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# consumption - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

# consumption - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Poll: Are you planning a 'buy nothing' break this January? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you planning a 'buy nothing' break this January?

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# consumption - Saturday 20 February, 2016

A popular way of cooking broccoli is leeching potentially cancer-fighting compounds from it

There is a way to combat the disadvantages of boiling: Preserve the boiling water for later consumption.

# consumption - Wednesday 13 May, 2015

When it comes to alcohol abuse, the Irish aren't the worst in the world

We’re actually the fourth worst, according to a new report.

# consumption - Friday 13 March, 2015

Travellers are three times more likely to get TB

And they get it much, much younger.

# consumption - Friday 30 January, 2015

Female students are now drinking more than male students UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

# consumption - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

Infographic: Pedal power is up in Dublin, but we're using far less energy overall

Cycling in Dublin rose by 82% over five years.

# consumption - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

Irish Water wants allowance of 38,000 litres per child reduced

However, Enda Kenny has insisted that “every child” will be free.

# consumption - Sunday 29 June, 2014

Sugar is pretty much ruining the world - here's how and why

A new study from a Swiss bank lays bare the facts.

# consumption - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

It's true...Ireland IS affected by housing market changes more than other countries

New research shows that households in debt are only likely to reduce if if they are comparatively well-off.

# consumption - Sunday 4 May, 2014

More than 2,000 horses killed for consumption in 3 months

Last year, a total of 10,711 horses were slaughtered.

# consumption - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

Irish people consumed 38 million litres of pure alcohol last year

That’s 3 million litres less than 2012.

# consumption - Sunday 29 December, 2013

Ireland's electricity consumption falls from 2008 peak

The World Bank figures state Ireland consumed the most electricity in 2008.

# consumption - Monday 12 August, 2013

Column: I believe water fluoridation is harmful to my health, why should I pay for it?

With water charges due to be implemented, Aisling Fitzgibbon argues that if people are paying for water they should have more of a say about what’s in it.

South Korea turns off air conditioning in energy crisis

A heatwave and an energy consumption crisis has led to emergency measures – as temperatures head to 34 degrees Celsius.

# consumption - Monday 25 February, 2013

Illegal cigarette consumption rose by almost a third in Ireland last year

The county that saw the greatest use of illegal cigarettes was Waterford, researchers said.

# consumption - Friday 3 February, 2012

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.

# consumption - Thursday 22 December, 2011

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.