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Sunday 28 May 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Drinking

All time
# Investigation
Gardaí investigating video which appears to show child being encouraged to drink alcohol
While doing so, he is encouraged by off-camera men.
# nursing a glass
Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered
There’s a lot of confusion around alcohol and breastfeeding. We spoke to an expert for some clarity.
# electric responses
Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently
There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.
# all in the mind
11 minutes of mindfulness enough to make heavy drinkers cut back on alcohol, study says
New research suggests that mindfulness is more effective than relaxation techniques at curbing drinkers’ urges.
# Interview
Shane Ross: 'I was just drinking far too much in my 30s and it was affecting my life in every way'
While his friendship with Enda Kenny got off to a rocky start, Shane Ross admits he misses the former Taoiseach.
# memory problems
Even moderate drinking can damage your brain, new research says
The study monitored more than 500 people over 30 years.
# Baywatch
'Enough is enough': Gardaí to target teenage drinking in summertime crackdown
Operation Irene was such a success last year that it is to be implemented again from 1 June.
# warning
Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy
Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.
# all the facts
FactFind: Is Shane Ross right to say his drink-driving bill could save 35 lives?
We take a closer look at the facts surrounding the Minister for Transport’s controversial proposals.
# Two for One
13 deadly 2-for-1 cocktail deals available in Dublin
Bookmark this for your next night out.
# ya what now
7 questions we have about these vodka-laced oranges Irish teens are supposedly sucking
This seems… inefficient.
# Alcohol
Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink
A new study looked at how a number of factors influenced pre-drinking.
# National Holiday
'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message
Ireland’s national holiday is often synonymous with drinking.
# binge drinking
Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture
However, many are now beginning to see the health implications of alcohol misuse.
# booze
12 Things You'll Know If You Learned How to Drink in a Field
It’s a rite of passage.
# strongwine
This brilliantly detailed Game of Thrones-themed pop up bar is a must-visit for fans
Get yo Tyrion Lannister on.
# Road Safety
Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed
Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.
# Your Say
Poll: Are you having a dry January?
Many people view the new year as the right time to start a health kick.
# Roads
Fourteen motorists arrested for drink driving on Christmas day
There have been two fatalities over the past seven days.
# Quiz
Can We Guess Your Age Based On Your Drink of Choice?
We think we can.
# errbody in the club
19 little things every girl has done while tipsy
# Limerick
Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone
The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.
# two days of hell
20 milestones of every two-day hangover
If you’ve experienced one, you will know.
# Healthy Ireland Survey
Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling
Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.
# bush lushing
13 life lessons we all learned from drinking in fields
Set us up for life, it did.
# In bits
This guy claims to have invented 'hangover-free alcohol' and we're very interested, TBH
A real service to humanity.
# Buckfast
This pub in Galway have just added a Buckfast Mojito to their menu
Buckfast CAN be classy.
# factcheck
FactCheck: Is minimum unit alcohol pricing "proven" to work?
Health Promotion Minister Marcella Corcoran Kennedy made a big claim about the effectiveness of the government’s alcohol policy, this week. We tested it.
# YURI van Gelder
Dutch gymnast sent home from Olympics after going out drinking
The team said his behaviour was “unacceptable”.
# drunk steve
This guy got into a drunken argument with himself after leaving a helpful note
# On a Roll
11 reasons why going on the rollover is a strong Irish tradition
I can’t go on. I’ll go on.
# Air Rage
The UK could clamp down on drinking in airports
New aviation minister Lord Ahmad said he didn’t want to “kill merriment altogether”.
# Go West
With "crazy drinking" and p***ing in the street, one Galway chef has had enough of 'The Races'
JP McMahon will shut his Michelin star restaurant next year.
# beer garden
15 of the best beer gardens in Ireland to enjoy a pint with a view
Stun hun.
# Drinking
13 things you'll know if you learned how to drink in an Irish field
Those were the days.
# no chill
This dad found a whiskey bottle in his daughter's room and responded brilliantly
“We heard a news report about people breaking into houses and hiding whiskey bottles, so if that’s the case…”
# alcohol problems
Irish people drink the equivalent of 29 litres of vodka each a year
Our alcohol consumption is detailed in a new comprehensive report from the Health Research Board.
# quintessential
Grogans is just the best pub in Dublin to people watch with a pint
Sunny day, can’t be beat.
# Crouching Tiger
The 'sneaky naggin' is Ireland's grandest tradition and must be celebrated
Our greatest skill.
# brand new
7 of Dublin's newest bars to visit in one simple pub crawl
Take in some of Dublin’s newest pubs in one go.