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#Drink

# drink - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Guess how many students have signed up for UCC's alcohol-free accommodation?*

*You know the drill — when we write the headline like this it’s either a really big or a really small number.

# drink - Monday 9 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is Father Jack working in Supervalu now? Drrrink

Is Father Jack working in Supervalu now?

This manager board would suggest so.

# drink - Friday 23 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Is it easier to do tasks when you're drunk or when you're stoned? Drunk Vs Stoned

Is it easier to do tasks when you're drunk or when you're stoned?

This guy tried both, and videotaped it.

# drink - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Where has your local pub gone? The Irish Pub This post contains videos

Where has your local pub gone?

New website aims to get people discussing “the good, the bad and the ugly sides of the Irish pub, its contribution to Irish life in general, its future and its legacy”.

# drink - Monday 15 July, 2013

From The Daily Edge How to never send a drunk text ever again Regrets

How to never send a drunk text ever again

OR an email, OR tweet, OR Facebook message. Simply follow this step-by-step guide.

# drink - Friday 5 July, 2013

What happens to your body when you drink alcohol and swim

Around 140 people drown in Ireland each year – and a third of these drownings have alcohol as a contributory factor.

# drink - Friday 28 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge 10 mortifying elements of the Irish night out On The Town

10 mortifying elements of the Irish night out

How far will you get tonight?

# drink - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

New EU laws are to help encourage breastfeeding and were welcomed by one Irish MEP.

# drink - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

Column: US alcohol companies are proposing nutrition labels for booze, should we follow suit?

US alcohol manufacturers might soon reveal calorie content and other nutritional information on bottles and cans, should Ireland do likewise? asks Molly Garboden.

# drink - Thursday 6 June, 2013

From The Daily Edge Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice Ice Cold This post contains videos

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice

We might need them if this weather continues!

# drink - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should

A substance use expert says a ban on drinks advertising is needed in order to foster a healthier relationship with alcohol.

# drink - Sunday 19 May, 2013

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Have you reduced your alcohol consumption in the past year?

In the last year, the amount of alcohol consumed in Ireland fell by 4.4 per cent.

'Drunken Irish' no more: Alcohol consumption falls 20% in 12 years

The amount of beer drank in the last year increased but the consumption of cider, spirits and wine all fell.

# drink - Thursday 9 May, 2013

From The Daily Edge 6 gadgets people have invented just to smuggle booze Hidden Naggin

6 gadgets people have invented just to smuggle booze

Stuffing a naggin in your sock is for amateurs.

# drink - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Why is the US investigating added caffeine in foods?

You may be surprised by the beverages and foods containing the stimulant… even chewing gum.

Calls for Ireland to follow as Scotland pushes ahead with minimum alcohol price

“Alcohol has been sold at pocket-money prices in this country for far too long now”.

# drink - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: The new apple product you won't be able to live without Spoofage This post contains videos

VIDEO: The new apple product you won't be able to live without

This is very cheeky altogether.

# drink - Wednesday 20 March, 2013

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try

Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.

# drink - Friday 8 March, 2013

Average Irish adult drank equivalent of 411 pints last year

That might sound like a lot, but it’s almost 100 pints fewer than the average in 2001.

# drink - Saturday 23 February, 2013

Cereal companies hoping you'll 'drink' your breakfast Slurp This post contains a poll

Cereal companies hoping you'll 'drink' your breakfast

Kellogg is one of the companies getting ready to roll out the quick-fix breakfast shakes, claiming they are as nutritious as a bowl of cereal and milk. Could you see yourself imbibing them regularly?

# drink - Thursday 14 February, 2013

From The Daily Edge PLAY: The Valentine's Day Drinking* Game Drink This post contains videos

PLAY: The Valentine's Day Drinking* Game

*Lay off the booze though, you DON’T want to be drunk texting on today of all days.

# drink - Wednesday 9 January, 2013

Record €9 billion food and beverage exports in 2012 - Bord Bia report

Bord Bia says the value of Irish food and drink exports increased by almost 2 per cent to exceed €9 billion for the first time.

# drink - Saturday 5 January, 2013

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup

Does it matter what colour the cup, as long as the stuff inside is liquid heaven? Apparently, yes.

# drink - Wednesday 5 December, 2012

Wine up by €1 a bottle, beer increasing by 10c a pint

The government has increased the excise on alcohol and cigarettes by more than was expected in Budget 2013.

# drink - Tuesday 4 December, 2012

€500,000 Hailo taxi voucher giveaway to help get people home safely this Christmas

Over 100,000 wallet-sized cards, each containing a €5 discount voucher for a Hailo taxi, will be available to people in Dublin during December.

# drink - Monday 29 October, 2012

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Does milk taste better from a carton than from a plastic bottle? Dilemma This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Does milk taste better from a carton than from a plastic bottle?

It’s a Bank Holiday Monday, so let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# drink - Tuesday 23 October, 2012

Young creatives asked to submit multimedia pieces exploring 'the pacing of our drinking'

The competition, aimed at promoting the responsible use of alcohol, offers a €5,000 cash prize for third-level film and multimedia students.

# drink - Friday 12 October, 2012

New rules on advertising of 'unhealthy' food and drink to children

Foods high in fat, salt, or sugar will fall under the new regulations – but cheese products won’t.

# drink - Wednesday 3 October, 2012

Poll: Does Ireland need a new alcohol policy? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need a new alcohol policy?

The new Minister of State for Health Alex White has said he will bring proposals on the policy to the Government soon.

# drink - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Good news: Your beer could last longer*

*on the shelf, that is, thanks to Dublin-based scientists.

# drink - Thursday 23 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge Electric Picnic: Grub's up at the Theatre of Food Electric Picnic

Electric Picnic: Grub's up at the Theatre of Food

The Theatre of Food will bring a sense of drama to eating out at the Electric Picnic – we line up what you can expect to nibble at over the weekend.

# drink - Monday 13 August, 2012

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.

# drink - Monday 30 July, 2012

Food industry could create 30,000 new jobs by 2020 - report

Food and Drink Industry Ireland has suggested that 30,000 new jobs could be created if the sector achieves the ambitious export growth targets it proposes.

# drink - Friday 27 July, 2012

Retail sales continue to fall - with food, drink and cigarettes taking a hit

Retails sales have seen the biggest drop since December 2009.

# drink - Thursday 19 July, 2012

Fizzy drink named after DSK to go on sale in France DSK

Fizzy drink named after DSK to go on sale in France

The drink – with former IMF head Dominique Strauss-Kahn as its namesake – is said to have aphrodisiac qualities.

# drink - Sunday 15 July, 2012

Column: Discussing teen drinking... over a bottle of vino

“Alcohol, to a child, must seem like some sort of guaranteed treat for grown-ups. It’s advertised as being fuel for wit, a stylish accessory, or a national heritage.”

# drink - Friday 13 July, 2012

National week of sobriety and alcohol moderation announced

A ‘Dry Run’ and ‘Green Prescriptions’ will be part of the nationwide event.

# drink - Monday 25 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Charlie Sheen: "Rehab is not for me" Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen: "Rehab is not for me"

The actor is back with a new sitcom, Anger Management, and told Good Morning America that he no longer takes drugs – but he does drink.

# drink - Tuesday 19 June, 2012

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?

Irish rugby supporters “can’t handle alcohol”, according to New Zealand authorities. So what do you think?

# drink - Friday 18 May, 2012

From The Daily Edge Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar DEEP-SEA DRINKING

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar

The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.