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# drink - Tuesday 18 September, 2012

Good news: Your beer could last longer*
# Beer
# Beer

Good news: Your beer could last longer*

Sep 18th 2012, 12:05 PM 6,044 Views 15 Comments

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

# drink - Thursday 23 August, 2012

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

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

Aug 23rd 2012, 2:15 PM 6,027 Views 2 Comments

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
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Calls for greater vigilance of alcohol sales ahead of Leaving Cert results

Aug 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,595 Views 32 Comments

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
# Jobswatch
# Jobswatch

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

Jul 30th 2012, 6:45 AM 2,095 Views 6 Comments

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
# Retail Sales
# Retail Sales

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

Jul 27th 2012, 6:02 PM 3,297 Views 22 Comments

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
# DSK

Fizzy drink named after DSK to go on sale in France

Jul 19th 2012, 5:54 PM 4,067 Views 7 Comments

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
# Opinion
# Opinion

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

Jul 15th 2012, 8:30 AM 218 Views 23 Comments

“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
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

National week of sobriety and alcohol moderation announced

Jul 13th 2012, 3:26 PM 7,511 Views 62 Comments

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

# drink - Monday 25 June, 2012

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

Charlie Sheen: "Rehab is not for me"

Jun 25th 2012, 8:39 PM 8,162 Views 19 Comments

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
# Your Say

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?

Jun 19th 2012, 9:46 AM 11,511 Views 63 Comments

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

# drink - Friday 18 May, 2012

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

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar

May 18th 2012, 8:30 PM 11,664 Views 19 Comments

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

# drink - Saturday 5 May, 2012

Here's the week's news... skewed
# Not The News
From The Daily Edge
# Not The News

Here's the week's news... skewed

May 5th 2012, 6:00 PM 4,336 Views 6 Comments

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

# drink - Sunday 8 April, 2012

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British
# Guinness Friday
From The Daily Edge
# Guinness Friday

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British

Apr 8th 2012, 7:30 PM 7,154 Views 20 Comments

Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…

# drink - Friday 30 March, 2012

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?
# Advertising
# Advertising

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?

Mar 30th 2012, 1:10 PM 3,253 Views 18 Comments

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wants to hear what the public think of proposed limits to how fatty, sugary and salty food and drink is targeted at children in ads.

# drink - Sunday 18 March, 2012

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising
# Guinness
# Guinness

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising

Mar 18th 2012, 7:30 PM 24,963 Views 36 Comments

For 250 years, Guinness has been been at the forefront of successful Irish branding. We take a look at how the company used advertising in print and on television to spread the word of the black stuff.

# drink - Saturday 17 March, 2012

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80
# RIP
From The Daily Edge
# RIP

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80

Mar 17th 2012, 4:46 PM 8,542 Views 20 Comments

Chaleo Yoovidhya was ranked as the 205th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of €3.7 billion.

Open thread: What Irish food or drink do you most miss when abroad?
# Food
# Food

Open thread: What Irish food or drink do you most miss when abroad?

Mar 17th 2012, 1:00 PM 22,378 Views 109 Comments

If you are living abroad, do you salivate at the thought of a packet of Irish crisps; or does your Dad post you over boxes of teabags? Let us know what food or drinks you miss most this St Patrick’s Day.

# drink - Wednesday 14 March, 2012

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810
# Money Money
# Money Money

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810

Mar 14th 2012, 2:44 PM 22,947 Views 61 Comments

New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.

# drink - Monday 5 March, 2012

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing
# Irish Yoga
# Irish Yoga

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing

Mar 5th 2012, 8:53 PM 17,452 Views 93 Comments

A Fine Gael councillor has called on the fashion retailer to withdraw items with the “damaging” stereotype.

# drink - Saturday 25 February, 2012

Column: Irish pubs are a safe haven and a welcome hearth. We need them.
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Irish pubs are a safe haven and a welcome hearth. We need them.

Feb 25th 2012, 6:00 PM 55 Views 47 Comments

Architect George Boyle writes about how the pub was a cornerstone of her social life – and why proposals on alcohol are missing the point.

# drink - Friday 24 February, 2012

Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation

Feb 24th 2012, 7:20 AM 3,444 Views 12 Comments

Recent laws allow gardaí to send minors into licensed premises suspected of selling alcohol to under-18s.

# drink - Monday 20 February, 2012

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

Feb 20th 2012, 4:29 PM 7,231 Views 43 Comments

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

# drink - Monday 13 February, 2012

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?
# Work Can Wait
From The Daily Edge
# Work Can Wait

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?

Feb 13th 2012, 11:56 AM 5,985 Views 68 Comments

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

# drink - Friday 10 February, 2012

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders
# London
# London

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Feb 10th 2012, 5:49 PM 2,849 Views 18 Comments

Boris Johnson has said a new programme will use electronic bracelets to detect alcohol in the perspiration of people convicted of serious drink-related offences.

# drink - Friday 3 February, 2012

Alcohol consumption down by 17 per cent over last decade
# Drink
# Drink

Alcohol consumption down by 17 per cent over last decade

Feb 3rd 2012, 10:37 AM 4,005 Views 40 Comments

Is Ireland’s love affair with drink fading? A study from DCU shows that alcohol intake has fallen by a sixth in just over 10 years.

# drink - Saturday 17 December, 2011

Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas?
# Let Us Know
# Let Us Know

Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas?

Dec 17th 2011, 6:00 PM 3,503 Views 42 Comments

What food, drink or entertainment do you rely on to get you through the festive season? Join the discussion here…

One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years

Dec 17th 2011, 8:30 AM 2,603 Views 19 Comments

The sale of spirits, beer and cider all dropped significantly between 2007 and 2010 – but we apparently still like our wine…

# drink - Tuesday 30 August, 2011

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?

Aug 30th 2011, 11:54 AM 2,560 Views 44 Comments

The public is being asked by the national broadcasting watchdog to decide how food and drink should be marketed to children. Have your say on the proposals on ‘junk’ products…

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed
# Children
# Children

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed

Aug 30th 2011, 11:38 AM 837 Views 6 Comments

Broadcasting watchdog looking for public’s input on how food and beverages should target children.

# drink - Thursday 18 August, 2011

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler
# Drink
From The Daily Edge
# Drink

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler

Aug 18th 2011, 1:06 PM 736 Views 2 Comments

Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.

# drink - Tuesday 12 July, 2011

Australia puts health warnings on alcohol bottles
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Australia puts health warnings on alcohol bottles

Jul 12th 2011, 3:51 PM 532 Views 0 Comments

Australia’s alcohol industry has voluntarily placed warnings on bottles – but they’re pretty hard to spot…

# drink - Friday 8 July, 2011

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands
# Oxegen
From The Daily Edge
# Oxegen

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands

Jul 8th 2011, 8:13 PM 1,274 Views 4 Comments

What do hot dogs, champagne and parrots have in common? We’ve got the answers…

# drink - Monday 20 June, 2011

Publicans withdraw from membership of alcohol regulation lobby
# Drink
# Drink

Publicans withdraw from membership of alcohol regulation lobby

Jun 20th 2011, 6:12 PM 1,015 Views 28 Comments

Vintners associations withdraw from MEAS’s voluntary code on alcohol promotion, and therefore from the body itself.

# drink - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness
# Booze
From The Daily Edge
# Booze

Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness

Mar 1st 2011, 5:49 PM 590 Views 0 Comments

Singer’s boyfriend is still in jail on suspicion of drink driving.

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