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From TheJournal.ie Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza Magaluf

Pub crawls and happy hours to be banned in parts of holiday islands Mallorca and Ibiza

Fines for offences will range from €6,000 to €600,000.

From TheJournal.ie 'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous' Simon Harris

'The tobacco industry targeting e-cigarettes at young people is cynical, sickening and dangerous'

A survey of over 15,500 schoolchildren in Ireland explored their relationship with alcohol, smoking, sex, food and exercise.

From TheJournal.ie Anxiety about going back to work might actually be 'alcohol withdrawal symptoms', claims expert Alcohol

Anxiety about going back to work might actually be 'alcohol withdrawal symptoms', claims expert

Dr Wright also said Dry January may be simply an excuse to binge drink for the rest of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Health minister asks media outlets not to use Drinkaware information Alcohol

Health minister asks media outlets not to use Drinkaware information

Drinkaware is funded by the drinks industry and Harris asked media organisations to use HSE information.

From TheJournal.ie Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach Time Please

Nightclub and pub opening hours are 'archaic' and need to be reformed, says Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar says tourists to Dublin often find Irish night life ‘disappointing’.

From TheJournal.ie 'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person' Drinking

'There is no certain amount that is too much alcohol - it's what it does to the person'

Christmas is a particularly difficult time for people who have a negative relationship with alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you think Ireland should ban the sale of cheap alcohol? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you think Ireland should ban the sale of cheap alcohol?

“We do not want to encourage cross-border purchases of alcohol,” the Taoiseach told the Dáil.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar Minimum Pricing

Ireland can't wait forever to ban the sale of cheap alcohol, says Varadkar

The government wants to introduce minimum pricing at the same time as the North.

From TheJournal.ie When was the last time you drank alcohol and then regretted it? Global Drugs Survey asks about our 'last big night out' Global Drugs Survey 2020

When was the last time you drank alcohol and then regretted it? Global Drugs Survey asks about our 'last big night out'

TheJournal.ie is a partner of the GDS 2020 – you can participate here.

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 55,000 cases of problem alcohol use treated in Ireland over seven years Drinking

Nearly 55,000 cases of problem alcohol use treated in Ireland over seven years

The figures show the number of cases treated between 2012 and 2018 across the country.

From TheJournal.ie New regulations to stop alcohol being advertised around children take effect from today Alcohol Action

New regulations to stop alcohol being advertised around children take effect from today

Ireland has the third highest levels of adolescent binge drinking in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is legislation banning alcohol advertising near schools and creches a good idea?

From Wednesday, there will be a ban on alcohol advertising within 200 metres of a school.

From TheJournal.ie Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time Banned

Companies that break new alcohol advertisement rules will face fines and jail time

Alcohol ads will be banned near schools, creches and playgrounds from next week.

From TheJournal.ie A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50 Excise Duty

A pack of 20 cigarettes will now cost €13.50

The minister did not announce any change to excise duty on alcohol products.

From TheJournal.ie 'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child Late Late

'I thought it was my failing': Former footballer Richie Sadlier reveals he was sexually abused as a child

Appearing on RTÉ’s The Late Late Show, the popular broadcaster said for years he blamed himself for what happened.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí issue warning to Junior Cert students about alcohol, drugs and violence Have A Plan

Gardaí issue warning to Junior Cert students about alcohol, drugs and violence

Additional gardaí will be on patrol during Junior Cert celebrations tonight.

From TheJournal.ie German court rules that hangovers are an 'illness' Veisalgia

German court rules that hangovers are an 'illness'

The ruling comes days after the annual Oktoberfest beer festival began in Munich.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Government reduce the tax on alcohol in light of Brexit?

The drinks industry has called on the Government to reduce excise duties on alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie 'No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby' The Risks

'No amount of alcohol at any stage of pregnancy is safe for your baby'

The HSE said there was a lot of misleading information and confusion around alcohol and pregnancy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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”.

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