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#Drinking Culture

# drinking-culture - Saturday 18 February, 2017

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours
# Drinking Culture
# Drinking Culture

Lloyds of London has banned staff from drinking during work hours

Feb 18th 2017, 8:00 AM 15,744 Views 26 Comments

The rule change only applies to Lloyd’s staff and not the insurance brokers and underwriters based in the same building.

# drinking-culture - Thursday 17 March, 2016

'Ireland is hopelessly devoted to alcohol, you'll see that today'
# Opinion
# Opinion

'Ireland is hopelessly devoted to alcohol, you'll see that today'

Mar 17th 2016, 8:00 AM 1,974 Views 114 Comments

Andrew McGinley, who has worked behind a bar many a St Patrick’s Day, says that while you see everyone enjoying themselves, a bigger question comes to mind.

# drinking-culture - Friday 29 May, 2015

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance
# Bowing Out
From The42
# Bowing Out

'We had a few drinks...': Barbarian spirit still alive, but Jennings praises professional balance

May 29th 2015, 7:07 PM 8,678 Views 0 Comments

The openside is enjoying his last week as a professional, but not too much.

# drinking-culture - Monday 23 February, 2015

Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you
# Opinion
# Opinion

Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:19 PM 937 Views 96 Comments

It is impossible for a body bought and paid for by the drinks industry to honestly communicate the effects of alcohol on the individual.

# drinking-culture - Monday 28 April, 2014

Music video shows the reality of a night out in Cork
# Dire Straits
From The Daily Edge
# Dire Straits

Music video shows the reality of a night out in Cork

Apr 28th 2014, 7:39 AM 4,298 Views 5 Comments

A portrait of the city.

# drinking-culture - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't
# Substance Abuse
# Substance Abuse

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't

Feb 4th 2014, 12:45 PM 46 Views 39 Comments

NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.

# drinking-culture - Friday 8 November, 2013

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should employers screen employees for alcohol misuse?

Nov 8th 2013, 9:19 AM 13,679 Views 118 Comments

The idea has been mooted in the UK today.

# drinking-culture - Friday 29 March, 2013

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: What is it about Good Friday? Can we not enjoy one night without alcohol?

Mar 29th 2013, 7:30 PM 366 Views 134 Comments

Today is one of two days of the year when alcohol cannot be sold or purchased. In an almost post-apocalyptic scene, people rush to stock up the day before so that they aren’t left short and so they can get through their Friday night, but what’s that say about us as a society, asks Kathryn Reilly.

# drinking-culture - Wednesday 27 February, 2013

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Charity launches Ireland's first Alcohol Awareness Week

Feb 27th 2013, 6:30 AM 4,013 Views 20 Comments

The Alcohol Forum said there is evidence that communities have a major role to play in starting a process of mindset and culture change.

# drinking-culture - 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.

# drinking-culture - Monday 22 October, 2012

Teenage rape case underlines vulnerability to sexual violence due to drinking culture
# Sexual Violence
# Sexual Violence

Teenage rape case underlines vulnerability to sexual violence due to drinking culture

Oct 22nd 2012, 7:34 PM 13,597 Views 74 Comments

A teenage boy was jailed today for the rape of a 15-year-old girl at a house party in Dublin last year.

# drinking-culture - Friday 6 April, 2012

Grieving father of Caolan Mulrooney warns over youth drinking culture
# Alcohol
# Alcohol

Grieving father of Caolan Mulrooney warns over youth drinking culture

Apr 6th 2012, 10:23 AM 9,086 Views 7 Comments

Caolan, 19, died after falling from a wall after a night out in Cork last year.

# drinking-culture - Saturday 31 March, 2012

Midnight ambulance patrol for Maynooth
# Kildare
# Kildare

Midnight ambulance patrol for Maynooth

Mar 31st 2012, 7:00 PM 12,606 Views 78 Comments

The service has been set up following the tragic death of a young man on Maynooth’s main street.

# drinking-culture - Thursday 20 October, 2011

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Alcohol doesn’t make us drunken idiots – that’s society’s fault

Oct 20th 2011, 9:18 AM 379 Views 32 Comments

Research shows that drinking alone doesn’t make people flirt and start fights. So the answer must lie in ourselves, writes Shane Leavy.

# drinking-culture - Wednesday 10 August, 2011

Column: Our ‘drinking culture’ isn’t romantic, it’s killing us
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Our ‘drinking culture’ isn’t romantic, it’s killing us

Aug 10th 2011, 7:45 AM 867 Views 55 Comments

We love to talk about Ireland’s alcohol culture – but lack the courage to do anything about it, writes Fiona Ryan of Alcohol Action Ireland.