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Friday 22 September 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Drinking

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Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you
It is impossible for a body bought and paid for by the drinks industry to honestly communicate the effects of alcohol on the individual.
This guy was so drunk, he replied to his own text
10 ridiculously simple cocktails you can make at home
Yes, even you.
Female students are now drinking more than male students
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
A hazardous level of alcohol consumption exists across Irish society, but women and young people are showing the most alarming trends.
Staying sober for January? Here are 7 activities for you to do 'on the dry'
Keep busy this January.
Who's been drinking? Spot these 12 celebrities at the bar
Isn’t that yer one over there?
Poll: Are you going out tonight?
What is your tradition?
Are you on medication? Here's why you probably shouldn't drink this Christmas
One reason is that it certain medication can put you over the legal limit for driving if you mix it with alcohol.
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.
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.
How many of these party season sins have you committed?
Are you guilty of pulling a sickie?
What drugs are in your life? Global Drugs Survey 2015 wants to know is a media partner with an international project to gather judgement-free and confidential information on drug use.
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.
Video demonstrates just how much booze is actually in a standard Irish serving size
Keep this in mind in the pub tonight.
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.
More and more people are doing 'Ocsober' - but what's it all about?
The movement that’s taking over social media.
How much of a bottle of a €9 wine goes on taxes?
It’s quite a bit.
9 people who took their All-Ireland final celebrations to the next level
You CAN have too much of a good thing.
13 Irish craft beers you must try before you die
Everyone’s brewing it. Here’s what to try.
Going to EP? Here's a few things that people are telling you to do
Bring your common sense.
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.
The 10 people you meet in the chipper after a night out
Where the magic happens.
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.
Drunk guy tries to eat kebab, eats the Styrofoam box instead
Pray for this guy’s digestive system.
Drink-driving offences have been cut by half in the last five years
But how?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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?
Marketing ploy, call to binge drinking or harmless fun?
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?
One five people in Ireland haven’t had a drink in the last year, but would you go out sober?
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?
Varadkar: People are unlikely to browse the internet on a cup while driving
Wait, what?
Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic
Ever wondered where we drink and how much? Wonder no more.
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
The 13 agonising stages of trying to organise a night out
So you want to organise a night on the town? Good luck.