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# drink - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?

Feb 7th 2015, 9:27 AM 26,326 Views 247 Comments

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
# UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

Jan 30th 2015, 12:25 PM 14,866 Views 64 Comments

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
# Cash For The Lash
# Cash For The Lash

Dublin pub begins 'Welfare Wednesday' drink deals

Jan 5th 2015, 9:30 PM 55,004 Views 155 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 3rd 2015, 9:42 AM 21,262 Views 49 Comments

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

Giving up the booze for January? Good, because here's what hangovers do to your body
# Detox
# Detox

Giving up the booze for January? Good, because here's what hangovers do to your body

Jan 3rd 2015, 8:45 AM 52,159 Views 17 Comments

Can’t look at another drink?

# drink - Wednesday 31 December, 2014

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

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

Dec 31st 2014, 5:30 PM 31,059 Views 31 Comments

You may need this advice later tonight.

# drink - Friday 28 November, 2014

Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk
# Boozing
# Boozing

Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk

Nov 28th 2014, 7:00 AM 9,122 Views 30 Comments

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
# Inflation
# Inflation

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

Nov 13th 2014, 6:34 PM 9,150 Views 19 Comments

Higher health and motor insurance premiums are driving up inflation.

# drink - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 11th 2014, 9:06 PM 6,089 Views 3 Comments

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
# Jumped Up Pr*ck
# Jumped Up Pr*ck

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

Oct 25th 2014, 8:30 AM 20,878 Views 19 Comments

“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
# Park Life
# Park Life

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

Jul 31st 2014, 7:30 AM 14,273 Views 23 Comments

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

# drink - Tuesday 15 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 15th 2014, 6:30 PM 18,224 Views 100 Comments

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
# Drinking Water
# Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Jul 14th 2014, 4:54 PM 10,517 Views 199 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jul 5th 2014, 10:50 AM 14,939 Views 85 Comments

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

# drink - Wednesday 2 July, 2014

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

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

Jul 2nd 2014, 9:30 PM 82,351 Views 132 Comments

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

# drink - Tuesday 1 July, 2014

The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer... (yes, obviously we're up there - but where?)
# 277 Green Bottles
# 277 Green Bottles

The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer... (yes, obviously we're up there - but where?)

Jul 1st 2014, 7:03 AM 20,820 Views 26 Comments

Not necessarily a figure to be proud of…

# drink - Sunday 18 May, 2014

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

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

May 18th 2014, 3:36 PM 24,902 Views 51 Comments

*But possibly not in Ireland.

# drink - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

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

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

May 6th 2014, 8:09 AM 10,663 Views 6 Comments

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

# drink - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Beer Club: How craft beer is becoming the new wine
# Beer Club Now In Session
# Beer Club Now In Session

Beer Club: How craft beer is becoming the new wine

May 3rd 2014, 8:30 PM 33,324 Views 100 Comments

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

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

Here's how to drink beer tonight without getting drunk

Apr 25th 2014, 8:30 PM 6,488 Views 6 Comments

Dreams do come brew.

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

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

Apr 25th 2014, 7:45 AM 17,717 Views 24 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 19th 2014, 3:32 PM 1,792 Views 1 Comment

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?
# Drink Up
# Drink Up

Where can I get a drink today?

Apr 18th 2014, 12:15 PM 48,488 Views 101 Comments

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

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

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

Apr 18th 2014, 8:00 AM 77 Views 33 Comments

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

# drink - Thursday 17 April, 2014

The average number of Easter eggs we're giving this year is... three
# Feeling Generous
# Feeling Generous

The average number of Easter eggs we're giving this year is... three

Apr 17th 2014, 10:54 AM 9,616 Views 23 Comments

Gimme dem eggs.

# drink - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

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

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 7:05 PM 8,239 Views 25 Comments

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
# Drink
# Drink

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

Apr 2nd 2014, 6:30 AM 12,355 Views 25 Comments

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

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

Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking

Mar 20th 2014, 4:39 PM 6,901 Views 3 Comments

How many drinks do you need to chat someone up?

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

And you thought Dublin pints were pricey?

Mar 20th 2014, 9:44 AM 8,830 Views 12 Comments

Talk about paying dearly for a drink.

# drink - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

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

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

Feb 26th 2014, 3:23 PM 65,352 Views 152 Comments

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"
# Dangerous Game
# Dangerous Game

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

Feb 12th 2014, 2:39 PM 10,679 Views 50 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 31st 2014, 9:27 AM 32,867 Views 127 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

Jan 29th 2014, 9:29 AM 15,387 Views 123 Comments

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

# drink - Friday 24 January, 2014

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

There's literally a river full of whiskey in Scotland

Jan 24th 2014, 11:02 AM 2,287 Views 0 Comments

7,000 bottles worth to be precise.

# drink - Tuesday 21 January, 2014

Gardaí made 805 drink-drive arrests during Christmas clamp-down
# Drink Driving
# Drink Driving

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

Jan 21st 2014, 4:36 PM 6,984 Views 26 Comments

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
# Bord Bia
# Bord Bia

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

Jan 8th 2014, 8:44 AM 5,708 Views 24 Comments

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
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

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

Jan 2nd 2014, 5:30 PM 21,083 Views 96 Comments

What did the Minister for Justice think of her idea?

# drink - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

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

Here are the reasons why Dry January is the smart choice

Jan 1st 2014, 1:00 PM 34,603 Views 34 Comments

Having trouble convincing everyone? Haters to the left.

# drink - Monday 30 December, 2013

What are your post-Christmas grocery essentials?
# Fry-up
# Fry-up

What are your post-Christmas grocery essentials?

Dec 30th 2013, 2:03 PM 17,993 Views 37 Comments

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
# Poll

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

Dec 24th 2013, 10:00 AM 12,861 Views 53 Comments

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