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Monday 29 May 2023 Dublin: 16°C

# Drinking

All time
# wine o'clock
17 things you'll only understand if you're a woman who loves her wine
Bottoms up, ladies.
# pub crisps
The 'crisp rule' is the most important piece of Irish pub etiquette
Listen up.
# cheeky wkds
Here's why Blue WKD was the ultimate alcopop of Irish teens
It’s what dreams are made of.
# wreck the hoose joose
18 of the most Buckfast things that ever happened
Praise be to Buckfast.
# fat frogs
Fat Frogs were the definitive taste of an Irish teen night out
Those were the days…
# glug glug
This wristband will warn you when you've had too much to drink
Skyn tracks a person’s alcohol levels through their sweat, and send alerts when they go over a certain limit.
# Lightweight
15 problems you'll only understand if you're a total lightweight
Embrace your lightweightness.
# Best in the World
16 things that could only happen in Irish pubs
Can’t beat them.
# caoch ar meisce
19 ways to say 'drunk' as Gaeilge
Teach tábhairne, anyone?
# cocktail hour
A new bar has opened in Dublin and its cocktails are pure eye candy
# fizzy
There's a new 'skinny' prosecco, and here's how you can get it in Ireland
Mother may I.
# Wine-fi
There's a wine bottle that's designed to connect to your WiFi
For those who want to make drinking that little bit more complicated.
# settle up
33 politicians have yet to pay off their outstanding Dáil bar bill
Figures released by the Houses of the Oireachtas reveal that the largest sum amounts to over €800.
# ireland and drink
Man shares powerful post about the dangers of alcohol after his brother's death
“You don’t realise the dangers of alcohol until it comes knocking on your door.”
'Ireland is hopelessly devoted to alcohol, you'll see that today'
Andrew McGinley, who has worked behind a bar many a St Patrick’s Day, says that while you see everyone enjoying themselves, a bigger question comes to mind.
# Dublin
Wetherspoons' plans for a 'super pub' on Camden Street have hit a snag
The street may already have too many pubs.
# destresser drinks
Women warned of dangers of 'bottomless Prosecco brunches'
Alcohol Action Ireland is calling on women to examine their drinking habits.
# hidden naggin
19 tweets everyone who drinks vodka will relate to
I will arise now and buy a naggin.
# going out
Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
Galway Bay Brewery, which already runs a number of pubs in the city centre, is moving out to the suburbs.
# going out
Dun Laoghaire is getting this brand new craft beer pub next week
'I’m comfortable with my epilepsy. What is difficult are the assumptions around being a non-drinker'
I enjoyed partying and drinking with friends but then I was diagnosed with epilepsy.
# seans pub
Europe's oldest pub is the pride of Athlone - here's a peek inside
It’s bleedin’ ancient.
# crouching tiger hidden naggin
This man just demonstrated how NOT to sneak drink into a country
Caught rapid.
# tod hunter pims
Dublin's newest pub takes hipster cocktails to a whole new level
Named after one of the city’s most colourful characters.
# the local
Good news Ireland! Living near a pub makes you happier
The pubs definitely won't be open on Good Friday, but it's high time this changed
Frances Fitzgerald said she would not be changing the law this year to open pubs on Good Friday. Dale McDermott says it’s time.
# piss water
Irish people gave their brutally honest opinion on American beers
America’s most popular beers is like, probably, America’s most popular music.
# wtf please
9 of the weirdest things Dublin pubs have served cocktails in
Cease this.
# Dublin Pubs
Can You Guess the Dublin Pub from One Clue?
How much of a sesh monster are you…?
# Mystery
North Korean doctors die after wives inject them with 'anti-drunkenness serum'
The men had been drinking cocktails throughout the evening.
# Co Cork
Bad weather puts 10,000 Irish Water customers on boil water notice
Households will have to boil water being used for drinking, food preparation, brushing of teeth and making of ice.
# totaly piss
12 of the great drunk texts of 2015
“Where a too”.
What drives us to binge drink? Is it our pursuit to find love?
Years of working in pubs has me asking one question. Why do we do this to ourselves?
# wise up
Gardaí have already arrested 12 drink drivers today
There has also been a road traffic accident on the M3.
# tis the season
'Drink responsibly and avoid confrontation': Gardaí want fewer assaults this Christmas
“Thieves take advantage of us at this time of year as they know we may be distracted.”
# good dryday
A match has been scheduled for Good Friday - and publicans are not happy
Ireland play Switzerland in the Aviva Stadium on 25 March.
# mo mojito please
11 ridiculous suggestions for the mojito lover in your life
Get mojito in every crevice.
# Teetotally fine
This Foil Arms & Hog sketch captures the struggle of not drinking as an Irish person
But Dad was an alcoholic! “Well, at least he was a bit of craic.”
# Poll
Poll: Should outdoor advertising for alcohol be banned?
What do you think?
# boozy
9 delights all tequila lovers have to sample in Dublin
One tequila, two tequila…