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# Alcohol Ban

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# Booze Ban
Irish Rail bans alcohol on four Friday services over complaints about 'overindulging' passengers
The company blamed large groups for disrupting other passengers on a number of services.
# Alcohol Ban
'It's tiring' - McIlroy suggests limiting alcohol sales after receiving abuse from fans at Bay Hill
Rory McIlroy believes the behaviour of fans on the PGA Tour is a growing problem following his third around at the Bay Hill Golf Course.
# Church and State
Last call for Good Friday drinking ban as bill passes in the Seanad
The Senator who proposed the bill said its passing marks “another progressive step in Ireland’s long journey of separation between Church and State.”
# Irish Roads
Half of the population believes drivers shouldn't be banned for having alcohol in their system
There is little appetite for stricter rules around driving and alcohol among the Irish population.
# lunch crunch
Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today?
Your daily bite-sized ballot break.
# Booze Ban
Publicans say Good Friday alcohol ban has no place in a modern Ireland
Publicans have made a fresh appeal for the ban on selling alcohol on Good Friday to be lifted.
# outdated
Good Friday booze bans show a "19th-century image of Ireland to tourists"
The rules have been panned as “archaic” in today’s multicultural Ireland.
# Friday sittings
'I binge drink myself, and I'm ashamed of that': TDs debate alcohol sponsorship of sport
Alcohol and fluoridation of the Irish drinking water supply were discussed by a small number of TDs in a new-look Friday sitting in the Dáil today.
# Sponsorship
Publicans want 'lid levy' to replace losses from alcohol sports sponsorship ban
Vintners say a 15 per cent levy on off-licence sales would raise over €200 million to replace funding lost by banning alcohol companies from sponsoring sports events.
# Booze Ban
Committee: Sponsorship of sport by alcohol companies ‘should remain in place’
An Oireachtas Committee has published a series of recommendations today on the government proposals to ban alcohol companies from sponsoring sport.
# Good Friday
Calls for Good Friday alcohol ban to be lifted
Restaurants say the “outdated and archaic law” is bad for business.