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# drinking - Saturday 17 May, 2014

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink

May 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 34,435 Views 47 Comments

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
# Juicy
# Juicy

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

May 16th 2014, 10:04 AM 32,461 Views 76 Comments

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
# Back Away From The Pint
# Back Away From The Pint

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

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 70,389 Views 105 Comments

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
# Abuse
# Abuse

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

May 12th 2014, 2:22 PM 11,308 Views 59 Comments

This equates to one death every 10 seconds.

# drinking - Friday 9 May, 2014

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

WATCH: Drunk guy enters the club with some serious style

May 9th 2014, 12:46 PM 3,882 Views 2 Comments

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
# Concern
# Concern

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

May 7th 2014, 7:00 AM 10,431 Views 19 Comments

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

# drinking - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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

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

May 6th 2014, 8:09 AM 10,719 Views 6 Comments

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

# drinking - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 18th 2014, 12:00 PM 41,161 Views 92 Comments

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

Column: Don't waste your Easter weekend nursing a hangover – follow these easy tips
# Drinking
# Drinking

Column: Don't waste your Easter weekend nursing a hangover – follow these easy tips

Apr 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 82 Views 33 Comments

If you ever get ‘The Fear’ then read on.

# drinking - Thursday 17 April, 2014

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday
# The Last Supper
From The Daily Edge
# The Last Supper

11 unmistakeable signs it's Holy Thursday

Apr 17th 2014, 9:30 PM 37,018 Views 52 Comments

Happy Off-Licence Thursday.

# drinking - Friday 4 April, 2014

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman
# Horses On Drugs
From The Daily Edge
# Horses On Drugs

Tommy Tiernan's first ever appearance on Letterman

Apr 4th 2014, 7:53 AM 5,462 Views 0 Comments

He talks drinking and Ireland’s Olympic glory.

# drinking - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year
# Last Orders
# Last Orders

Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year

Apr 1st 2014, 1:53 PM 10,785 Views 49 Comments

That’s 3 million litres less than 2012.

# drinking - Monday 24 March, 2014

Irish video mocks the pressure to have a few cans with friends
# Just The One
From The Daily Edge
# Just The One

Irish video mocks the pressure to have a few cans with friends

Mar 24th 2014, 8:30 PM 4,460 Views 1 Comment

Seems much sillier when you substitute bananas for cans.

# drinking - Thursday 20 March, 2014

Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking
# Take It Easy
From The Daily Edge
# Take It Easy

Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking

Mar 20th 2014, 4:39 PM 6,906 Views 3 Comments

How many drinks do you need to chat someone up?

# drinking - Sunday 16 March, 2014

13 St Patrick's Day t-shirts that should be shocking but aren't
# Paddy's Day
From The Daily Edge
# Paddy's Day

13 St Patrick's Day t-shirts that should be shocking but aren't

Mar 16th 2014, 6:00 PM 42,958 Views 37 Comments

Because we’ve come to expect it.

# drinking - Thursday 13 March, 2014

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland
# Harmful
# Harmful

Alcohol Forum says alcohol is wreaking havoc on communities around Ireland

Mar 13th 2014, 11:25 AM 10,714 Views 87 Comments

Alcohol’s harm to others will be discussed at Alcohol Awareness Week at the end of the month.

# drinking - Monday 10 March, 2014

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' at US college
# Drunken Mayhem
# Drunken Mayhem

Riot squad arrest 73 at pre-St Patrick's Day 'Blarney Blowout' at US college

Mar 10th 2014, 10:50 AM 20,412 Views 59 Comments

One resident near the University of Massachusetts said the scenes were like “a revolution”.

# drinking - Tuesday 18 February, 2014

Two guys helping their drunk friend get home in a ski resort
# Helping Hand
From The Daily Edge
# Helping Hand

Two guys helping their drunk friend get home in a ski resort

Feb 18th 2014, 8:36 AM 2,803 Views 0 Comments

We don’t recommend doing this. Especially if you’re not in a ski resort.

# drinking - Monday 10 February, 2014

860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced
# New Research
# New Research

860 fewer people would be killed by alcohol every year if minimum pricing was introduced

Feb 10th 2014, 7:15 AM 10,006 Views 97 Comments

New research shows it would have negligible effects on low income moderate drinkers’ alcohol consumption and spending.

# drinking - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't
# Substance Abuse
# Substance Abuse

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't

Feb 4th 2014, 12:45 PM 47 Views 39 Comments

NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.

# drinking - Monday 3 February, 2014

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"
# Binge Drinking
# Binge Drinking

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:42 PM 15,431 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach, a judge and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland all warned against the social media craze.

# drinking - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations
# Dangerous Drinking
# Dangerous Drinking

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:55 PM 43,136 Views 108 Comments

A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.

# drinking - Saturday 1 February, 2014

How to break it to your friends that 'neknominations' are lame
# Nek No Stop Nomination
From The Daily Edge
# Nek No Stop Nomination

How to break it to your friends that 'neknominations' are lame

Feb 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 46,332 Views 57 Comments

Neknominations are stupid and need to be stopped. BREAK THE CHAIN!

# drinking - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Coppers is launching a special "Nurses' Card"
# For Your Health
From The Daily Edge
# For Your Health

Coppers is launching a special "Nurses' Card"

Jan 22nd 2014, 4:14 PM 8,753 Views 1 Comment

Let’s hear it for the nurses!

# drinking - Friday 17 January, 2014

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work
# Impending Doom
From The Daily Edge
# Impending Doom

The 11 characteristics of being hungover at work

Jan 17th 2014, 1:00 PM 53,706 Views 35 Comments

You’ve made a terrible mistake.

# drinking - Thursday 16 January, 2014

Police leave loving note for drunken man they brought home
# Dear David
From The Daily Edge
# Dear David

Police leave loving note for drunken man they brought home

Jan 16th 2014, 8:00 AM 6,410 Views 3 Comments

If that’s not sound, then we don’t know what is.

# drinking - Wednesday 15 January, 2014

Drinking game Neknominate slammed after 6-year-old appears in video
# Neknominate
From The Daily Edge
# Neknominate

Drinking game Neknominate slammed after 6-year-old appears in video

Jan 15th 2014, 9:52 AM 7,318 Views 0 Comments

An Instagram video appears to show the child drinking a bottle of beer.

# drinking - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Poll: Are you having a 'dry January'?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Are you having a 'dry January'?

Jan 8th 2014, 9:37 AM 15,698 Views 86 Comments

After a long festive season of merriness, will you be staying away from the strong stuff this month?

# drinking - Friday 3 January, 2014

9 statements you'll utter while staying in and admitting defeat tonight
# Game Over
From The Daily Edge
# Game Over

9 statements you'll utter while staying in and admitting defeat tonight

Jan 3rd 2014, 9:30 PM 56,830 Views 53 Comments

It’s ok. We’re all in the same boat.

# drinking - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Pubs ‘should only be licenced if they stock non-alcoholic beer’, says Mitchell
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Pubs ‘should only be licenced if they stock non-alcoholic beer’, says Mitchell

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 21,103 Views 96 Comments

What did the Minister for Justice think of her idea?

# drinking - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

New Year's Eve: Expectations vs Reality
# Oh The Disappointment
From The Daily Edge
# Oh The Disappointment

New Year's Eve: Expectations vs Reality

Dec 31st 2013, 1:00 PM 21,056 Views 27 Comments

Because it’s never how you want it to be, is it?

# drinking - Friday 20 December, 2013

Column: We need to talk about 'The 12 Pubs'
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: We need to talk about 'The 12 Pubs'

Dec 20th 2013, 7:00 AM 95 Views 80 Comments

The ‘12 pubs of Christmas’ silly season has effectively turned the whole Christmas season into one giant stag party, writes Mick McCarthy.

# drinking - Wednesday 18 December, 2013

12 pubs of Christmas feeds into Ireland's problem with alcohol, says charity
# Christmas Boozing
# Christmas Boozing

12 pubs of Christmas feeds into Ireland's problem with alcohol, says charity

Dec 18th 2013, 2:12 PM 33,512 Views 125 Comments

Charity MEAS said the pub crawl exacerbates our cultural problem with alcohol and encourages binge drinking.

# drinking - Saturday 14 December, 2013

12 actually helpful tips for surviving the 12 Pubs of Christmas
# Survival Guide
From The Daily Edge
# Survival Guide

12 actually helpful tips for surviving the 12 Pubs of Christmas

Dec 14th 2013, 8:15 PM 73,991 Views 74 Comments

You’re gonna need them.

# drinking - Thursday 12 December, 2013

Let's play... work Christmas party bingo
# Work B***h!
From The Daily Edge
# Work B***h!

Let's play... work Christmas party bingo

Dec 12th 2013, 9:30 PM 17,754 Views 15 Comments

Is your workplace’s Christmas celebration coming up? Why not play our specially tailored game of Bingo and spice it up.

# drinking - Friday 29 November, 2013

Video column: Why is the link between mental health and alcohol so controversial?
# Column
# Column

Video column: Why is the link between mental health and alcohol so controversial?

Nov 29th 2013, 1:00 PM 55 Views 38 Comments

The Irish public increasingly aware of the importance of mental health – but the role that alcohol plays in psychological problems remains taboo to many, says Katie Varvos.

# drinking - Monday 25 November, 2013

Gardaí seized alcohol in public places 354 times last year
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Gardaí seized alcohol in public places 354 times last year

Nov 25th 2013, 7:00 AM 9,115 Views 46 Comments

Garda sources said one of the biggest problems is with under-aged teens drinking in parks or in the street.

# drinking - Wednesday 20 November, 2013

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber
# Oireachtas Bars
# Oireachtas Bars

17 TDs admit they’ve had an alcoholic drink before going into the Dáil chamber

Nov 20th 2013, 11:00 PM 38,285 Views 199 Comments

“If a TD has a pint or two I don’t think that’s a problem for me and I don’t think it’s a problem for the citizens of the country either,” Labour chief whip Emmet Stagg has told TV3′s Midweek programme.