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#Underage Drinking

# underage-drinking - Thursday 12 November, 2020

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows
# Underage Drinking
# Underage Drinking

Irish teens more likely to take illegal drugs but smoking and drinking levels falling, EU report shows

Nov 12th 2020, 2:58 PM 13,080 Views 26 Comments

The report revealed 37% of Irish teenagers already used an e-cigarette at some stage.

# underage-drinking - Friday 19 October, 2018

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?
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# Underage Drinking

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?

Oct 19th 2018, 8:34 AM 27,605 Views 69 Comments

A judge in Cork made the recommendation after three organisations sought new licences.

# underage-drinking - Saturday 17 February, 2018

10 memories every Irish person will have of the teenage sesh
# Teenage Drinking
From The Daily Edge
# Teenage Drinking

10 memories every Irish person will have of the teenage sesh

Feb 17th 2018, 9:30 PM 10,123 Views 1 Comment

‘Have you got a free gaf?’

# underage-drinking - Thursday 30 March, 2017

Underage teens are getting drunk by sucking on vodka-laced oranges, claims TD
# Hidden Naggin
# Hidden Naggin

Underage teens are getting drunk by sucking on vodka-laced oranges, claims TD

Mar 30th 2017, 9:59 PM 26,841 Views 58 Comments

Deputy Anne Rabbitte says she’s seen it happen outside teenage discos.

# underage-drinking - Thursday 16 March, 2017

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers
# Keeping Sketch
# Keeping Sketch

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers

Mar 16th 2017, 6:05 AM 13,406 Views 19 Comments

Over 1,100 gardaí will police the capital on the day.

# underage-drinking - Sunday 5 February, 2017

The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws
# Far Reaching
# Far Reaching

The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws

Feb 5th 2017, 7:10 AM 25,927 Views 44 Comments

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill aims to impose restrictions on alcohol advertising in Ireland.

# underage-drinking - Sunday 10 July, 2016

13 things you'll know if you learned how to drink in an Irish field
# Drinking
From The Daily Edge
# Drinking

13 things you'll know if you learned how to drink in an Irish field

Jul 10th 2016, 8:15 PM 23,785 Views 3 Comments

Those were the days.

# underage-drinking - Saturday 21 May, 2016

13 Unmistakeable Signs You Grew Up In Small-Town Ireland
# Just A Small-town Girl
From The Daily Edge
# Just A Small-town Girl

13 Unmistakeable Signs You Grew Up In Small-Town Ireland

May 21st 2016, 3:00 PM 8,188 Views 1 Comment

So, who was at Mass?

# underage-drinking - Wednesday 7 October, 2015

'His eyes were rolling in his head and there was froth coming out of his mouth'
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# Underage Drinking

'His eyes were rolling in his head and there was froth coming out of his mouth'

Oct 7th 2015, 4:05 PM 29,302 Views 52 Comments

Anthony Downes (16) had to be hospitalised after drinking six cider cans and two naggins of vodka.

# underage-drinking - Saturday 9 May, 2015

Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law
# Loophole
# Loophole

Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law

May 9th 2015, 10:00 PM 67,192 Views 97 Comments

If you paid by cash upon delivery, that is.

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 23 December, 2014

Half of pubs and off-licenses targeted for underage drinking checks were in Dublin
# Test Purchases
# Test Purchases

Half of pubs and off-licenses targeted for underage drinking checks were in Dublin

Dec 23rd 2014, 7:00 AM 7,989 Views 13 Comments

Just more than 1,200 have been carried out over the past three years.

# underage-drinking - Friday 7 February, 2014

Poll: Did you drink when you were underage?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you drink when you were underage?

Feb 7th 2014, 9:55 AM 22,774 Views 92 Comments

Ireland is regularly criticised for its drinking culture with underage drinking a particular problem. So be honest, did you drink when you were underage?

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 10 September, 2013

Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007
# Junior Cert Results
# Junior Cert Results

Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007

Sep 10th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,458 Views 34 Comments

Parents are being urged to communicate with the children ahead of Junior Cert results night.

# underage-drinking - Monday 18 March, 2013

Column: Underage drinking and peer-pressure – a second-level student’s perspective
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Underage drinking and peer-pressure – a second-level student’s perspective

Mar 18th 2013, 7:00 PM 553 Views 21 Comments

A few drinks now and then does little harm – but just because everybody else is doing it, doesn’t mean you have to, writes Dónal Keane.

# underage-drinking - Wednesday 11 July, 2012

Poll: When did you have your first drink?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: When did you have your first drink?

Jul 11th 2012, 10:06 AM 12,592 Views 50 Comments

A survey has revealed that half of students began drinking alcohol before they were 15. We’re asking what age you were when you first had a drink (if you’ve ever had a drink)…

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 10 July, 2012

Half of students admit to drinking before the age of 15 - survey
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# Underage Drinking

Half of students admit to drinking before the age of 15 - survey

Jul 10th 2012, 4:05 PM 2,894 Views 15 Comments

One in five respondents admitted to having sex while drunk and being unable to remember it afterwards.

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

8 politicians kicking up their heels
# Party Politics
From The Daily Edge
# Party Politics

8 politicians kicking up their heels

Apr 17th 2012, 2:40 PM 4,191 Views 9 Comments

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician who has practised the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto…

# underage-drinking - Friday 24 February, 2012

Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation

Feb 24th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,434 Views 12 Comments

Recent laws allow gardaí to send minors into licensed premises suspected of selling alcohol to under-18s.

# underage-drinking - Monday 20 February, 2012

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

Feb 20th 2012, 4:29 PM 7,228 Views 43 Comments

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

# underage-drinking - Wednesday 18 January, 2012

Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home?

Jan 18th 2012, 10:57 AM 8,221 Views 72 Comments

Junior Minister Roisin Shortall thinks parents who do so might mean well – but could be doing harm. What do you think?

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

The 9 at 9: Tuesday
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# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Jan 10th 2012, 8:34 AM 5,168 Views 14 Comments

Nine things you need to know this morning…

# underage-drinking - Monday 22 August, 2011

Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed?

Aug 22nd 2011, 9:47 AM 4,543 Views 33 Comments

Senator Averil Power has proposed the release of Junior Cert result be changed from the traditional Wednesday to Friday instead in an attempt to combat underage drinking. What do you think of the proposal?

Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges”
# Underage Drinking
# Underage Drinking

Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges”

Aug 22nd 2011, 7:00 AM 3,697 Views 14 Comments

Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power thinks students can get their hands on alcohol more easily on a midweek night.