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Thursday 23 March 2023 Dublin: 11°C

# Drunkenness

All time
Luas justified in firing fares inspector who punched passenger following 'unacceptable' level of racist abuse
“Termination was the only option,” said Workplace Relations Commissioner adjudication officer Penelope McGrath.
# Law and Order
Public order offences down in Dublin as gardaí target drunks and 'aggressive begging'
Justice Minister said figures for the first nine months of this year show drunkenness is down significantly in the two main city centre divisions.
# crackdown
Magaluf wants to change its image, bar where infamous video taken closed for a year
Roughly 85% of the visitors to the resort come from Britain and Ireland.
# revealed
Some TDs drank during abortion debate... and 'one or two were a bit wobbly'
TDs have denied there was a “mad drunken session” as the Dáil debated the abortion bill on Wednesday and Thursday but questions have arisen out of the lapgate incident and the Dáil bar being open until 5am.
# Pipe down
Waiters to be trained on how to refuse drink to boozed-up MPs
Staff in the House of Commons will be trained on how to refuse tipsy politicians, who will be served lower-strength drinks.
# Your Say
Poll: Are 'drunken' stereotypes about Irish people a problem?
Clothes depicting Irish people as drunks damage our image abroad, a councillor has said. So what do you think?