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Monday 11 December 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Bottoms Up

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Gardaí seize beer kegs and bar equipment during search of suspected shebeen in Monkstown
One man was also arrested for public order offences.
The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee
Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.
'No club is too big to go down... even Manchester United were relegated'
St Pat’s boss Liam Buckley admits his concern as his struggling side sit at the bottom of the Premier Division.
The only hotel in Temple Bar that didn’t serve alcohol now has a bar licence
Temple Bar brings “reasonable expectations that hotel facilities would include the provision of a bar,” a solicitor argued.
Women have caught up with men's drinking habits
That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.
The low-downs: The 11 candidates who secured the least votes this election
Strange policies, late announced-campaigns and relative obscurity didn’t help these former Dáil hopefuls.
Could this man's tumble off stage be even worse than The Edge's?
It sure looks like it.
Work starts on biggest independent Irish distillery - whiskey and jobs will flow
Walsh Whiskey Distillery in Carlow will be producing by 2016, 55 jobs to come.
A glass or two of alcohol a day is good for you? Think again, say scientists
Researchers say the long-held belief in the health benefits of light drinking may have been flawed.
The Great 2014 Eurovision Drinking Game
First you gotta speed it up! Then you gotta slow it down! Then you gotta play our drinking game. (No alcohol necessary.)
The world's largest aircraft looks like...
No comment.
Going to the bar for shots...of olive oil and vinegar
The Canadian city of Winnipeg has an odd new trend, with new tasting bars popping up.
Average Irish adult drank equivalent of 411 pints last year
That might sound like a lot, but it’s almost 100 pints fewer than the average in 2001.
It's Lionel Messi, but with a bit of a twist
Hic.
Ireland drank 694 million pints of beer last year
…but believe it or not, that figure means the average Irish person drank less beer in 2011 than they did in 2010.
Jameson sales revenues soar by 25 per cent in six months
Sales figures from Pernod Ricard for the second half of 2011 show soaring sales of the popular Irish whiskey.
Elbow have announced their own ale...here's 7 more celebrity alcohol brands
Willie Nelson’s whiskey, Dan Aykroyd’s wine and Dr. Dr’s cognac…
Chart of the Week: does the price of a pint indicate a win for Ireland in Macedonia?
Trap’s side are in Skopje for a crunch Euro 2012 showdown. Does the inflationary cost of a pint correlate with rising Irish fortunes in Macedonia?
Last orders for Magners as Celtic League seeks new sponsors
The Clonmel-based cider brewery is ending its sponsorship of the Celtic League from this year, ending a five-year deal.