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#Drink up

# drink-up - Friday 30 March, 2018

Poll: Did you go to the pub today?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you go to the pub today?

Mar 30th 2018, 5:00 PM 40,325 Views 69 Comments

For the first time in nearly a century the pubs in Ireland are open today.

# drink-up - Monday 23 October, 2017

Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore
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From The42
# Drink Up

Giovinco takes a swig of beer launched from the crowd at Toronto FC team-mate Altidore

Oct 23rd 2017, 12:08 PM 6,935 Views 7 Comments

The ex-Juventus man also scored a delicious free-kick as his club set an MLS points-tally record.

# drink-up - Tuesday 12 September, 2017

There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland
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# Drink Up

There are 87 'at-risk' drinking water supplies in Ireland

Sep 12th 2017, 6:05 AM 15,600 Views 24 Comments

58 have elevated levels of trihalomethanes and 25 lack adequate treatment to prevent cryptosporidium.

# drink-up - Wednesday 26 July, 2017

Craft breweries will be allowed sell drink on tours under a new law
# Crafting Legislation
# Crafting Legislation

Craft breweries will be allowed sell drink on tours under a new law

Jul 26th 2017, 10:33 PM 17,095 Views 31 Comments

Alan Kelly said the the legislation would bring craft breweries into line with the rest of the world.

# drink-up - Saturday 22 July, 2017

The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee

Jul 22nd 2017, 10:00 AM 30,232 Views 22 Comments

Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.

# drink-up - Thursday 13 July, 2017

Judge grants order allowing distillery to serve booze in former church
# Whiskeytown
# Whiskeytown

Judge grants order allowing distillery to serve booze in former church

Jul 13th 2017, 6:11 AM 19,457 Views 19 Comments

St James’s was initially a Roman Catholic church that became Protestant after the Reformation in 1539.

# drink-up - Tuesday 11 July, 2017

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer
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# Drink Up

Two studies show association between coffee-drinking and living longer

Jul 11th 2017, 3:03 PM 19,760 Views 31 Comments

Altogether more than 680,000 took part in the two studies.

# drink-up - Friday 23 December, 2016

Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar
# Time Please
# Time Please

Pint of the black stuff the most popular drink in the Dáil bar

Dec 23rd 2016, 10:00 PM 5,895 Views 32 Comments

Since 2015, Guinness has been the most popular drink in the Dáil bar.

# drink-up - Sunday 18 December, 2016

And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….
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# Drink Up

And the busiest nights for the Dáil bar this year were….

Dec 18th 2016, 9:30 PM 30,246 Views 55 Comments

The Dáil bar made over €11,738.14 on the first day of the 32nd Dáil in March.

# drink-up - Wednesday 5 October, 2016

Pubs want the government to cut tax on drink because of weaker sterling
# Barrels Of Money
# Barrels Of Money

Pubs want the government to cut tax on drink because of weaker sterling

Oct 5th 2016, 12:33 PM 12,948 Views 49 Comments

The hospitality industry employs 204,000 people.

# drink-up - Monday 12 September, 2016

“It’s not a U-turn" - Fianna Fáil wants water charges abolished
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

“It’s not a U-turn" - Fianna Fáil wants water charges abolished

Sep 12th 2016, 9:46 AM 21,545 Views 147 Comments

They’re suspended for now but the party wants them gone altogether.

# drink-up - Thursday 18 February, 2016

21 tweets everyone who loves wine will relate to
# NationalDrinkWineDay
From The Daily Edge
# NationalDrinkWineDay

21 tweets everyone who loves wine will relate to

Feb 18th 2016, 6:00 PM 8,256 Views 1 Comment

It’s National Drink Wine Day…!

# drink-up - Saturday 19 December, 2015

Quiz: Who's got the pint?
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# Drink Up

Quiz: Who's got the pint?

Dec 19th 2015, 6:30 PM 21,893 Views 12 Comments

It’s a tradition at this stage.

# drink-up - Saturday 24 October, 2015

7 beer gardens to visit in your lifetime
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# Drink Up

7 beer gardens to visit in your lifetime

Oct 24th 2015, 5:30 PM 28,408 Views 15 Comments

Drink up.

# drink-up - Monday 5 October, 2015

Craft beer is bringing 250 new jobs to Kildare
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Craft beer is bringing 250 new jobs to Kildare

Oct 5th 2015, 8:13 AM 18,283 Views 30 Comments

The Rye River facility will be Ireland’s largest.

# drink-up - Tuesday 8 September, 2015

This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space
# Zero Gravity
# Zero Gravity

This futuristic glass lets astronauts drink whiskey in space

Sep 8th 2015, 10:44 AM 8,062 Views 12 Comments

*Provided you’ve figured out a way to travel into space.

# drink-up - Thursday 27 August, 2015

Drinking a pint of water before eating could help you lose weight
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# Drink Up

Drinking a pint of water before eating could help you lose weight

Aug 27th 2015, 3:28 PM 24,030 Views 36 Comments

With some conditions.

# drink-up - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland
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Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

Jul 28th 2015, 12:33 PM 26,164 Views 44 Comments

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

# drink-up - Friday 24 July, 2015

This Irish pub in NYC has been named the best bar in the world
# Diddledy-aye No Way
# Diddledy-aye No Way

This Irish pub in NYC has been named the best bar in the world

Jul 24th 2015, 10:13 AM 41,772 Views 34 Comments

The Belfast owners shun the usual stereotypes.

# drink-up - Wednesday 3 June, 2015

The owners of Jack Daniel's want to branch into Irish whiskey
# Jobs
# Jobs

The owners of Jack Daniel's want to branch into Irish whiskey

Jun 3rd 2015, 9:45 PM 23,394 Views 20 Comments

The company bought Slane Castle Whiskey from Lord Henry Mountcharles and are building a distillery.

# drink-up - Tuesday 2 June, 2015

Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Another review has found fluoride in drinking water is not harmful

Jun 2nd 2015, 2:10 PM 10,018 Views 163 Comments

The review adds to two previous international studies.

# drink-up - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

From packed pubs to lone survivors at 4am: See St Patrick's Day unfold in Temple Bar
# Jammers
# Jammers

From packed pubs to lone survivors at 4am: See St Patrick's Day unfold in Temple Bar

Mar 18th 2015, 3:45 PM 72,465 Views 20 Comments

That’s a lot of green hats.

# drink-up - Friday 23 January, 2015

A campaign's on to bring Cavan Cola back
# Have A Sup
# Have A Sup

A campaign's on to bring Cavan Cola back

Jan 23rd 2015, 5:42 PM 21,733 Views 54 Comments

At one point, the drink outsold Coca Cola in Co Cavan.

# drink-up - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....
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And the busiest night for the Dáil bar last year was....

Jan 21st 2015, 10:51 AM 24,175 Views 88 Comments

The Dáil bar made €7,461.19 the day the Water Services Bill was debated.

# drink-up - Friday 21 November, 2014

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...
# Water Supply
# Water Supply

Is the water you're paying for good enough to drink? This water quality test can tell you...

Nov 21st 2014, 7:15 AM 12,977 Views 58 Comments

The two Cork-based scientific organisations said there is a clear demand to ensure our water supply is safe.

# drink-up - Friday 22 August, 2014

Three weeks later, thousands in Clare can drink their water again
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# Drink Up

Three weeks later, thousands in Clare can drink their water again

Aug 22nd 2014, 2:14 PM 4,779 Views 16 Comments

And after a week, a second drinking ban has also been lifted.

# drink-up - Friday 8 August, 2014

44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work
# Drunk On The Job
# Drunk On The Job

44% of Irish workers admit to having been drunk at work

Aug 8th 2014, 9:27 AM 16,044 Views 44 Comments

That means there’s probably someone drunk in your job right now.

# drink-up - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Guinness to launch a blonde lager for US palates
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# Drink Up

Guinness to launch a blonde lager for US palates

Aug 7th 2014, 10:11 AM 9,227 Views 42 Comments

The company had previously brought out a black lager.

# drink-up - Friday 18 April, 2014

Where can I get a drink today?
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# Drink Up

Where can I get a drink today?

Apr 18th 2014, 12:15 PM 48,488 Views 101 Comments

If you’re really, really desperate today, let us help.

Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?

Apr 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 41,155 Views 92 Comments

Today is one of two days you can’t buy alcohol in Ireland – why?

# drink-up - Thursday 10 April, 2014

Drinking has gotten dearer in the last year, but walking or getting the bus home is cheaper
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Drinking has gotten dearer in the last year, but walking or getting the bus home is cheaper

Apr 10th 2014, 12:26 PM 11,084 Views 54 Comments

Silver linings and all that.

# drink-up - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

Here's where real sangria comes from (according to the EU)
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Here's where real sangria comes from (according to the EU)

Jan 14th 2014, 10:00 PM 15,758 Views 16 Comments

The EU Parliament passed legislation today that brings in tougher rules on labelling true sangria.

# drink-up - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Discount pub chain acquires Cork premises, will invest €1.5m and create 40 jobs
# Pubs
# Pubs

Discount pub chain acquires Cork premises, will invest €1.5m and create 40 jobs

Dec 12th 2013, 1:13 PM 35,176 Views 128 Comments

The company has signed a deal to purchase the former Newport Café site in Cork’s Paul Street.

# drink-up - Friday 6 September, 2013

Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars
# Dáil Bar
# Dáil Bar

Here's what a drink costs in the Leinster House bars

Sep 6th 2013, 6:00 AM 24,943 Views 30 Comments

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.

# drink-up - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

One in four pubs have cut opening hours and half have seen turnover drop
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One in four pubs have cut opening hours and half have seen turnover drop

Aug 28th 2013, 10:40 AM 9,630 Views 96 Comments

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.

# drink-up - Thursday 9 February, 2012

Salud! Winery to launch new label after Messi
# What Are You Having?
From The42
# What Are You Having?

Salud! Winery to launch new label after Messi

Feb 9th 2012, 3:19 PM 337 Views 0 Comments

Fancy a bottle of ‘Leo’? A wine named after the Barcelona star is set to hit the shelves in April.