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#Underage Drinking

# underage-drinking - Friday 19 October, 2018

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos? Underage Drinking This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?

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

# underage-drinking - Saturday 17 February, 2018

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

10 memories every Irish person will have of the teenage sesh

‘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

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

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

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

# underage-drinking - Sunday 10 July, 2016

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

# underage-drinking - Saturday 21 May, 2016

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

13 Unmistakeable Signs You Grew Up In Small-Town Ireland

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'

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you drink when you were underage?

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

Poll: When did you have your first drink?

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

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

# underage-drinking - Tuesday 17 April, 2012

From The Daily Edge 8 politicians kicking up their heels Party Politics This post contains videos

8 politicians kicking up their heels

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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”

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