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#Drink

# drink - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties?

Stanford University has prohibited high alcohol volume spirits over 20% for undergraduates on campus.

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

The policy has been criticised as a tone-deaf response to the Stanford rape case.

# drink - Saturday 30 July, 2016

Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports?

The UK government has said it plans to look at the issue, after hundreds of drink-related arrests in recent years.

# drink - Sunday 3 July, 2016

'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'

Singer and senator Frances Black talks about why she chose to get into politics and what she hopes to achieve.

# drink - Thursday 30 June, 2016

Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories

The information labels are expected to feature across the entire Guinness range by early 2017.

# drink - Wednesday 22 June, 2016

Irish people drink the equivalent of 29 litres of vodka each a year

Our alcohol consumption is detailed in a new comprehensive report from the Health Research Board.

# drink - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

# drink - Thursday 14 April, 2016

Bought this rum recently? There might be glass in it

The recall affects two batches.

# drink - Friday 8 January, 2016

A group of Cork students have designed an app that tells if a drink has been spiked

Their app – which is at an advanced stage of design – could be used to test drinks at any pub, club or party.

# drink - Saturday 26 December, 2015

Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill

Greed, murder and whiskey: How an indestructible Irishman finally fell foul of New York City in the 1930s.

# drink - Wednesday 9 December, 2015

Poll: Will higher alcohol pricing change how much you drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will higher alcohol pricing change how much you drink?

New legislation aimed at helping to curb alcohol abuse will be published today.

# drink - Friday 27 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge The Late Late Toy Show Drinking Game To End All Drinking Games Simply Having

The Late Late Toy Show Drinking Game To End All Drinking Games

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

# drink - Monday 5 October, 2015

This Irish beer has just been voted the best of its kind in the world

… and no, it’s not Guinness.

# drink - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland - here's our verdict Golden Ale

# drink - Saturday 22 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge 18 Dublin pubs you should really visit before you die Just The One

18 Dublin pubs you should really visit before you die

How many have you ticked off?

# drink - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

# drink - Sunday 19 July, 2015

This Irish cook has been mixing it up 'like a pro' as part of the Jamie Oliver empire

Cold brew coffee made with kitchen paper, anyone? How about a knockout G&T?

# drink - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

# drink - Friday 3 July, 2015

Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink

All batches of the beverage contain sulphite and sulphur dioxide.

# drink - Sunday 28 June, 2015

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

# drink - Thursday 18 June, 2015

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

# drink - Monday 1 June, 2015

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive

The National Off-Licence Association says it’s hurting smaller sellers.

# drink - Tuesday 12 May, 2015

The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more

That’s according to health minister Leo Varadkar.

# drink - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

Heartbroken father: 'She was punched and struck with beer cans - and he got just 10 years'

Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.

# drink - Saturday 21 March, 2015

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

# drink - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Open Thread: How do we feel about a 'sober' St Patrick's Day?

Staying away from the ‘messy’ celebrations? … Would a drink-free place to party change your mind?

# drink - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Pictures: Poitín-making equipment seized in Co Tipperary raid

It was found in a rural part of North Tipp, close to Nenagh.

# drink - Monday 16 February, 2015

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show

Some even made formal complaints.

# drink - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?

The Government are considering the issue, but what do you think?

# drink - 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.

# drink - Monday 5 January, 2015

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.

# drink - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January?

Some people are doing it for charity, others are doing it for their own wellbeing or to save money. Are you?

# drink - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

Here's how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

You may need this advice later tonight.

# drink - Friday 28 November, 2014

Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk

MPs have come under scrutiny for their alleged drinking habits.

# drink - Thursday 13 November, 2014

We're paying more for alcohol, tobacco and dining out than this time last year

Higher health and motor insurance premiums are driving up inflation.

# drink - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge So, what is the deal with Guinness Blonde American Lager? Guinness Blonde

So, what is the deal with Guinness Blonde American Lager?

It’s billed as “a blonde with a dark past”.

# drink - Saturday 25 October, 2014

This video teaching bartenders how to deal with under-age customers is intentionally hilarious

“You’re an a*******. You’re a F****** A*******.”

# drink - Thursday 31 July, 2014

Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you

Tea rooms are opening in Harold’s Cross Park, St Patrick’s Park and in Herbert Park.