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# drinking - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows
# Underage Drinking
# Underage Drinking

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

Nov 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 13,068 Views 26 Comments

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

# drinking - Thursday 11 June, 2020

'Two or three glasses is not against the law': It's not illegal to drink in public places, Taoiseach tells Dáil
# Public Places
# Public Places

'Two or three glasses is not against the law': It's not illegal to drink in public places, Taoiseach tells Dáil

Jun 11th 2020, 2:51 PM 83,839 Views 62 Comments

However, bye-laws prohibit the activity in many parts of the country.

# drinking - Saturday 23 May, 2020

Poll: Do you support minimum alcohol pricing in Ireland?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you support minimum alcohol pricing in Ireland?

May 23rd 2020, 10:03 AM 51,992 Views 160 Comments

Have your say.

Covid restrictions make the argument not to bring in minimum alcohol pricing 'even more tenuous'
# Minimum Unit
# Minimum Unit

Covid restrictions make the argument not to bring in minimum alcohol pricing 'even more tenuous'

May 23rd 2020, 9:30 AM 27,390 Views 66 Comments

Health Minister Simon Harris has said the government’s preference is to bring the measure in at the same time as Northern Ireland.

# drinking - Thursday 9 January, 2020

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'
# Simon Harris
# Simon Harris

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'

Updated Jan 9th 2020, 12:05 PM 18,477 Views 31 Comments

A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.

# drinking - Wednesday 25 December, 2019

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach
# Time Please
# Time Please

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach

Dec 25th 2019, 8:00 AM 137,761 Views 83 Comments

Leo Varadkar says tourists to Dublin often find Irish night life ‘disappointing’.

# drinking - Sunday 22 December, 2019

'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'
# Drinking
# Drinking

'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'

Dec 22nd 2019, 10:00 PM 38,343 Views 69 Comments

Christmas is a particularly difficult time for people who have a negative relationship with alcohol.

# drinking - Tuesday 19 November, 2019

Nearly 55,000 cases of problem alcohol use treated in Ireland over seven years
# Drinking
# Drinking

Nearly 55,000 cases of problem alcohol use treated in Ireland over seven years

Nov 19th 2019, 12:27 PM 10,138 Views 12 Comments

The figures show the number of cases treated between 2012 and 2018 across the country.

# drinking - Sunday 10 November, 2019

The Irish For: Notes on the naming of a still-contentious Irish-themed cocktail
# Column
# Column

The Irish For: Notes on the naming of a still-contentious Irish-themed cocktail

Nov 10th 2019, 8:30 AM 32,768 Views 24 Comments

In Ireland, the Irish Car Bomb is rarely called anything at all, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

# drinking - Thursday 9 May, 2019

Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20?

May 9th 2019, 8:12 AM 30,874 Views 94 Comments

Senator Catherine Noone has called on Ireland to adopt the Icelandic model to combat the dangers of alcohol abuse.

# drinking - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase
# Drinking
# Drinking

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

May 8th 2019, 6:15 AM 16,391 Views 38 Comments

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

# drinking - Saturday 20 April, 2019

Labour MP Diane Abbott 'sincerely sorry' for drinking can of M&S Mojito on London train
# Cocktail Party
# Cocktail Party

Labour MP Diane Abbott 'sincerely sorry' for drinking can of M&S Mojito on London train

Apr 20th 2019, 1:02 PM 44,048 Views 59 Comments

Drinking alcohol on the TFL network has been illegal since 2008.

# drinking - Saturday 2 March, 2019

Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it?

Mar 2nd 2019, 12:44 PM 38,812 Views 81 Comments

Shane Ross says he favous reducing the tax on them.

# drinking - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

5 of the weirdest hangover cures from around the world
# The Cure
From The Daily Edge
# The Cure

5 of the weirdest hangover cures from around the world

Jan 1st 2019, 8:00 AM 6,841 Views 1 Comment

Feeling a little tender this morning?

# drinking - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?
# Dear Fifi
From The Daily Edge
# Dear Fifi

Dear Fifi: We're all worried about our housemate's drinking - but what can we do?

Dec 25th 2018, 6:00 PM 6,225 Views 0 Comments

To help answer, this week Dear Fifi called upon the experts at the Rutland Centre.

# drinking - Sunday 2 December, 2018

'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking
# Drinking
# Drinking

'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking

Dec 2nd 2018, 10:00 PM 32,726 Views 58 Comments

Ahead of the festive season, TheJournal.ie asked about the toll that excessive drinking can have on people.

# drinking - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'
# Like And Share A Pint
# Like And Share A Pint

Alcohol ads with pro-drinking comments on Facebook 'boost desire to drink'

Nov 14th 2018, 6:10 AM 7,957 Views 26 Comments

A new study has unearthed the power of alcohol ads online.

# drinking - Saturday 3 November, 2018

What age were you when you started drinking?
# Jars
From The Daily Edge
# Jars

What age were you when you started drinking?

Nov 3rd 2018, 3:00 PM 9,465 Views 3 Comments

Did you wait until you were of legal age?

# drinking - Thursday 27 September, 2018

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

Sep 27th 2018, 3:25 PM 24,856 Views 66 Comments

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

# drinking - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use
# Problem Drinking
# Problem Drinking

Research shows 21 people a day seek treatment for problematic alcohol use

Sep 1st 2018, 7:30 AM 11,819 Views 27 Comments

Experts say the figure may be heavily underreported.

# drinking - Thursday 30 August, 2018

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'
# Leaving Cert
# Leaving Cert

Complaint upheld over Ryanair ad that 'promoted excessive drinking'

Aug 30th 2018, 2:31 PM 28,385 Views 24 Comments

Complainants thought the advert “encouraged drunken behaviour”.

# drinking - Saturday 14 July, 2018

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer
# The White Hag
# The White Hag

'We've seen at least four craft breweries close down this year': Fighting back against Big Beer

Jul 14th 2018, 10:00 PM 46,474 Views 66 Comments

It can be challenging out there for craft breweries – we spoke to two about how they make it work.

# drinking - Sunday 10 June, 2018

People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study
# Drinking
# Drinking

People who abstain from alcohol are off sick more often than the average drinker - study

Jun 10th 2018, 7:30 AM 19,110 Views 23 Comments

The lead author of the study said the findings could be explained by health problems leading to people abstaining from drink.

# drinking - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Alcohol a factor in 1 in 20 cases at emergency departments
# Drinking
# Drinking

Alcohol a factor in 1 in 20 cases at emergency departments

May 29th 2018, 1:19 PM 8,631 Views 24 Comments

The study found Saturday night and Sunday morning to be the busiest times and that most patients with alcohol-related presentations were male.

# drinking - Friday 25 May, 2018

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'
# Gp Conference
# Gp Conference

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

May 25th 2018, 2:41 PM 27,936 Views 58 Comments

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.

# drinking - Monday 16 April, 2018

Evening Poll: Do you think it's okay to cover for a co-worker because of their drinking?
# Turmoil
# Turmoil

Evening Poll: Do you think it's okay to cover for a co-worker because of their drinking?

Apr 16th 2018, 9:40 PM 29,811 Views 31 Comments

A new HSE study revealed some interesting trends.

# drinking - Friday 13 April, 2018

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5
# Cutting Back
# Cutting Back

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Apr 13th 2018, 6:05 AM 15,973 Views 42 Comments

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

# drinking - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia
# Premature Deaths
# Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

Feb 21st 2018, 8:51 AM 15,793 Views 41 Comments

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

# drinking - Monday 22 January, 2018

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving
# Driving Ban
# Driving Ban

One in 12 drivers involved in collision or near miss because of drink driving

Jan 22nd 2018, 8:30 AM 9,109 Views 50 Comments

Transport Minister Shane Ross wants people who are caught drink driving to receive an automatic disqualification.

# drinking - Sunday 7 January, 2018

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer
# New Year's Resolution
# New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Jan 7th 2018, 8:00 AM 19,238 Views 11 Comments

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

# drinking - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking
# All The Wine
# All The Wine

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking

Dec 14th 2017, 6:20 AM 25,192 Views 65 Comments

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the past 300 years.

# drinking - Monday 11 December, 2017

'Maybe we should slosh our way through the forty days before Easter too'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Maybe we should slosh our way through the forty days before Easter too'

Dec 11th 2017, 6:30 AM 30,391 Views 49 Comments

It should go without saying that it is a very, very bad idea to knock back twelve drinks in a row, writes Eunan McKinney.

# drinking - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

Gardaí investigating video which appears to show child being encouraged to drink alcohol
# Investigation
# Investigation

Gardaí investigating video which appears to show child being encouraged to drink alcohol

Nov 1st 2017, 10:34 AM 81,738 Views 49 Comments

While doing so, he is encouraged by off-camera men.

# drinking - 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 28,266 Views 13 Comments

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

# drinking - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently
# Electric Responses
# Electric Responses

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

Sep 5th 2017, 9:17 AM 19,322 Views 26 Comments

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

# drinking - Thursday 24 August, 2017

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says
# All In The Mind
# All In The Mind

11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says

Aug 24th 2017, 6:05 AM 19,572 Views 12 Comments

New research suggests that mindfulness is more effective than relaxation techniques at curbing drinkers’ urges.

# drinking - Saturday 12 August, 2017

Shane Ross: 'I was just drinking far too much in my 30s and it was affecting my life in every way'
# Interview
# Interview

Shane Ross: 'I was just drinking far too much in my 30s and it was affecting my life in every way'

Aug 12th 2017, 12:05 AM 58,015 Views 54 Comments

While his friendship with Enda Kenny got off to a rocky start, Shane Ross admits he misses the former Taoiseach.

# drinking - Wednesday 7 June, 2017

Even moderate drinking can damage your brain, new research says
# Memory Problems
# Memory Problems

Even moderate drinking can damage your brain, new research says

Jun 7th 2017, 7:58 AM 19,084 Views 43 Comments

The study monitored more than 500 people over 30 years.

# drinking - Sunday 14 May, 2017

'Enough is enough': Gardaí to target teenage drinking in summertime crackdown
# Baywatch
# Baywatch

'Enough is enough': Gardaí to target teenage drinking in summertime crackdown

May 14th 2017, 7:45 AM 34,885 Views 66 Comments

Operation Irene was such a success last year that it is to be implemented again from 1 June.

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