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# drink - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

Poll: Do you regularly drink more alcohol than the low-risk guidelines?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Do you regularly drink more alcohol than the low-risk guidelines?

Mar 8th 2017, 9:14 AM 25,452 Views 48 Comments

The low risk weekly number of standard drinks in Ireland is up to 11 for women and 17 for men.

# drink - Saturday 18 February, 2017

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94
# Svalbarði
# Svalbarði

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

Feb 18th 2017, 10:00 AM 15,442 Views 57 Comments

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

# drink - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Guinness-maker Diageo is building a Dublin distillery to create a 'luxury whiskey'
# Take A Sup
# Take A Sup

Guinness-maker Diageo is building a Dublin distillery to create a 'luxury whiskey'

Jan 31st 2017, 4:04 PM 16,579 Views 21 Comments

The drinks giant will release its own Irish blend this March.

# drink - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy
# Alcohol Abuse
# Alcohol Abuse

Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy

Jan 17th 2017, 6:03 AM 17,452 Views 46 Comments

A new study analysed the rates of drinking during pregnancy by linking them with a condition caused by alcohol consumption.

# drink - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters

Jan 4th 2017, 2:01 PM 13,142 Views 48 Comments

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.

# drink - Saturday 31 December, 2016

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year
# Alcohol And Cancer
# Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

Dec 31st 2016, 7:00 AM 24,855 Views 21 Comments

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

# drink - Friday 30 December, 2016

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl
# Sudden Spike
# Sudden Spike

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl

Dec 30th 2016, 6:00 PM 14,435 Views 18 Comments

Arrangements were made to impound any produce which showed unacceptable levels of contamination.

# drink - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'
# Health
# Health

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'

Oct 26th 2016, 8:40 AM 25,333 Views 56 Comments

The Irish Cancer Society wants the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 implemented in Ireland asap.

# drink - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

Oct 25th 2016, 3:03 PM 16,099 Views 55 Comments

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

# drink - Tuesday 20 September, 2016

This lad dressed up as his mam and used her ID to get served drink... and it worked
# Mam With A Plan
From The Daily Edge
# Mam With A Plan

This lad dressed up as his mam and used her ID to get served drink... and it worked

Sep 20th 2016, 1:45 PM 7,817 Views 0 Comments

It’s a cute look for him!

# drink - Monday 29 August, 2016

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants?
# Dog Cafe
# Dog Cafe

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants?

Aug 29th 2016, 11:08 AM 37,140 Views 141 Comments

Food officials are insisting that such businesses are in breach of legislation.

# drink - Wednesday 24 August, 2016

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties?

Aug 24th 2016, 10:16 AM 21,818 Views 77 Comments

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

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties
# Party Culture
# Party Culture

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

Aug 24th 2016, 9:20 AM 12,538 Views 37 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 30th 2016, 9:45 AM 17,398 Views 52 Comments

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'
# Sunday Interview
# Sunday Interview

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

Jul 3rd 2016, 8:00 AM 78,206 Views 44 Comments

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
# New Labelling
# New Labelling

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

Jun 30th 2016, 1:59 PM 22,070 Views 59 Comments

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
# Alcohol Problems
# Alcohol Problems

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

Jun 22nd 2016, 11:15 AM 22,371 Views 140 Comments

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
# Road Deaths
# Road Deaths

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

Jun 1st 2016, 1:14 PM 8,848 Views 47 Comments

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
# Food Safety
# Food Safety

Bought this rum recently? There might be glass in it

Apr 14th 2016, 2:39 PM 9,430 Views 14 Comments

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
# Mystery Substances
# Mystery Substances

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

Jan 8th 2016, 6:08 AM 20,060 Views 34 Comments

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
# Speakeasy Rasputin
# Speakeasy Rasputin

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

Dec 26th 2015, 9:30 PM 54,655 Views 13 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Dec 9th 2015, 9:32 AM 25,820 Views 193 Comments

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

# drink - Friday 27 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 27th 2015, 10:47 AM 11,750 Views 3 Comments

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
# Frosty Brew
# Frosty Brew

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

Oct 5th 2015, 3:54 PM 54,724 Views 42 Comments

… and no, it’s not Guinness.

# drink - Wednesday 16 September, 2015

Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland – here’s our verdict
# Golden Ale
# Golden Ale

Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland – here’s our verdict

Sep 16th 2015, 9:18 PM 22,834 Views 27 Comments

The not so black stuff.

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

Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland - here's our verdict

Sep 16th 2015, 2:47 PM 3,993 Views 6 Comments

The not so black stuff.

# drink - Saturday 22 August, 2015

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

18 Dublin pubs you should really visit before you die

Aug 22nd 2015, 3:00 PM 23,716 Views 2 Comments

How many have you ticked off?

# drink - Tuesday 28 July, 2015

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

Jul 28th 2015, 12:33 PM 26,165 Views 44 Comments

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
# Drink Time
# Drink Time

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

Jul 19th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,431 Views 10 Comments

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
# Dangerous Driving
# Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

Jul 14th 2015, 6:15 AM 7,754 Views 9 Comments

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
# Total Recall
# Total Recall

Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink

Jul 3rd 2015, 1:56 PM 19,871 Views 23 Comments

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
# Boston Lager
# Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jun 28th 2015, 10:15 AM 17,091 Views 21 Comments

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
# Islam
# Islam

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

Jun 18th 2015, 6:00 AM 24,000 Views 60 Comments

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
# Some Neck
# Some Neck

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive

Jun 1st 2015, 3:30 PM 32,542 Views 112 Comments

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
# Cash Money Booze
# Cash Money Booze

The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more

May 12th 2015, 7:46 PM 12,519 Views 44 Comments

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
# Sara Staunton

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

Apr 15th 2015, 4:26 PM 36,978 Views 40 Comments

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
# Diageo

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Mar 21st 2015, 1:27 PM 26,340 Views 55 Comments

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?
# On The Dry
# On The Dry

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

Mar 14th 2015, 6:00 PM 17,766 Views 76 Comments

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
# Still Not Legal
# Still Not Legal

Pictures: Poitín-making equipment seized in Co Tipperary raid

Mar 11th 2015, 6:02 PM 14,701 Views 52 Comments

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
# Loved Up
# Loved Up

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

Feb 16th 2015, 11:13 PM 76,555 Views 74 Comments

Some even made formal complaints.