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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Drink Aware

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# Alcohol
1,000 days and counting but long-awaited public alcohol bill faces further delays
Lobbyists warn delay to alcohol bill will risk lives.
# Drunk Swimming
Do you drink this much alcohol a week? It could be damaging your sperm*
*If you’re a man, obviously.
# dangerous drinking
Idiot drinks entire bottle of whiskey in 15 seconds in potentially fatal stunt
Doctors are warning people not to try and recreate the viral video. Please don’t.
# Drink Aware
UK introduces 'sobriety tag' for offenders
The tags are being trialled in four London boroughs.
# water safety
Think before you jump in, 140 people drown in Ireland every year
Alcohol is a contributory factor in nearly a third of all drownings.
# Drink Aware
Students put drunk student stereotype behind them and campaign for responsible drinking
Can you guess which college took top prize with their drink aware campaign?
# junior cert results
Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007
Parents are being urged to communicate with the children ahead of Junior Cert results night.
# Electric Picnic
Tips: How to stay safe at Electric Picnic
The Dublin Rape Crisis Centre and have released their tips for staying safe.
# warning
Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels
Reacting to research that shows a decline in pregnant women drinking, an alcohol lobby group says drinks should carry warning labels.
# Arthur's Day
Tips for a happy, safe and responsible Arthur's Day
Happy Arthur’s Day! If you are out and about tonight has a few tips to ensure you have a safe one.
# Alcohol
Calls for greater vigilance of alcohol sales ahead of Leaving Cert results
Parents have been reminded of the influential they can play in guiding their children’s drinking behaviour by leading by example, discussing the topic of alcohol openly, setting out clear rules for them.
# Your Say
Poll: Do reality TV shows set a bad example for home drinking?
Have your say in today’s poll…
# Alcohol
Students focus on side of drink culture 'neglected by reality TV' says its competition looks at the aspects of home drinking which are glossed over on shows like the Geordie Shore and Tallafornia.
# In Vino Veritas
Blame the booze: over half of drunks text their ex
A new survey finds that over half of respondents texted an ex when drunk – but that booze has nothing to do with it.