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Tuesday 6 June 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Drinking

All time
# the high life
110-year-old's secret to longevity? Drinking three beers a day
She’s a supercentenarian.
# TKs very much
Red lemonade isn't banned everywhere but Ireland - that's an urban myth
A scurrilous rumour about a national soft drink institution.
# Lightweight
Are You A Total Lightweight?
Can you handle your booze or are you a lightweight? Only one way to find out.
# Home and Away
16 of the best Irish pubs outside of Ireland
Your home away from home.
# wining
7 ways you might be drinking wine wrong
It’s an important part of our lives, we can all learn lessons ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
# rules of the round
9 honest rules to be observed in every Irish pub
Stool-hogging is for gowls.
# In The Mix
8 cocktails everyone in Galway needs to try once
If you haven’t been drinking these, what HAVE you been doing?
# just hangin' out
Man caught drinking beer with hogs in the nip told cops: "I just like pigs"
He was drinking a six-pack of Hamm’s. No, really…
# drunk personality
There are four different 'drunk personalities' according to new research -- which one are you?
# the irish pub
8 memories and oddities that make Irish pubs the greatest
“They’d go up your arse to find out who you are”.
# wine o'clock
8 burning questions about how long wine ACTUALLY lasts, answered
How long does it last? Can I freeze it? How do I know if it’s bad?
# slan abhaile
Just how Irish is the 'Irish goodbye'?
Has it really got anything to do with us? We investigated.
# Baby Bottle
Nearly half of pregnant women in Ireland binge drink
That’s the highest rate among four studied countries.
# just the one
Dublin is one of the world's 25 priciest places to drink a beer
Feel like that last round almost broke the bank? You’re not wrong.
# i been drinking
10 handy infographics that will help you become a drink expert
# craft beer
This handy infographic explains the differences between every sort of beer
Never again will you get flustered in a craft beer pub.
# butter beer
Kerrygold is making booze now - yes, that Kerrygold
# Courts
Pregnant woman in court for assaulting two brothers with the heel of her stiletto shoe
The victims needed surgical staples in their heads.
# Mad Yokes
Chimpanzees have sessions, get drunk, go for a lie down - new study
# problem alcohol use
These counties have the highest numbers of people treated for alcohol abuse
Figures published show a drop in the number of cases of alcohol abuse in Ireland.
# a few too many
Irish people describe in detail just how much they drink
The fear is real, and so is the hangover.
# global drug survey
Ireland has the highest percentage of people who need medical help after drinking too much
Brazil and the UK are not too far behind us.
# Widget
Someone cut the widget out of a can of Guinness because they thought it was a random ball
Oh Lord.
# going to the offy
This off licence sign will make you appreciate Ireland's drinking laws
The 10pm dash to the off licence never seemed more appealing.
# galwegian pints
8 of the best Galway pubs for a nice quiet pint
We came, we saw, we had pints.
# Loophole
Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law
If you paid by cash upon delivery, that is.
# wine o'clock
8 delicious wine cocktails to make this weekend
# be grand
10 lies Irish people tell themselves on a midweek night out
Sure go for the one…
# drinking games
9 alternative drinking games to play at your sesh
Think drinking is fun? It’s about to get even… funner.
# crafty
A man is suing Blue Moon for pretending to be a craft beer
He states that Blue Moon portrays itself as being a craft beer, despite being owned by MillerCoors.
# cocktails
11 of the best Old Fashioned cocktails to try in Dublin
You can’t beat a good old fashioned.
# Tequila Sunrise
6 cocktails it's perfectly acceptable to have for brunch, and how to make them
Ah go on.
# cocktails
9 pubs to have a cheap cocktail in Dublin after work
Because Thursday is the new Friday.
# Good Friday
Should pubs be open today? The people of Meath Street have some (very) strong opinions
“If anybody wants drink in this city, they can get it – and it’s easily got.”
# crimecall
Gardaí trying to solve the mystery of Galway busker 'Dave'
They also want to find out what happened with a post office raid.
# so there
Enda tells Australian PM: We don't all get drunk on St Patrick's Day
The Taoiseach was responding to Tony Abbott’s poorly received comments about Ireland.
# gone
Another blow for Diageo 'careful drinking' group - as second board member quits
Psychologist Krystian Fikert has quit the board of ‘Stop Out-Of-Control Drinking’. Dr Ciara Kelly stepped down earlier this month.
Paddy’s Day should be about celebrating our culture and creativity – without getting locked
Too much focus is placed on drinking in Ireland, especially on St Patrick’s Day, and people want an alternative.
# Underage Drinkng
Shocking teen drinking: 'They could be knocked down or aspirate in their own vomit'
One was under the age of 13.
# Lockdown
"I think they should stay away" - Minister on St Patrick's Day drunkeness
Michael Ring says that excessive drinking should not spoil the celebrations.