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# drinking - Monday 2 February, 2015

This guy was so drunk, he replied to his own text
# Text Drunking
From The Daily Edge
# Text Drunking

This guy was so drunk, he replied to his own text

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:48 AM 11,056 Views 8 Comments

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# drinking - Saturday 31 January, 2015

10 ridiculously simple cocktails you can make at home
# Mix It Up
From The Daily Edge
# Mix It Up

10 ridiculously simple cocktails you can make at home

Jan 31st 2015, 6:00 PM 31,899 Views 23 Comments

Yes, even you.

# drinking - Friday 30 January, 2015

Female students are now drinking more than male students
# UCC
# UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

Jan 30th 2015, 12:25 PM 14,877 Views 64 Comments

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it
# Drinking
# Drinking

Opinion: Our harmful drinking culture impacts us all – we urgently need to tackle it

Jan 30th 2015, 8:00 AM 781 Views 61 Comments

A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.

# drinking - Saturday 10 January, 2015

Staying sober for January? Here are 7 activities for you to do 'on the dry'
# Sober
From The Daily Edge
# Sober

Staying sober for January? Here are 7 activities for you to do 'on the dry'

Jan 10th 2015, 9:30 AM 26,427 Views 24 Comments

Keep busy this January.

# drinking - Thursday 25 December, 2014

Who's been drinking? Spot these 12 celebrities at the bar
# It's Definitely Her
# It's Definitely Her

Who's been drinking? Spot these 12 celebrities at the bar

Dec 25th 2014, 7:00 PM 28,439 Views 11 Comments

Isn’t that yer one over there?

# drinking - Wednesday 24 December, 2014

Poll: Are you going out tonight?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you going out tonight?

Dec 24th 2014, 8:38 AM 15,513 Views 51 Comments

What is your tradition?

# drinking - Friday 19 December, 2014

Are you on medication? Here's why you probably shouldn't drink this Christmas
# Not So Merry
# Not So Merry

Are you on medication? Here's why you probably shouldn't drink this Christmas

Dec 19th 2014, 1:11 PM 16,634 Views 14 Comments

One reason is that it certain medication can put you over the legal limit for driving if you mix it with alcohol.

# drinking - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies
# No Selfie Control
From The Daily Edge
# No Selfie Control

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

Dec 10th 2014, 6:07 PM 35,076 Views 17 Comments

The social media giant is developing technology to prevent you embarrassing yourself. Nice of them.

# drinking - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'
# Pints Of Pain
# Pints Of Pain

Calling time: Smaller bars issue zero-tolerance warning on '12 Pubs of Christmas'

Dec 6th 2014, 7:57 PM 60,526 Views 69 Comments

While the phenomenon is obviously great for business, some bar owners say they won’t be allowing groups of ’12 pubs’ drinkers darken their doors.

# drinking - Thursday 4 December, 2014

How many of these party season sins have you committed?
# Party Season
From The Daily Edge
# Party Season

How many of these party season sins have you committed?

Dec 4th 2014, 8:17 PM 3,833 Views 1 Comment

Are you guilty of pulling a sickie?

# drinking - Monday 17 November, 2014

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know
# GDS2015
# GDS2015

What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know

Nov 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 11,198 Views 9 Comments

TheJournal.ie is a media partner with an international project to gather judgement-free and confidential information on drug use.

# drinking - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Here's what happened today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's what happened today: Thursday

Oct 30th 2014, 8:59 PM 9,971 Views 2 Comments

Everyone’s talking about Enda Kenny meeting with accused republicans, the new Rehab CEO and an Aer Lingus passenger arrested for an Ebola scare.

# drinking - Friday 17 October, 2014

Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size
# Drankin'
From The Daily Edge
# Drankin'

Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size

Oct 17th 2014, 6:00 PM 32,848 Views 32 Comments

Keep this in mind in the pub tonight.

# drinking - Saturday 4 October, 2014

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?
# Ocsober
# Ocsober

Aussies are giving up booze this month for charity - should we follow suit?

Oct 4th 2014, 7:30 PM 17,727 Views 49 Comments

A month long initiative helps raise funds for a charity that teaches children to make safer and healthier choices about their alcohol and drug use.

More and more people are doing 'Ocsober' - but what's it all about?
# Sober October
From The Daily Edge
# Sober October

More and more people are doing 'Ocsober' - but what's it all about?

Oct 4th 2014, 9:30 AM 13,563 Views 24 Comments

The movement that’s taking over social media.

# drinking - Thursday 25 September, 2014

How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?
# Wine Oh
# Wine Oh

How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?

Sep 25th 2014, 7:16 PM 31,322 Views 107 Comments

It’s quite a bit.

# drinking - Monday 22 September, 2014

9 people who took their All-Ireland final celebrations to the next level
# See Yiz In Coppers
From The Daily Edge
# See Yiz In Coppers

9 people who took their All-Ireland final celebrations to the next level

Sep 22nd 2014, 9:56 AM 19,364 Views 6 Comments

You CAN have too much of a good thing.

# drinking - Saturday 13 September, 2014

13 Irish craft beers you must try before you die
# Just The One
From The Daily Edge
# Just The One

13 Irish craft beers you must try before you die

Sep 13th 2014, 8:15 PM 83,655 Views 83 Comments

Everyone’s brewing it. Here’s what to try.

# drinking - Friday 29 August, 2014

Going to EP? Here's a few things that people are telling you to do
# Electric Picnic
# Electric Picnic

Going to EP? Here's a few things that people are telling you to do

Aug 29th 2014, 7:15 AM 16,793 Views 13 Comments

Bring your common sense.

# drinking - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: Craft beer – is it just a phase?
# Crafty
# Crafty

Opinion: Craft beer – is it just a phase?

Aug 10th 2014, 7:30 PM 276 Views 104 Comments

There seems to be a perception that craft beer is a phase, a fad, a temporary hipster thing – nothing could be further from the truth.

# drinking - Friday 8 August, 2014

The 10 people you meet in the chipper after a night out
# Chip Chip Hooray
From The Daily Edge
# Chip Chip Hooray

The 10 people you meet in the chipper after a night out

Aug 8th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,749 Views 45 Comments

Where the magic happens.

# drinking - Monday 4 August, 2014

Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year
# Crackdown
# Crackdown

Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year

Aug 4th 2014, 6:44 AM 30,907 Views 29 Comments

Roughly 85% of the visitors to the resort come from Britain and Ireland.

# drinking - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Drunk guy tries to eat kebab, eats the Styrofoam box instead
# I Been Drankin'
From The Daily Edge
# I Been Drankin'

Drunk guy tries to eat kebab, eats the Styrofoam box instead

Aug 3rd 2014, 12:30 PM 4,478 Views 2 Comments

Pray for this guy’s digestive system.

# drinking - Thursday 24 July, 2014

Drink-driving offences have been cut by half in the last five years
# Cutting Down
# Cutting Down

Drink-driving offences have been cut by half in the last five years

Jul 24th 2014, 3:35 PM 6,873 Views 45 Comments

But how?

# drinking - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?

Jul 19th 2014, 10:38 AM 15,063 Views 159 Comments

There have been calls for minimum pricing levels to be raised but do you think that would make any difference?

# drinking - Friday 18 July, 2014

Addiction services costing State €114m this year
# Alcohol Addiction
# Alcohol Addiction

Addiction services costing State €114m this year

Jul 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 5,306 Views 30 Comments

Treatment and intervention provided by a range of services, making it difficult to ascertain just how much the State spends on alcohol addiction, according to the HSE.

# drinking - Monday 14 July, 2014

# drinking - Monday 7 July, 2014

Opinion: ‘Ah, yer not driving, are ya?!’ – The trials of being a non-drinker in Ireland
# Tee Total
# Tee Total

Opinion: ‘Ah, yer not driving, are ya?!’ – The trials of being a non-drinker in Ireland

Jul 7th 2014, 7:30 AM 1,077 Views 40 Comments

You could turn up to the pub in a bunny suit and do the ‘Macarena’ on the bar, and you’d still be considered dull if you don’t do shots to boot.

# drinking - Sunday 6 July, 2014

Opinion: The Irish have strange, almost unconditional, love affair with alcohol
# Drinking
# Drinking

Opinion: The Irish have strange, almost unconditional, love affair with alcohol

Jul 6th 2014, 8:30 AM 2,014 Views 54 Comments

There are few things that, pound for pound, person for person, have a greater hold of on this island society than alcohol. Yet we still talk in whispers about it.

# drinking - Thursday 3 July, 2014

Wish pubs would open on Good Friday? It could become a reality
# Cheers
# Cheers

Wish pubs would open on Good Friday? It could become a reality

Jul 3rd 2014, 5:53 PM 15,567 Views 96 Comments

A Fine Gael Senator, who is also a publican, thinks the current law is “a legacy of our past”.

Poll: Was Guinness right to cancel Arthur's Day?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Was Guinness right to cancel Arthur's Day?

Jul 3rd 2014, 8:39 AM 25,752 Views 61 Comments

Marketing ploy, call to binge drinking or harmless fun?

# drinking - Monday 30 June, 2014

Opinion: How I woke up to my unhealthy attitude to alcohol
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Opinion: How I woke up to my unhealthy attitude to alcohol

Jun 30th 2014, 7:30 PM 2,264 Views 40 Comments

The photos of a friend’s wedding were the tipping point for me – they showed me what I’d been doing, but I couldn’t remember anything.

Poll: Would you be comfortable going to a pub or club and not drinking?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Would you be comfortable going to a pub or club and not drinking?

Jun 30th 2014, 9:46 AM 17,304 Views 96 Comments

One five people in Ireland haven’t had a drink in the last year, but would you go out sober?

# drinking - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Sober Ireland: What's it like to not drink in Ireland?
# Teetotally Fine
# Teetotally Fine

Sober Ireland: What's it like to not drink in Ireland?

Jun 29th 2014, 8:30 PM 58,896 Views 183 Comments

Research this week says one in five don’t partake, so what’s that like?

# drinking - Monday 23 June, 2014

Varadkar: People are unlikely to browse the internet on a cup while driving
# Driving Offence
# Driving Offence

Varadkar: People are unlikely to browse the internet on a cup while driving

Jun 23rd 2014, 10:05 PM 28,800 Views 72 Comments

Wait, what?

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 26,587 Views 52 Comments

Ever wondered where we drink and how much? Wonder no more.

# drinking - Thursday 12 June, 2014

How the alcohol industry 'runs the show' at the World Cup
# Cup Of Misery
# Cup Of Misery

How the alcohol industry 'runs the show' at the World Cup

Jun 12th 2014, 7:30 AM 10,866 Views 31 Comments

A long-standing ban on the sales of alcohol in Brazilian stadia has been

# drinking - Friday 6 June, 2014

The 13 agonising stages of trying to organise a night out
# The Gang's All Here
From The Daily Edge
# The Gang's All Here

The 13 agonising stages of trying to organise a night out

Jun 6th 2014, 9:30 PM 30,088 Views 14 Comments

So you want to organise a night on the town? Good luck.

# drinking - Friday 30 May, 2014

Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry
# Problem Drinking
# Problem Drinking

Opinion: The first step to fixing Ireland's alcohol problem? Fight back against the drinks industry

May 30th 2014, 7:30 AM 775 Views 92 Comments

88 people die every month in Ireland as a direct result of alcohol. Drink is wreaking havoc on our health and finances – and it’s time to push back.