink outsold Coca Cola in Co Cavan.
And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....
The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.
Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.
Three weeks later, thousands in Clare can drink their water again
And after a week, a second drinking ban has also been lifted.
44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work
That means there’s probably someone drunk in your job right now.
Guinness to launch a blonde lager for US palates
The company had previously brought out a black lager.
Where can I get a drink today?
If you’re really, really desperate today, let us help.
Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?
Today is one of two days you can’t buy alcohol in Ireland – why?
Drinking has gotten dearer in the last year, but walking or getting the bus home is cheaper
Silver linings and all that.
Here's where real sangria comes from (according to the EU)
The EU Parliament passed legislation today that brings in tougher rules on labelling true sangria.
Discount pub chain acquires Cork premises, will invest €1.5m and create 40 jobs
The company has signed a deal to purchase the former Newport Café site in Cork’s Paul Street.
Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars
This is the price list from the bars in Leinster House, with a pint 60 cent cheaper than it is across the road and Racing UK on the televisions.
One in four pubs have cut opening hours and half have seen turnover drop
New research shows that less than a third of regular pub-goers are under 30, but industry heads say that the sector is bouncing back.
Salud! Winery to launch new label after Messi
Fancy a bottle of ‘Leo’? A wine named after the Barcelona star is set to hit the shelves in April.