# binge-drinking - Wednesday 8 March, 2017
However, many are now beginning to see the health implications of alcohol misuse.
# binge-drinking - Thursday 20 October, 2016
Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.
# binge-drinking - Friday 8 January, 2016
New advice from British medical officers warned regular drinking increases the risk of developing cancer.
# binge-drinking - Monday 19 October, 2015
A new US study has calculated the cost of binge drinking to the economy.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 7 July, 2015
One state in the US allows judges to enforce this, with offenders being required to check in daily to be tested.
# binge-drinking - Wednesday 22 April, 2015
This comes as the government makes €1 million available to raise awareness about alcohol abuse.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 21 April, 2015
Lucy Rocca got a wake-up call that night and realised her relationship with alcohol was not a healthy one.
# binge-drinking - Friday 3 April, 2015
There has been controversy surrounding an anti-binge drinking campaign which, while having an independent Board, is funded by drinks industry giant Diageo.
# binge-drinking - Monday 23 February, 2015
It is impossible for a body bought and paid for by the drinks industry to honestly communicate the effects of alcohol on the individual.
# binge-drinking - Friday 13 February, 2015
Some say the definition is part of the problem.
# binge-drinking - Wednesday 3 September, 2014
Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.
# binge-drinking - Saturday 19 July, 2014
There have been calls for minimum pricing levels to be raised but do you think that would make any difference?
# binge-drinking - Saturday 5 July, 2014
This is how life is when you don’t drink.
# binge-drinking - Monday 23 June, 2014
Ever wondered where we drink and how much? Wonder no more.
Alcohol Action Ireland says that “we can no longer afford to accept our harmful relationship with alcohol as the norm”.
# binge-drinking - Saturday 17 May, 2014
Plus: How many days until the next Budget?
Fever, inflammation, tissue destruction…the list goes on.
# binge-drinking - Thursday 15 May, 2014
Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.
# binge-drinking - Wednesday 14 May, 2014
Men are more likely to engage in binge drinking with 62.4 per cent of male drinkers over the age of 15 saying they had engaged in heavy episode drinking in the last 30 days.
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# binge-drinking - Monday 12 May, 2014
This equates to one death every 10 seconds.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 4 February, 2014
NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.
Alcohol Action Ireland said our attitude to alcohol provides the perfect culture for crazes like this to take hold, particularly among the younger generations.
# binge-drinking - Monday 3 February, 2014
There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.
The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.
The Taoiseach, a judge and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland all warned against the social media craze.
Five minutes, five stories, five o’clock…
# binge-drinking - Sunday 2 February, 2014
A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 14 January, 2014
The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.
# binge-drinking - Saturday 21 September, 2013
Cheers to science. (But seriously, don’t do it anyway.)
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 27 August, 2013
Reacting to research that shows a decline in pregnant women drinking, an alcohol lobby group says drinks should carry warning labels.
Most Irish women don’t drink at all during pregnancy, but 2.5 per cent do so three or more times a week.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 20 August, 2013
A recent survey found almost half of all students at the Cork campus engage in binge-drinking more than once a week.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 18 June, 2013
A University College Dublin study found students from traditionally British areas of the country are more likely to binge drink.
# binge-drinking - Saturday 4 May, 2013
Minimum pricing stops retailers from selling alcohol cheaply in a bid to prevent people from binge drinking.
# binge-drinking - Friday 22 March, 2013
Non-drinker Claire Roche says it is “simply a game of chance” to try and make it home physically unscathed after a night out in Dublin City due to widespread binge-drinking culture.
# binge-drinking - Wednesday 20 March, 2013
Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.
# binge-drinking - Monday 18 March, 2013
Today the Alcohol Forum launched Ireland’s first National Alcohol Awareness Week.
# binge-drinking - Tuesday 23 October, 2012
The competition, aimed at promoting the responsible use of alcohol, offers a €5,000 cash prize for third-level film and multimedia students.
# binge-drinking - Friday 31 August, 2012
Research shows drinking out of a curved glass will increase a person’s rate of drinking compared to a straight-sided glass.