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#Alcohol

# alcohol - Wednesday 14 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'It rips out a part of your heart': Mother of Donegal man left to die in New York speaks out Buncrana

'It rips out a part of your heart': Mother of Donegal man left to die in New York speaks out

Two men urinated on Liam McGlinchey, who was suffering from alcohol poisoning, before leaving him to die.

# alcohol - Thursday 1 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie It costs less than €8 to reach the recommended weekly limit of alcohol in Ireland Survey

It costs less than €8 to reach the recommended weekly limit of alcohol in Ireland

That’s according to a survey conducted by Alcohol Action Ireland.

# alcohol - Monday 8 July, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Does Ireland need a new temperance movement to address alcohol and drug use?

The temperance movement is a social movement against the consumption of alcoholic drinks.

# alcohol - Sunday 30 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you support minimum price rules for alcohol in Ireland?

Similar rules in Scotland have seen the sales of alcohol drop dramatically in the past year.

# alcohol - Friday 21 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie The cost of food and drink in Ireland far higher than the EU average, new study finds Eurostat

The cost of food and drink in Ireland far higher than the EU average, new study finds

Ireland was second only to Finland when it came to the cost of alcohol in the EU.

# alcohol - Wednesday 19 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol sales in Scotland drop to lowest-ever level following introduction of new pricing laws Minimum Unit Pricing

Alcohol sales in Scotland drop to lowest-ever level following introduction of new pricing laws

Minimum unit pricing laws were introduced in May 2018.

# alcohol - Thursday 9 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the legal drinking age be raised to 20?

Senator Catherine Noone has called on Ireland to adopt the Icelandic model to combat the dangers of alcohol abuse.

# alcohol - Wednesday 8 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase Drinking

Over 80% of Irish adults drink alcohol, and the rate is set to increase

A new study warns that worldwide alcohol consumption is on the increase.

# alcohol - Thursday 11 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Irish people are drinking more spirits - but beer is still our most popular drink Drink Responsibly

Irish people are drinking more spirits - but beer is still our most popular drink

Wine consumption decreased last year, but still represents around a quarter of all alcohol consumed.

# alcohol - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience Chemsex

Messages highlighting dangers of drug use during sex need to target wider audience

Researchers say the messages should not only focus on gay and bisexual men.

From TheJournal.ie Drinking alcohol during teenage years linked with stunted brain growth Research

Drinking alcohol during teenage years linked with stunted brain growth

Many teens start drinking just as their brains begin to undergo important developments.

# alcohol - Sunday 31 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless Merchants Quay

'I owe this place my life': Inside Dublin's only charity offering free hot Sunday dinners to the homeless

TheJournal.ie spent a morning last week at Merchant’s Quay Ireland’s Sunday service.

# alcohol - Saturday 30 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth Knockbridge

Gardaí raid cigarette and alcohol processing plant in Louth

This factory had the capability of producing cigarettes and alcohol with an estimated loss of €25 million euro to the exchequer.

# alcohol - Wednesday 20 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse Addiction

Cannabis and cocaine are most common drugs used by people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse

There has been a decrease in the number of alcohol dependency cases being treated in recent years, but an increase in their severity.

# alcohol - Tuesday 19 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit Cheers

Most Dublin pubs expect to grow in 2019 as gin trend continues, but they're worried about Brexit

Publicans are also concerned about the impact of the recent increase in VAT.

# alcohol - Friday 15 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected St Patrick's Day

People warned to not drink too much this weekend as surge of alcohol-related injuries expected

The HSE has said patients may face longer waiting times at emergency departments due to an increase in people attending.

# alcohol - Thursday 14 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year Drink Driving

17% increase in drink and drug driving arrests in first two months of 2019 compared with last year

From 1 January to 28 February of this year, 1,429 drivers were arrested.

# alcohol - Saturday 9 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work Poll

One in five people in favour of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

That’s according to a survey carried out for RTÉ’s Claire Byrne Live.

# alcohol - Tuesday 5 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work Drink Driving

'A non-runner': Ross dismisses idea of giving banned drink drivers exemptions to drive to work

The Sunday Business Post reported that the government is set to examine such proposal.

# alcohol - Saturday 2 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would cheaper non-alcoholic beer make you more likely to drink it?

Shane Ross says he favous reducing the tax on them.

From TheJournal.ie Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax VAT

Ross' hopes for cheaper non-alcoholic booze nixed after Donohoe says 'no plans' to reduce tax

The minister for finance said reducing VAT on non-alcoholic beverages would be “difficult to administer”.

# alcohol - Tuesday 26 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed Teaching Council

Teacher loses bid for injunction to prevent concerns over relationship with former student being disclosed

The relevant allegations, which the teacher denies, include sexual assault, providing drugs and alcohol, and emotional abuse.

# alcohol - Thursday 21 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions Lobbying

'Unenforceable and unworkable': Government given legal warning over alcohol ad restrictions

Laws prohibiting the advertising of alcohol within 200 metres of schools will come into effect later this year.

# alcohol - Monday 18 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock Stop Your Wining

'I used to spend whole days waiting for their bedtime': The surprising results of giving up wine o'clock

Kate Gunn on how she became an accidental teetotaller – and what it changed for her.

# alcohol - Monday 11 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India Fatal

At least 99 confirmed dead after drinking toxic alcohol in India

Police suspect methanol had been added to the alcohol.

# alcohol - Monday 21 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port Revenue

Over 10,200 litres of smuggled whiskey seized in Dublin Port

The alcohol, worth a quarter of a million euro to the Exchequer, was discovered in a trailer that had originated from Poland.

# alcohol - Thursday 17 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent' Mental Health Service

Cry for help as new group says services for children of alcoholics are 'non-existent'

Children experiencing a parent’s misuse of alcohol can often be dismissed as acting out.

# alcohol - Friday 4 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December Arrests

938 drivers arrested on suspicion of driving under influence of drink or drugs since start of December

Gardaí said that one in 10 of these arrests were people driving “the morning after”.

From TheJournal.ie PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems' Left Behind

PODCAST: 'I lost two sons to suicide - I want people to know it's okay to have problems'

Karen Docherty is calling for stronger support systems to be put in place for families affected by suicide.

# alcohol - Friday 21 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world' Global Drugs Survey

Is alcohol value for money? When did you last use cannabis? Drugs survey to explore 'brave new world'

The Global Drugs Survey 2019 is seeking participants in Ireland to share their experiences.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the HSE pay for so-called 'drunk tanks' over the festive period? Revellers This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the HSE pay for so-called 'drunk tanks' over the festive period?

The NHS in England has set aside funds so drunken revellers don’t end up in A&E.

From TheJournal.ie Motorists told to avoid alcohol and take extra care ahead of 'Christmas exodus' Driving Home

# alcohol - Monday 17 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar Time Gentlemen Please

Kerry publicans back motion calling for the closure of the Dáil bar

They said the taxpayer should not be footing the bill for the subsidised alcohol prices.

From TheJournal.ie Lar Corbett's Bar in Thurles in trouble over ad featuring Jesus with a pint Good Friday

Lar Corbett's Bar in Thurles in trouble over ad featuring Jesus with a pint

A complaint said she was offended by the ad “as a Catholic”.

# alcohol - Sunday 2 December, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking Drinking

'Why take the risk?': As we enter the '12 pubs' season, an expert outlines the effects of excessive drinking

Ahead of the festive season, TheJournal.ie asked about the toll that excessive drinking can have on people.

# alcohol - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre Leitrim

Even though it won't bring 'big profits', the Shed Distillery is cracking on with a visitor centre

The attraction is expected to be up and running in early 2020 – at nearly double the cost than first expected.

# alcohol - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

# alcohol - Tuesday 6 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge Settle this once and for all. What's the absolute best gin mixer? Mix It Up This post contains a poll

Settle this once and for all. What's the absolute best gin mixer?

I recently discovered gin and ginger and will never look back.

# alcohol - Saturday 3 November, 2018

From The Daily Edge What age were you when you started drinking? Jars This post contains a poll

What age were you when you started drinking?

Did you wait until you were of legal age?

# alcohol - Wednesday 24 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas Health Study

There are more people who drink, smoke and have illnesses in deprived areas

In the last 3 years, the number of smokers in Ireland decreased by 80,000.

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