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# drinking - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

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

Facebook wants to put an end to your mortifying drunk selfies

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'

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

From The Daily Edge How many of these party season sins have you committed? Party Season This post contains a poll

How many of these party season sins have you committed?

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

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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.

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

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

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?

It’s quite a bit.

# drinking - Monday 22 September, 2014

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

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

You CAN have too much of a good thing.

# drinking - Saturday 13 September, 2014

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

13 Irish craft beers you must try before you die

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

# drinking - Friday 29 August, 2014

# drinking - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: Craft beer – is it just a phase?

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

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

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

Where the magic happens.

# drinking - Monday 4 August, 2014

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

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

# drinking - Sunday 3 August, 2014

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

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

Pray for this guy’s digestive system.

# drinking - Thursday 24 July, 2014

# drinking - Saturday 19 July, 2014

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking? Your Say This post contains a poll

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

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

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

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# drinking - Monday 7 July, 2014

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

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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?

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

# drinking - Monday 23 June, 2014

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic

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

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

# drinking - Friday 6 June, 2014

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

The 13 agonising stages of trying to organise a night out

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

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.

# drinking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink

Fever, inflammation, tissue destruction…the list goes on.

# drinking - Friday 16 May, 2014

Drinking two glasses of fruit juice a day is actually pretty bad for you

A survey by the UK’s health body found that breakfast cereals are pushing children’s sugar levels over the recommended limits.

# drinking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014

Ireland has the second highest rate of binge drinking in the world

Men are more likely to engage in binge drinking with 62.4 per cent of male drinkers over the age of 15 saying they had engaged in heavy episode drinking in the last 30 days.

# drinking - Monday 12 May, 2014

Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined - WHO

This equates to one death every 10 seconds.

# drinking - Friday 9 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge WATCH: Drunk guy enters the club with some serious style Tiny Dancer

WATCH: Drunk guy enters the club with some serious style

It’s Friday. Don’t let this be you this evening.

# drinking - Wednesday 7 May, 2014

Drinking's role "airbrushed" out of reporting of Irish alcohol-related deaths

A study found that alcohol can be underplayed in media reports.

# drinking - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains* Drink Taken

Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains*

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

# drinking - Friday 18 April, 2014

Why can't I get a drink on Good Friday?

Today is one of two days you can’t buy alcohol in Ireland – why?