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#Alcohol

# alcohol - Friday 21 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy Warning

Doctor: People end up in foster care and jail because of drinking during pregnancy

Some 40,000 people are living with foetal alcohol syndrome in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today IMO

Should drink drivers get an automatic ban? Doctors will be debating that today

The Irish Medical Organisation’s AGM is happening in Galway.

# alcohol - Sunday 9 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit? Drink Driving

FactFind: Have people been killed in road crashes where drivers were just over the limit?

Danny Healy-Rae claimed that people drinking three glasses of Guinness have never caused a fatality.

# alcohol - Thursday 6 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Woman in Kerry crash with drunk driver criticises Healy-Rae's 'three Guinness' claims Drink Driving

Woman in Kerry crash with drunk driver criticises Healy-Rae's 'three Guinness' claims

Eimear was injured in the incident, receiving a number of broken bones.

# alcohol - Tuesday 4 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit Bottle Of Vodka

Pilot in Canada jailed for showing up to work drunk and passing out in cockpit

Miroslav Gronych was three times the legal limit when due to fly a plane to Mexico.

# alcohol - Thursday 30 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Underage teens are getting drunk by sucking on vodka-laced oranges, claims TD Hidden Naggin

Underage teens are getting drunk by sucking on vodka-laced oranges, claims TD

Deputy Anne Rabbitte says she’s seen it happen outside teenage discos.

# alcohol - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you pre-drink before you go for a night out? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you pre-drink before you go for a night out?

A new study claims 85% of Irish people pre-drink before they go out to the pub or club.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink Alcohol

Ireland tops the list internationally as 85% of people here pre-drink

A new study looked at how a number of factors influenced pre-drinking.

# alcohol - Thursday 16 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Would you buy cigarettes or alcohol on the black market?

Black market goods can represent a huge loss to the Exchequer.

From TheJournal.ie Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port Clamp Down

Revenue seizes over 600 litres of alcohol at Dublin Port

They made the seizure a couple of days before St Patrick’s Day celebrations kick off.

# alcohol - Tuesday 14 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message National Holiday

'We can celebrate without getting drunk': Pioneers release St Patrick's Day message

Ireland’s national holiday is often synonymous with drinking.

From TheJournal.ie Fake alcohol warning issued after man becomes seriously ill from drinking methanol Fake Booze

# alcohol - Sunday 12 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?' Food And Drink

'What happens when your father, the founder and managing director of the company, dies?'

As part of our How My Business Works series, we profile Westmeath-based firm Wines Direct.

# alcohol - Wednesday 8 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture Binge Drinking

Most Irish people think drinking to excess is part of our culture

However, many are now beginning to see the health implications of alcohol misuse.

# alcohol - Friday 3 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Vodka recall in Canada after bottles found to be twice the strength with 81% alcohol Strong Stuff

Vodka recall in Canada after bottles found to be twice the strength with 81% alcohol

There have been “no reported illnesses” linked to drinking the tainted vodka.

# alcohol - Sunday 19 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels? Drinking Kills

Could your bottle of beer soon carry scary, cigarette-style warning labels?

The Health Minister will get the power to set the size of warnings on alcohol products.

# alcohol - Sunday 12 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket Counting The Cost This post contains a poll

12 cans of Heineken for €20? This is how minimum pricing could affect your pocket

Each unit of alcohol will be required to cost €1 under the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill.

# alcohol - Sunday 5 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws Far Reaching

The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill aims to impose restrictions on alcohol advertising in Ireland.

# alcohol - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Guinness-maker Diageo is building a Dublin distillery to create a 'luxury whiskey' Take A Sup

Guinness-maker Diageo is building a Dublin distillery to create a 'luxury whiskey'

The drinks giant will release its own Irish blend this March.

# alcohol - Wednesday 25 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí stop driver five times over legal alcohol limit Cabra

Gardaí stop driver five times over legal alcohol limit

The person also had no motor tax or NCT.

# alcohol - Thursday 19 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debate: We need to tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol Debate

Debate: We need to tell pregnant women not to drink alcohol

Although it’s accepted that binge-drinking poses significant risks to a foetus, health professionals and the public are divided on the effects of an occasional drink after 12 weeks.

# alcohol - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy Alcohol Abuse

Ireland has the worst rates in the world for drinking during pregnancy

A new study analysed the rates of drinking during pregnancy by linking them with a condition caused by alcohol consumption.

# alcohol - Saturday 14 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Fighting fire with fire: The drug that can block addiction Naltrexone

Fighting fire with fire: The drug that can block addiction

“It’s rare not to have a traumatic experience when you’re dependant on a substance.”

# alcohol - Tuesday 10 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think the drink-driving limit should be reduced? Alcohol This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think the drink-driving limit should be reduced?

A proposed plan would see one small alcoholic drink place a driver over the limit.

# alcohol - Monday 9 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed Road Safety

Most people want drink drivers to be publicly named and shamed

Meanwhile, just over half of people want drink driving alcohol limits to remain unchanged.

# alcohol - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters Road Deaths

Shane Ross considering 'naming and shaming' drink drivers like tax defaulters

Meanwhile, a Fine Gael MEP has called for breathalysers to be installed in the cars of repeat offenders.

# alcohol - Monday 2 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you having a dry January? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you having a dry January?

Many people view the new year as the right time to start a health kick.

# alcohol - Friday 23 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine Excise

Harris pushed for €1 increase on cigarettes and 75c on wine

There was a 50 cent increase on cigarettes in Budget 2017 but none of Harris’ recommendations on alcohol were included.

# alcohol - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí arrest 500 motorists for drink driving in just three weeks - and 40 in two days Alcohol

Gardaí arrest 500 motorists for drink driving in just three weeks - and 40 in two days

The figure is an increase of over a third (34%) on the number for this time last year.

# alcohol - Thursday 8 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year Decoding Cancer

500 people die of alcohol-related cancer in Ireland every year

10% of all cancers in men and 3% in women are caused by alcohol.

# alcohol - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Beating homelessness: 'I look at photos of my grandchildren to keep me sober' Homeless In The West

Beating homelessness: 'I look at photos of my grandchildren to keep me sober'

High rents, alcoholism and illness – there are so many roads that lead to homelessness.

# alcohol - Monday 28 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs Fatal Accident

Four men who launched boat on River Shannon had been drinking and taking drugs

One man died after the boat capsized.

# alcohol - Friday 25 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'Have they no conscience?' Frances Black lets rip at pubs selling pints for €1 Alcoholism

'Have they no conscience?' Frances Black lets rip at pubs selling pints for €1

Pubs have been launching Black Friday Specials, selling pints and shots for “.99c”.

# alcohol - Thursday 24 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Report: Minimum unit price on alcohol would only affect 'heaviest drinkers' Health Benefits

Report: Minimum unit price on alcohol would only affect 'heaviest drinkers'

Minimum pricing would have great health benefits, says the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland.

# alcohol - Saturday 19 November, 2016

From The Daily Edge 8 new Southside Dublin pubs to try out in one classy pub crawl Going Out

8 new Southside Dublin pubs to try out in one classy pub crawl

We’ve got you sorted.

# alcohol - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol Showdown

There's trouble between Fine Gael and the Independent Alliance again... this time it's over alcohol

Independent Alliance TDs say certain sections of the Public Health Alcohol Bill are akin to a “nanny state”.

# alcohol - Wednesday 26 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told Sexsomnia

Man who claims he had sex with friend while asleep is guilty if actions were caused by alcohol, jury told

The case of a man accused of raping his friend in 2008 has concluded at the Central Criminal Court.

# alcohol - Monday 24 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone Limerick

Drunk driver arrested after cutting in front of patrol car while holding mobile phone

The car had no tax or insurance and gardaí found empty alcohol bottles and cans in it.

# alcohol - Thursday 20 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling Healthy Ireland Survey

Almost one in every four Irish adults smokes - and the numbers aren't falling

Some 23% of adults in Ireland smoke, the same proportion as in 2015.

# alcohol - Thursday 13 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should some venues get 24-hour licences?

Amsterdam has granted them to a number of venues.