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#Drink

# drink - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

More than 1,000 Irish pubs have had to shut down since 2007

And it’s all about tax, say industry chiefs.

# drink - Monday 14 July, 2014

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

# drink - Saturday 5 July, 2014

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars?

The bar is currently exempt from having a licence. What do you think about that?

# drink - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Arthur's Day axed: Guinness confirms celebration will not be returning To Arthur No More

Arthur's Day axed: Guinness confirms celebration will not be returning

However, the company says the decision was NOT related to the backlash against the event.

# drink - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

# drink - Sunday 18 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Buckfast is going to be sold in cans for the first time* Bucky

Buckfast is going to be sold in cans for the first time*

*But possibly not in Ireland.

# drink - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains* Drink Taken

Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains*

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

# drink - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Beer Club: How craft beer is becoming the new wine

We headed along to the first night of Tom’s Beer Club in Bray to learn all there is know about craft beer.

# drink - Friday 25 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here's how to drink beer tonight without getting drunk The Secret

Here's how to drink beer tonight without getting drunk

Dreams do come brew.

Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories

Around half of drinkers surveyed said that passing their tipping point of units caused them to make unhealthy choices with food and to drink more than planned.

# drink - Saturday 19 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics Almost There

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics

If you give up drink, cigarettes, fast food, coffee and sweets you could save around €550.

# drink - Friday 18 April, 2014

Where can I get a drink today?

If you’re really, really desperate today, let us help.

Column: Don't waste your Easter weekend nursing a hangover – follow these easy tips

If you ever get ‘The Fear’ then read on.

# drink - Thursday 17 April, 2014

# drink - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.

The county with the most people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse? Waterford

A new study has found that an average of 8,000 people a year seek treatment for alcoholism in Ireland.

# drink - Thursday 20 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking Take It Easy

Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking

How many drinks do you need to chat someone up?

From The Daily Edge And you thought Dublin pints were pricey? PRICEY PINTS

And you thought Dublin pints were pricey?

Talk about paying dearly for a drink.

# drink - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Revealed: Ireland's first discount pub will be called...

The pub is expected to create around 60 jobs.

# drink - Wednesday 12 February, 2014

TD: Watching neknominations clip was "one of the most disturbing experiences of my life"

Derek Keating asked for an ‘emergency intervention’ to crack down on the social media craze. He was told that would be “simply impossible”.

# drink - Friday 31 January, 2014

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid?

People are knocking back pints, posting the videos online, and then challenging their friends to do likewise. A ‘harmful’ trend?

# drink - Wednesday 29 January, 2014

Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions?

Are nights with names like ‘Messy Mondays’ a bad idea?

# drink - Friday 24 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge There's literally a river full of whiskey in Scotland Whiskey Business

There's literally a river full of whiskey in Scotland

7,000 bottles worth to be precise.

# drink - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Gardaí made 805 drink-drive arrests during Christmas clamp-down

New Year’s Day was the worst day, with 45 arrests made. 11 people were detained on Christmas Day itself.

# drink - Wednesday 8 January, 2014

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

# drink - Thursday 2 January, 2014

Pubs ‘should only be licenced if they stock non-alcoholic beer’, says Mitchell

What did the Minister for Justice think of her idea?

# drink - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Here are the reasons why Dry January is the smart choice New Years Revolution

Here are the reasons why Dry January is the smart choice

Having trouble convincing everyone? Haters to the left.

# drink - Monday 30 December, 2013

What are your post-Christmas grocery essentials?

According to a new survey, bread, beer and batteries are all hugely popular in Ireland.

# drink - Tuesday 24 December, 2013

Poll: How much have you spent on Christmas this year? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: How much have you spent on Christmas this year?

Christmas is a tough on the purse strings, so what have you spent?

# drink - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

# drink - Wednesday 11 December, 2013

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?

Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.

# drink - Friday 22 November, 2013

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

# drink - Friday 15 November, 2013

Nestlé to create 95 jobs and paid work experience placements in Ireland

The jobs will be aimed at people under 30 who, Nestlé says, are stuck in a catch-22 situation.

# drink - Thursday 14 November, 2013

MiWadi, Cheesestrings and Keelings bag Bord Bia awards

The Online Champion Award went to Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers for Ireland’s first online butcher.

# drink - Saturday 9 November, 2013

Column: Ongoing alcohol misuse in Ireland is ruining individuals and families

Over half of all Irish drinkers have a harmful pattern of drinking; don’t be fooled into thinking alcohol misuse is ‘normal’ or has no affect on your personal relationships, writes Tony Moore.

# drink - Friday 8 November, 2013

Workplace testing for alcohol misuse should be considered --- campaigner

A recent study showed that a quarter of the UK workforce — around seven million people — drink at hazardous levels.

# drink - Friday 1 November, 2013

Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork

Thirty-four Irish pubs were included in the ‘Michelin Eating-Out In Pubs Guide’ with counties Down and Cork leading the way.

# drink - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Alert!  There is a global wine shortage! Panic Stations

Alert! There is a global wine shortage!

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?!?

# drink - Friday 11 October, 2013

Poll: Should we have a minimum price for alcohol? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we have a minimum price for alcohol?

GPs want the measure brought in as part of Budget 2014 to prevent people binge drinking. But would it work?

# drink - Monday 7 October, 2013

Independent off-licence sector "in danger of dying out"

That is according to the National Off-Licence Association, which is concerned about the impact Budget 2014 could have on off-licences.