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Monday 27 March 2023 Dublin: -4°C

# cheap booze

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# alcohol bill
Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely
A minister has said it would risk “undermining the effectiveness” of minimum pricing if it’s not implemented at the same as Northern Ireland.
# minimum pricing
Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar
The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.
# Last Orders
Health minister Harris seeks to crackdown on alcohol promotions
The awarding of loyalty points and short term price promotions would be banned under the new regulations.
# drinks promo
'Welfare Wednesday’ pub: 'We are in a high unemployment area and didn't want to exclude locals'
The pub issued a statement saying they did not mean to offend anyone.
# cash for the lash
Dublin pub begins 'Welfare Wednesday' drink deals
A number of cheap beers and spirits are being offered with a social welfare card or bus pass.
# Messy Mondays
'A necessary evil'?: Why pub and club landlords use promotions companies
The organisation of club nights like Messy Mondays have come under scrutiny after seven people were injured in Dublin.
# Pubs
Discount pub chain acquires Cork premises, will invest €1.5m and create 40 jobs
The company has signed a deal to purchase the former Newport Café site in Cork’s Paul Street.
# cheap booze
Calls for Ireland to follow as Scotland pushes ahead with minimum alcohol price
“Alcohol has been sold at pocket-money prices in this country for far too long now”.