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# alcohol - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same
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Cost of cigarettes to increase but price of a pint remains the same

Updated Sep 27th 2022, 3:45 PM 26,343 Views 33 Comments

There will also be pro-rata increases on other tobacco products.

# alcohol - Monday 26 September, 2022

Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort
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Tobacco, beer and wine with estimated value of over €300,000 seized at Rosslare Europort

Sep 26th 2022, 12:32 PM 14,398 Views 2 Comments

Close to 26,000 litres of beer, over 11,800 litres of wine, and around 77.5 kilograms of ‘roll your own’ tobacco were seized.

# alcohol - Friday 16 September, 2022

Poll: How often do you binge drink?
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Poll: How often do you binge drink?

Sep 16th 2022, 10:56 AM 39,166 Views 43 Comments

A new study suggests many people do not realise they are drinking high levels of alcohol.

# alcohol - Thursday 15 September, 2022

Many Irish people are in denial about their drinking habits, new research finds
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Many Irish people are in denial about their drinking habits, new research finds

Sep 15th 2022, 2:13 PM 22,315 Views 26 Comments

Two in three regular binge drinkers failed to recognise their consumption of alcohol was at an excessive level.

# alcohol - Sunday 5 June, 2022

Three quarters of long Covid patients consuming problematic levels of alcohol
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Three quarters of long Covid patients consuming problematic levels of alcohol

Jun 5th 2022, 4:30 PM 66,213 Views 26 Comments

Two new studies have found that complications arising from long Covid are primarily brain related – not heart and lung conditions, as previously thought.

# alcohol - Saturday 8 January, 2022

FactCheck: Will Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol lead to an increase in drug use?
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FactCheck: Will Minimum Unit Pricing on alcohol lead to an increase in drug use?

Jan 8th 2022, 6:30 AM 30,109 Views 0 Comments

Is there evidence that alcohol users turn to drugs as a result of the policy?

# alcohol - Tuesday 4 January, 2022

Minimum alcohol pricing rules kick in today - here's what that means
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Minimum alcohol pricing rules kick in today - here's what that means

Jan 4th 2022, 6:00 AM 62,070 Views 146 Comments

€7.10 is now the minimum price for a bottle of wine that has an alcohol content of 12%.

# alcohol - Sunday 2 January, 2022

Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?
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Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?

Jan 2nd 2022, 10:50 AM 54,008 Views 54 Comments

Are you planning to give up drinking for the month, or is now not the time?

# alcohol - Tuesday 14 December, 2021

Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000
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Revenue has seized cannabis, alcohol and cigarettes worth more than €183,000

Dec 14th 2021, 4:42 PM 10,905 Views 12 Comments

The cannabis was disguised in packaging as coffee, clothing and custom decals.

# alcohol - Monday 6 December, 2021

Heineken moves to take sole control of Irish drinks company behind Dutch Gold
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Heineken moves to take sole control of Irish drinks company behind Dutch Gold

Dec 6th 2021, 12:07 PM 41,502 Views 38 Comments

Comans Beverages Ltd also distributes brands like Prazky, Druids cider and Karpackie.

# alcohol - Thursday 2 December, 2021

People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows
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People in Ireland have the most regret over being drunk globally, new study shows

Dec 2nd 2021, 12:05 AM 31,959 Views 54 Comments
  • 898 people in Ireland participated in the Global Drug Survey 2021.
  • The survey shows respondents in Ireland got drunk an average of 14.6 times a year.
  • On average, respondents from Ireland felt the most regret over getting drunk this year globally, regretting it 28.4% of the time.

# alcohol - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

Tallaght services seeing crisis in community over crack cocaine, TDs told
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Tallaght services seeing crisis in community over crack cocaine, TDs told

Updated Dec 1st 2021, 10:51 AM 27,793 Views 30 Comments

The Tallaght Drugs and Alcohol Task Force appeared before the Oireachtas Committee on Health today.

# alcohol - Wednesday 24 November, 2021

Trucker shortage could lead to drink supply issues in the UK this Christmas
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Trucker shortage could lead to drink supply issues in the UK this Christmas

Nov 24th 2021, 10:28 PM 20,736 Views 34 Comments

49 leading companies wrote to the British Transport Secretary Grant Shapps about the issue.

# alcohol - Tuesday 17 August, 2021

Alcohol price survey finds weekly intake limit can be reached in Ireland for less than €8
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Alcohol price survey finds weekly intake limit can be reached in Ireland for less than €8

Aug 17th 2021, 6:00 AM 24,695 Views 54 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland said alcohol producers and retailers are shifting their marketing strategies.

# alcohol - Thursday 1 July, 2021

More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis
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More people are using cocaine and ecstasy, but slightly fewer are using cannabis

Jul 1st 2021, 6:20 AM 14,896 Views 12 Comments

Men are more than twice as likely as women to use drugs, according to a new survey.

# alcohol - Thursday 17 June, 2021

WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking
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WHO faces criticism over suggesting women of childbearing age should be advised against drinking

Jun 17th 2021, 10:04 PM 41,260 Views 67 Comments

The British Pregnancy Advisory Service has called on the WHO to review the report “as a matter of urgency”.

# alcohol - Wednesday 26 May, 2021

Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge
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Berlin D2 bar loses licence after 'boozy brunch' deemed 'neglectful and irresponsible' by judge

May 26th 2021, 6:54 PM 26,783 Views 0 Comments

A video clip was of the event on 14 August last prompted outrage.

# alcohol - Wednesday 5 May, 2021

Ministers to put 'pressure' on NI Executive to follow suit with minimum unit pricing for alcohol
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Ministers to put 'pressure' on NI Executive to follow suit with minimum unit pricing for alcohol

May 5th 2021, 2:25 PM 14,566 Views 54 Comments

The measures will take effect in the Republic at the start of 2022, but it will be at least 2023 in the North.

# alcohol - Tuesday 4 May, 2021

Minimum unit pricing for alcohol approved by Cabinet - but it won't kick in until January 2022
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Minimum unit pricing for alcohol approved by Cabinet - but it won't kick in until January 2022

May 4th 2021, 7:18 PM 24,216 Views 90 Comments

Concerns were raised about the difference in the price of alcohol in the North.

Poll: Would you travel to the North to buy cheaper drink?
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Poll: Would you travel to the North to buy cheaper drink?

May 4th 2021, 9:04 AM 81,518 Views 107 Comments

If minimum pricing of 10c per gram of alcohol is introduced, would you travel North to buy drink?

# alcohol - Thursday 15 April, 2021

Poll: Have you drunk more, or less, during the pandemic?
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Poll: Have you drunk more, or less, during the pandemic?

Apr 15th 2021, 8:36 AM 50,284 Views 74 Comments

Research found that every person over the age of 15 in Ireland drinks, on average, more than 10 litres of alcohol per year.

People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year
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People in Ireland drink, on average, the equivalent of 40 bottles of vodka a year

Apr 15th 2021, 6:00 AM 42,878 Views 103 Comments

Every person in Ireland aged 15 and over drinks, on average, 10.8 litres of pure alcohol each year, according to new figures.

# alcohol - Monday 25 January, 2021

Poll: Are you trying to drink less alcohol this year?
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Poll: Are you trying to drink less alcohol this year?

Jan 25th 2021, 9:47 AM 51,119 Views 56 Comments

Survey results indicate that Irish people were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests
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Men in Ireland have less regret over being drunk than women, study suggests

Jan 25th 2021, 9:00 AM 21,040 Views 27 Comments

The Global Drugs Survey 2020 found respondents in Ireland were drunk more times in a year than the global average.

# alcohol - Wednesday 20 January, 2021

Welsh politicians 'caught drinking wine' in tea room of country's parliament days after a pub alcohol ban
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Welsh politicians 'caught drinking wine' in tea room of country's parliament days after a pub alcohol ban

Jan 20th 2021, 10:09 PM 26,243 Views 15 Comments

The four say they did not consume alcohol not bought from parliamentary premises.

# alcohol - Monday 11 January, 2021

Poll: Should the sale of alcohol be banned after a certain time of day?
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Poll: Should the sale of alcohol be banned after a certain time of day?

Jan 11th 2021, 8:50 AM 63,311 Views 116 Comments

Leo Varadkar said last week the government is considering such a ban.

You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today
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You won't be able to use supermarket loyalty points to get discounts on alcohol from today

Jan 11th 2021, 6:10 AM 34,807 Views 55 Comments

The enactment of another provision from the Public Health Alcohol Bill 2018 follows the introduction of the so-called “booze curtain” in November.

# alcohol - Thursday 7 January, 2021

Government to examine reducing times for alcohol sales - Tánaiste
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Government to examine reducing times for alcohol sales - Tánaiste

Jan 7th 2021, 3:33 PM 107,623 Views 131 Comments

Leo Vardakar says the government is looking at measures around the sale of alcohol.

# alcohol - Monday 4 January, 2021

'Fully-equipped bar' and 'significant amount of alcohol' found at suspected shebeen in Westport
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'Fully-equipped bar' and 'significant amount of alcohol' found at suspected shebeen in Westport

Jan 4th 2021, 10:52 PM 119,056 Views 101 Comments

During the course of a search, gardaí located a number of people on the premises consuming alcohol.

# alcohol - Saturday 2 January, 2021

Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?
# Your Say
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Poll: Are you taking part in Dry January?

Jan 2nd 2021, 10:27 AM 55,048 Views 62 Comments

Or is now just not the time for that?

# alcohol - Friday 1 January, 2021

Suspected Kildare shebeen complete with bar taps, pool table and log fire discovered on NYE
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Suspected Kildare shebeen complete with bar taps, pool table and log fire discovered on NYE

Jan 1st 2021, 12:26 PM 138,054 Views 119 Comments

Gardaí say about 15 people were in the shed near Kildare Town when it was searched.

# alcohol - Monday 28 December, 2020

South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million
# Dry January
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South Africa bans alcohol sales as cases rise to over one million

Dec 28th 2020, 9:17 PM 37,163 Views 47 Comments

South Africa passed one million recorded coronavirus cases yesterday.

# alcohol - Saturday 21 November, 2020

Quiz: How much do you know about pints?
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Quiz: How much do you know about pints?

Nov 21st 2020, 10:00 PM 72,006 Views 45 Comments

A pint’s a pound, the world around.

# alcohol - Friday 9 October, 2020

Vintners call for minimum unit pricing on off-licence sales 'to curb house party outbreaks'
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# New Thinking

Vintners call for minimum unit pricing on off-licence sales 'to curb house party outbreaks'

Oct 9th 2020, 4:01 PM 29,099 Views 72 Comments

The VFI wants off-licence opening hours to be shortened and minimum pricing to be introduced.

# alcohol - Thursday 8 October, 2020

Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?
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Explainer: What's the thinking behind banning pubs and restaurants in Scotland from serving alcohol indoors?

Oct 8th 2020, 3:49 PM 19,063 Views 5 Comments

Pubs, restaurants and cafés in most of Scotland are to be barred from selling alcohol indoors for more than two weeks.

# alcohol - Wednesday 7 October, 2020

Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely
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# Alcohol Bill

Cheap booze: Government still stalling on minimum alcohol pricing as limits on off-licence hours unlikely

Oct 7th 2020, 2:01 PM 19,997 Views 36 Comments

A minister has said it would risk “undermining the effectiveness” of minimum pricing if it’s not implemented at the same as Northern Ireland.

# alcohol - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

Over half of people have been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, new survey finds
# Global Drug Survey
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# Global Drug Survey

Over half of people have been drinking more frequently during the pandemic, new survey finds

Sep 9th 2020, 9:00 AM 21,833 Views 53 Comments

Published today, the latest edition of the Global Drugs Survey takes a look at how Covid-19 has changed our relationship with alcohol and drugs.

# alcohol - Monday 31 August, 2020

More than a quarter of over-65s at risk of harm from mixing alcohol and medication
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More than a quarter of over-65s at risk of harm from mixing alcohol and medication

Aug 31st 2020, 5:51 PM 18,308 Views 8 Comments

Alcohol-medication interactions can cause accidents, problems with blood pressure, and liver damage.

# alcohol - Friday 28 August, 2020

Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says
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Sale of alcohol should be restricted if we're facing another lockdown, Vintners' Federation says

Updated Aug 28th 2020, 1:32 PM 207,665 Views 269 Comments

CEO Padraig Cribben said restrictions on the sale of alcohol from off licences and supermarkets should be considered.

# alcohol - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Pricing survey finds weekly alcohol limit can be reached for under €8
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Pricing survey finds weekly alcohol limit can be reached for under €8

Aug 20th 2020, 6:15 AM 27,334 Views 83 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland has called on the government to introduce minimum unit pricing.

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