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#Alcohol

# alcohol - Yesterday’s News

From TheJournal.ie What Bulmers is doing to reverse its slipping Irish cider sales Alcohol

What Bulmers is doing to reverse its slipping Irish cider sales

The drink is selling well in off-licences – but pubs are a challenge.

# alcohol - Friday 22 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner Dublin

Cannabis worth €23k seized after detector dog Bailey finds it in vacuum cleaner

A 17-year-old was arrested in connection with the seizure.

# alcohol - Friday 15 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port Revenue

Alcohol, tobacco and medicine seized at Dublin Port

The contraband products have a combined estimated retail value of almost €9,000.

# alcohol - Wednesday 13 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Wetherspoon won't be pulling champagne and German beer from Irish pubs after Brexit Spoons

# alcohol - Friday 25 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors' Gp Conference

So many people are dying from alcohol-related deaths it's like 'planes going down without survivors'

Despite three people dying in Ireland every day due to alcohol, one expert said there’s “very little outcry”.

# alcohol - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed Courts

Man (22) who assaulted two children and smashed windows in 'drunken rampage' jailed

A garda witness said that “alcohol was the catalyst” for the attack.

# alcohol - Saturday 5 May, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Japanese scientists invent 'wood alcohol' made from trees Wood You Like A Drink?

Japanese scientists invent 'wood alcohol' made from trees

The scientists hope to have the product on shop shelves within three years.

# alcohol - Friday 13 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5 Cutting Back

Health study says Ireland's weekly drinking limit should be 5 pints, not 8.5

Consuming more than 10 standard drinks a week can increase the risk of heart disease.

# alcohol - Thursday 5 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Health taxes 'can reduce consumption' of harmful products among the poor Alcohol

Health taxes 'can reduce consumption' of harmful products among the poor

While consumption might dtop – the net effect on obesity is negligible.

# alcohol - Friday 30 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time Maura Hallinan

Cork's oldest pub landlady, 98, will be pulling pints on Good Friday for the first time

Maura Hallinan was just eight years old when the ban on pubs opening on Good Friday was enacted.

# alcohol - Thursday 29 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend MIT Checkpoints

Garda checkpoints for drink and drugs to be set up nationwide over Easter weekend

59 people have been killed or seriously injured in Easter crashes since 2012.

# alcohol - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012 Danger Zone

Gardaí to be out in force as 54 people killed on roads over St Patrick's Day period since 2012

Officers will also be on the lookout for speeding, non-seatbelt wearing and using a mobile phone while driving.

# alcohol - Wednesday 7 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Coca-Cola is bringing out its first ever alcoholic drink and will sell it in Japan Chu Hi

Coca-Cola is bringing out its first ever alcoholic drink and will sell it in Japan

Its president in Japan said the launch there doesn’t necessarily mean it’ll happen elsewhere.

# alcohol - Sunday 25 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US Bad Apples

The company behind Bulmers is having big problems selling cider in the US

C&C’s distribution deal with the Pabst Brewing Company has come to an end.

# alcohol - Wednesday 21 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia Premature Deaths

Heavy drinkers have higher risk of getting dementia

In a new study, the majority of early-onset dementia diagnoses were related to chronic heavy drinking.

# alcohol - Friday 2 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A little bit of wine can help 'clean the mind', scientists say Wine O'clock

A little bit of wine can help 'clean the mind', scientists say

Alcohol helps the systems that flushes the bad toxins out of our brains, the researchers said.

# alcohol - Monday 8 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit High Court

Boy accused of assisting in alleged rape of sister is placed in secure unit

The 15-year-old has a history of drug taking and alcohol abuse, the High Court has been told.

# alcohol - Sunday 7 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer New Year's Resolution

These lifestyle changes could help lower your risk of developing cancer

Quitting smoking is top of the list.

# alcohol - Monday 1 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland St James's Gate

The Guinness Storehouse is still the most popular tourist attraction in Ireland

More than 1.7 million people paid a visit last year.

# alcohol - Friday 29 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink Errant Nonsense

Dr Phil show denies reports it helped addicted guests find drugs and drink

A guest on the show claimed he a bottle of vodka was left in his dressing room, even though he was fighting alcoholism.

# alcohol - Sunday 24 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector Party Quarter

'I often have to clean vomit off my car': Budapest locals are getting tired of the booming tourism sector

Annual arrivals have almost doubled since 2009 to 3.5 million last year.

# alcohol - Saturday 23 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie These were the top 5 most popular drinks in the Dáil bar this year Black Gold

These were the top 5 most popular drinks in the Dáil bar this year

Figures released to TheJournal.ie show that sales of Guinness raked in over €30,000 between the beginning of the year and 30 November.

# alcohol - Friday 22 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions? Scientific Study

How do different types of alcoholic drinks affect emotions?

Yes, someone’s finally done a scientific study.

# alcohol - Thursday 21 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety' Problem Drinking

'While the rest of us are looking forward at this time of year, they're feeling the dread and the anxiety'

Christmas can be a particularly trying time for problem drinkers and their families, an addiction counsellor said.

From TheJournal.ie FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad? Advertising

FactCheck: Would the new alcohol bill ban the Guinness Christmas ad?

It’s a claim made by the alcohol lobby, but does it stand up to scrutiny?

# alcohol - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach Toast To The Taoiseach

The busiest day in the Dáil bar was the day Leo became Taoiseach

Three of the top five busiest days for the Dáil bar were linked to the Fine Gael leadership challenge.

# alcohol - Thursday 14 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking All The Wine

Growing size of wine glasses contributing to rising levels of drinking

The capacity of wine glasses has increased sevenfold in the past 300 years.

# alcohol - Thursday 30 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth Revenue

Counterfeit vodka worth almost half a million seized at farm in Louth

Counterfeited vodka can cause breathing difficulties, liver damage or blindness.

# alcohol - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing Court Decision

Scotland to be the first country to introduce minimum alcohol pricing

The ruling could have an impact on Ireland’s drinks regulations proposed in the Alcohol Bill.

# alcohol - Friday 3 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake Fake Booze

A Chinese man paid €8,500 for a glass of 139-year-old scotch that turned out to be fake

The owner of the Swiss bar travelled to Beijing and refunded the customer.

# alcohol - Saturday 28 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Irish people are health-conscious? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Irish people are health-conscious?

The majority of Irish people say they are in good health, though over 60% are overweight or obese.

# alcohol - Saturday 21 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2 Expansion

Dublin Airport will get a 'flagship' new liquor store with a major overhaul of Terminal 2

It comes shortly after ex-Brown Thomas boss Dalton Philips took up the top job at DAA.

# alcohol - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered Nursing A Glass

Can I have a glass of wine? 8 questions about breastfeeding and booze - answered

There’s a lot of confusion around alcohol and breastfeeding. We spoke to an expert for some clarity.

# alcohol - Wednesday 27 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far? Public Health Alcohol Bill

Debate Room: Are proposed restrictions on alcohol advertising going too far?

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill restricts ads so they are less likely to glamorise our relationship with alcohol.

# alcohol - Saturday 23 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill Booze

Costs for local shops and the Guinness Christmas ad... just two stumbling blocks facing alcohol bill

The bill seeks to restrict the sale and advertising of alcohol across the country.

# alcohol - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 61,000 Junior Cert students get their results today - here's how they got on Results Night
From TheJournal.ie Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate Global Study

Ireland fares poorly on alcohol use, child sex abuse and suicide rate

We come 20th out of 188 countries evaluated in a new international health study.

# alcohol - Tuesday 5 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently Electric Responses

Heavy drinking may affect young male and female brains very differently

There are hundreds of alcohol-related deaths in Ireland every year.

From TheJournal.ie New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance' IT Carlow

New course hoping to make most of brewing and distillery 'renaissance'

18 students will soon start the honours degree course, the first of its kind in Ireland.

# alcohol - Friday 1 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine Stopped

Gardaí seize car after disqualified driver has no insurance and tests positive for alcohol and cocaine

Gardaí tweeted today that a driver was stopped this morning in Dublin.

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