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# Alcohol

Last month
May 2024
Poll: Should Croke Park spectators be allowed to bring alcohol to their seats?
Organisers deny claims of discrimination against rugby fans over alcohol rules at Croke Park
Organisers deny claims of discrimination against rugby fans over alcohol rules at Croke Park
This year
2024
Despite drop, Ireland still has the third highest number of pubs per capita in the world
Alcohol Action charity raises concerns over heavy advertising of zero-alcohol beverages
'Everyone knows drugs are sold and people are intimidated in areas affected by poverty'
The North Inner City Drugs and Alcohol Task Force has been reestablished amid a national conversation about our approach to drug use.
The task force has been set up at a time when service providers in Dublin are bracing themselves for an increase in opioid use
Areas in the north inner city have long been "traumatised" by poverty and addiction, Dr Austin O'Carroll told us
He said the availability of naloxone was vital in preventing deaths during a recent spike in overdoses in Dublin and Cork
Most Dublin school children who drink obtain alcohol from their parents and other adults
Last year
2023
Alcohol consumption levels have decreased in the last five years, survey finds
'I’d drink almost until I’d pass out': Wayne Rooney recalls alcohol struggles
Alcohol Action express disappointment as no new measures for booze announced in Budget 2024
There has been an average of 152 pub closures a year in Ireland since 2019
Diageo reports 5% profit rise following price increases and growth in premium sales
Diageo to increase the price of a pint by 4 cent in second price rise this year
Donnelly defends signing into law world’s first legislation on health labelling of alcohol
Poll: Would calorie counts on alcohol packaging affect what you drink?
Alcohol Action Ireland calls for clampdown on '0%' drink ads as WHO labels it 'grey area'
Public health charities call for reform of Sale of Alcohol Bill
Minimum unit pricing led to 13% fall in alcohol-related deaths in Scotland
Longer drinking hours could harm public health, committee warned
Seven out of 10 rugby fans would not support Aviva alcohol ban, according to research
All time
Almost half of people think allowing nightclubs to stay open until 6am is a bad idea
Government not planning to reduce excise duty on alcohol following Heineken price rise
Donnelly says he raised health concerns about relaxing alcohol licensing laws
Doctors' group warns longer pub opening hours are 'regressive and harmful'
Drinking outside pubs and restaurants here to stay as minister plans to make it permanent
Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same
Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort
Poll: How often do you binge drink?
Many Irish people are in denial about their drinking habits, new research finds
Three quarters of long Covid patients consuming problematic levels of alcohol
FactCheck: Will Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol lead to an increase in drug use?
Minimum alcohol pricing rules kick in today - here's what that means
Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?
Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000
Heineken moves to take sole control of Irish drinks company behind Dutch Gold
People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
Tallaght services seeing crisis in community over crack cocaine, TDs told
Trucker shortage could lead to drink supply issues in the UK this Christmas
Alcohol price survey finds weekly intake limit can be reached in Ireland for less than €8
More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis