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Thursday 2 February 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Beer

All time
# In Numbers
Cannabis, beer and T-bills: the week in stats
How high is Europe’s tallest building? And how many cannabis plants were seized by gardaí last year?
# Centra
Centra apologises and withdraws 'Children's Allowance Day' beer offer
The company said it was withdrawing the leaflet from four shops which were distributing it, encouraging customers to use their Children’s Allowance payment to buy beer and other products.
# pooch hooch
Thirsty dog? Crack them open a cold beer
The US-made Bowser Beer is available in two flavours with salty treats to go with it for the perfect pooch party.
# Countdown
Poll: Where are you watching the match tonight?
We want to know where you’ll be when Robbie sticks the ball in the Croatia net?
# beer me
Drinking the Euros: Our guide to the continent's best beer
16 teams, 16 beers. One winner.
# teenage drinking
Irish teens drinking less often than European counterparts
However, when they do drink, they drink more.
# *******
Alabama bans beer brand over dirty name on label
The state’s alcohol beverage control agency decides to ban the sale of Dirty B****** beer because of its ‘profanity’.
# guinness friday
VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…
# Work Can Wait
Video: Waiter spills five beers over Angela Merkel
The German Chancellor was soaked ahead of her address to the Christian Democratic Union on Ash Wednesday.
# Drink
Alcohol consumption down by 17 per cent over last decade
Is Ireland’s love affair with drink fading? A study from DCU shows that alcohol intake has fallen by a sixth in just over 10 years.
# Political Football
Cheers to that! FIFA insists on beer for 2014 World Cup
Selling beer in football grounds is banned under Brazilian law, but FIFA General Secretary Jerome Valcke says that will have to change.
# Budweiser
Budweiser buys Czech brewer in bid to seal control of Budweiser brand
Anheuser-Busch comes a step closer to ending its long-running dispute with a Czech brewery by buying a local rival.
# cheap alcohol
Minimum prices for alcohol may be introduced soon - Minister
Alcohol costs the State 3.7 billion every year in illness, absenteeism and crime, according to Minister of State at the Department of Health Roisin Shortall who is looking at ways to deal with alcohol misuse.
# Howzat?
WATCH: 82-year-old former Australian PM delights cricket crowd - by downing a beer
Meet Bob Hawke, man of the people.
# Still Drinking That
US man orders a beer then pops out to rob bank: report
Police in Florida have accused the 52-year-old of robbing a bank in between ordering and drinking a beer at a nearby bar.
# recycling
In numbers: what we consume over Christmas
Fifty million cans of beer, 22 million bottles of wine, four million boxes of chocolates – Repak says recycling can ease the guilt.
# Checklist's (Very) Rough Guide to ... Estonia
Heading to Tallinn to cheer on the Boys in Green? Haven’t a clue what to expect? Here’s a quick pictorial guide to help you out.
# Oktoberfest
In pictures: the beer flows as Germany's Oktoberfest gets under way
Last year’s visitors consumed some 7.1 million 2-pint (1-litre) mugs of beer.
# Bombshell
Russia finally decides: beer is not actually a food
Dmitry Medvedev signs a law that classifies beer as an alcoholic drink – ending its status as an unregulated foodstuff.
# Bottoms Up
Elbow have announced their own's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands
Willie Nelson’s whiskey, Dan Aykroyd’s wine and Dr. Dr’s cognac…
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
This is the week that was, in pictures.
# Week in Photos
The week in photos
The week that was, in pictures.
# Oktoberfest
In pictures: 200th Oktoberfest begins
Oktoberfest began yesterday, celebrating its 200th anniversary.