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#Drink

# 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.

# drink - Saturday 5 May, 2012

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British Guinness Friday This post contains videos

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

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?

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 This post contains images

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising

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

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

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80

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?

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

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

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.

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

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

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

From The Daily Edge The burning question*: Tea or coffee? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?

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

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

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?

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

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 This post contains a poll

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

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

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

# drink - Thursday 18 August, 2011

From The Daily Edge Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler Drink This post contains videos

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

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

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

# drink - Friday 8 July, 2011

From The Daily Edge Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands Oxegen This post contains images

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

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

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

# drink - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

From The Daily Edge Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness Booze

Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness

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

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