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# drink - Thursday 19 December, 2013

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote
# Emigration
# Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

Dec 19th 2013, 6:15 AM 7,973 Views 122 Comments

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?
# Road Safety
# Road Safety

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

Dec 11th 2013, 9:03 PM 39,146 Views 133 Comments

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
# Drink
# Drink

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

Nov 22nd 2013, 12:40 PM 12,600 Views 50 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

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

Nov 15th 2013, 7:34 AM 11,008 Views 59 Comments

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
# Not Yourwadi
# Not Yourwadi

MiWadi, Cheesestrings and Keelings bag Bord Bia awards

Nov 14th 2013, 10:01 PM 13,493 Views 32 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Nov 9th 2013, 7:00 PM 49 Views 71 Comments

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
# Britain
# Britain

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

Nov 8th 2013, 9:59 AM 8,780 Views 53 Comments

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
# Nom Nom
# Nom Nom

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

Nov 1st 2013, 11:52 AM 16,399 Views 43 Comments

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

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

Alert! There is a global wine shortage!

Oct 30th 2013, 12:29 PM 20,074 Views 41 Comments

WHAT ARE WE GOING TO DO?!?

# drink - Friday 11 October, 2013

Poll: Should we have a minimum price for alcohol?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should we have a minimum price for alcohol?

Oct 11th 2013, 9:28 AM 10,901 Views 162 Comments

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"
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

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

Oct 7th 2013, 7:11 PM 8,453 Views 59 Comments

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

# drink - Saturday 14 September, 2013

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

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

Sep 14th 2013, 7:15 AM 25,996 Views 42 Comments

*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

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

Is Father Jack working in Supervalu now?

Sep 9th 2013, 4:50 PM 3,749 Views 2 Comments

This manager board would suggest so.

# drink - Friday 23 August, 2013

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

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

Aug 23rd 2013, 9:30 PM 20,914 Views 115 Comments

This guy tried both, and videotaped it.

# drink - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Where has your local pub gone?
# The Irish Pub
# The Irish Pub

Where has your local pub gone?

Jul 27th 2013, 8:30 PM 32,022 Views 125 Comments

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

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

How to never send a drunk text ever again

Jul 15th 2013, 9:30 PM 61,161 Views 26 Comments

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
# Swimming Warning
# Swimming Warning

What happens to your body when you drink alcohol and swim

Jul 5th 2013, 10:00 PM 98,421 Views 39 Comments

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

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

10 mortifying elements of the Irish night out

Jun 28th 2013, 9:30 PM 80,809 Views 114 Comments

How far will you get tonight?

# drink - Wednesday 12 June, 2013

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging
# Breastfeeding
# Breastfeeding

Baby pics to be banned from infant food packaging

Jun 12th 2013, 6:30 AM 11,301 Views 44 Comments

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?
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jun 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 3 Views 24 Comments

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

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice
# Ice Cold
From The Daily Edge
# Ice Cold

Coca Cola are now making bottles entirely made of ice

Jun 6th 2013, 4:00 PM 3,072 Views 3 Comments

We might need them if this weather continues!

# drink - Wednesday 29 May, 2013

Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should
# Health Risk
# Health Risk

Irish people are drinking 700 times more than we should

May 29th 2013, 1:13 PM 15,555 Views 59 Comments

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
# Your Say

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

May 19th 2013, 11:16 AM 12,379 Views 80 Comments

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
# Booze
# Booze

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

May 19th 2013, 10:43 AM 11,481 Views 34 Comments

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

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

6 gadgets people have invented just to smuggle booze

May 9th 2013, 4:30 PM 3,763 Views 1 Comment

Stuffing a naggin in your sock is for amateurs.

# drink - Saturday 4 May, 2013

Why is the US investigating added caffeine in foods?
# The Buzz
# The Buzz

Why is the US investigating added caffeine in foods?

May 4th 2013, 9:30 AM 10,071 Views 19 Comments

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
# Cheap Booze
# Cheap Booze

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

May 4th 2013, 7:00 AM 8,176 Views 68 Comments

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

# drink - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

VIDEO: The new apple product you won't be able to live without
# Spoofage
From The Daily Edge
# Spoofage

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

Mar 27th 2013, 10:30 PM 35,046 Views 40 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,283 Views 128 Comments

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
# Bottoms Up
# Bottoms Up

Average Irish adult drank equivalent of 411 pints last year

Mar 8th 2013, 3:20 PM 12,627 Views 87 Comments

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
# Slurp

Cereal companies hoping you'll 'drink' your breakfast

Feb 23rd 2013, 7:00 AM 11,739 Views 42 Comments

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

PLAY: The Valentine's Day Drinking* Game
# Drink
From The Daily Edge
# Drink

PLAY: The Valentine's Day Drinking* Game

Feb 14th 2013, 7:30 PM 11,530 Views 7 Comments

*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
# Exports
# Exports

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

Jan 9th 2013, 10:30 AM 2,953 Views 13 Comments

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
# We Knew That
# We Knew That

Hot chocolate tastes better in an orange cup

Jan 5th 2013, 10:30 AM 8,839 Views 11 Comments

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
# Budget 2013
# Budget 2013

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

Dec 5th 2012, 3:58 PM 14,510 Views 90 Comments

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
# Get Home Safely
# Get Home Safely

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

Dec 4th 2012, 8:43 AM 9,495 Views 55 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 29th 2012, 12:00 PM 22,582 Views 43 Comments

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'
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

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

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,983 Views 8 Comments

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
# Advertising
# Advertising

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

Oct 12th 2012, 12:10 PM 5,022 Views 28 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Does Ireland need a new alcohol policy?

Oct 3rd 2012, 10:35 AM 10,489 Views 120 Comments

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