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Two-thirds of men turn to alcohol to combat loneliness and boredom during Covid-19 pandemic
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Two-thirds of men turn to alcohol to combat loneliness and boredom during Covid-19 pandemic

Jun 15th 2020, 8:17 AM 17,473 Views 50 Comments

The survey echoed recent surveys which indicated alcohol consumption has increased during the pandemic.

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim From TheJournal.ie

'Wine is not comparable to other alcohols': French minister causes stir with bold alcohol claim

Jan 19th 2019, 8:15 AM 27,308 Views 28 Comments

Guillaume blamed binge drinking among young people largely on spirits.

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

Mar 8th 2017, 6:15 AM 14,231 Views 45 Comments

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

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

Oct 20th 2016, 9:00 AM 14,910 Views 88 Comments

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

Men told to limit themselves to six pints a week
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Men told to limit themselves to six pints a week

Jan 8th 2016, 9:29 PM 22,481 Views 104 Comments

New advice from British medical officers warned regular drinking increases the risk of developing cancer.

A bad hangover won't just hurt your head - it's damaging the country as well
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A bad hangover won't just hurt your head - it's damaging the country as well

Oct 19th 2015, 10:50 AM 16,493 Views 50 Comments

A new US study has calculated the cost of binge drinking to the economy.

Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?
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Poll: Should alcohol-related offenders have their right to drink taken away?

Jul 7th 2015, 8:49 AM 12,866 Views 36 Comments

One state in the US allows judges to enforce this, with offenders being required to check in daily to be tested.

"Ireland has a serious problem - we drink too much alcohol"
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"Ireland has a serious problem - we drink too much alcohol"

Apr 22nd 2015, 12:17 PM 16,670 Views 91 Comments

This comes as the government makes €1 million available to raise awareness about alcohol abuse.

Drinking to excess: 'I woke up at 3am in hospital and had no idea how I got there'
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Drinking to excess: 'I woke up at 3am in hospital and had no idea how I got there'

Apr 21st 2015, 6:00 AM 18,786 Views 10 Comments

Lucy Rocca got a wake-up call that night and realised her relationship with alcohol was not a healthy one.

What’s the problem with an “Out-of-Control” drinking campaign?
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What’s the problem with an “Out-of-Control” drinking campaign?

Apr 3rd 2015, 7:00 PM 315 Views 42 Comments

There has been controversy surrounding an anti-binge drinking campaign which, while having an independent Board, is funded by drinks industry giant Diageo.

Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you
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Make no mistake – the drinks industry cares about sales, not you

Feb 23rd 2015, 1:19 PM 953 Views 96 Comments

It is impossible for a body bought and paid for by the drinks industry to honestly communicate the effects of alcohol on the individual.

Poll: What do you consider binge drinking?
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Poll: What do you consider binge drinking?

Feb 13th 2015, 8:33 AM 19,130 Views 58 Comments

Some say the definition is part of the problem.

Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity
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Higher alcohol prices are working - don't lower excise duty, says charity

Sep 3rd 2014, 2:55 PM 9,605 Views 48 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland is also calling for the introduction of minimum pricing to target binge drinking.

Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?
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Poll: Would raising alcohol prices in Ireland curtail dangerous drinking?

Jul 19th 2014, 10:38 AM 15,063 Views 159 Comments

There have been calls for minimum pricing levels to be raised but do you think that would make any difference?

Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking
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Sober Ireland: Your experiences with not drinking

Jul 5th 2014, 9:30 PM 42,158 Views 98 Comments

This is how life is when you don’t drink.

Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic
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Ireland's alcohol consumption in one handy infographic

Jun 23rd 2014, 6:00 PM 26,555 Views 51 Comments

Ever wondered where we drink and how much? Wonder no more.

We spent €50 million a week on alcohol in 2013 - and 75% of that was binge drinking
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We spent €50 million a week on alcohol in 2013 - and 75% of that was binge drinking

Jun 23rd 2014, 11:41 AM 10,502 Views 84 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland says that “we can no longer afford to accept our harmful relationship with alcohol as the norm”.

Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers
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Gerry Adams, Leap Cards, and Kate Middleton: The week in numbers

May 17th 2014, 7:30 PM 20,084 Views 5 Comments

Plus: How many days until the next Budget?

This is what happens to your body when you binge drink
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This is what happens to your body when you binge drink

May 17th 2014, 7:15 AM 34,419 Views 47 Comments

Fever, inflammation, tissue destruction…the list goes on.

The 9 at 9: Thursday
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The 9 at 9: Thursday

May 15th 2014, 8:37 AM 6,403 Views 4 Comments

Good morning. Here’s everything you need to know before you start your day.

Ireland has the second highest rate of binge drinking in the world
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Ireland has the second highest rate of binge drinking in the world

May 14th 2014, 10:48 PM 70,219 Views 106 Comments

Men are more likely to engage in binge drinking with 62.4 per cent of male drinkers over the age of 15 saying they had engaged in heavy episode drinking in the last 30 days.

Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined - WHO
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Alcohol kills more than AIDS, tuberculosis and violence combined - WHO

May 12th 2014, 2:22 PM 11,303 Views 59 Comments

This equates to one death every 10 seconds.

Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't
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Column: ‘NekNominations’ craze will soon pass – but our drinking culture won't

Feb 4th 2014, 12:45 PM 46 Views 39 Comments

NekNominations are just the latest fad but we shouldn’t simply dismiss the problem or pass the buck to social media networks: Ireland’s attitude to binge drinking is dangerous and must change, writes Joe O’Connor.

Neknomination ‘just one small aspect’ of Ireland’s harmful drinking culture
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Neknomination ‘just one small aspect’ of Ireland’s harmful drinking culture

Feb 4th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,827 Views 48 Comments

Alcohol Action Ireland said our attitude to alcohol provides the perfect culture for crazes like this to take hold, particularly among the younger generations.

‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’
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‘Will it take my brother’s death for people to realise how stupid neknomination is?’

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 73,866 Views 164 Comments

There has been widespread condemnation of the drinking game that is popular on social media.

Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace
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Turning a negative to a positive: Alternatives to neknominate gather pace

Feb 3rd 2014, 11:00 PM 35,935 Views 59 Comments

The hashtag #RAKnomination was trending on Twitter in Ireland this afternoon.

Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"
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Neknominations "will lead to more deaths"

Feb 3rd 2014, 6:42 PM 15,430 Views 92 Comments

The Taoiseach, a judge and the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland all warned against the social media craze.

Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations
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Young people warned away from 'very dangerous' Neknominations

Feb 2nd 2014, 12:55 PM 43,130 Views 108 Comments

A group has warned that people are drinking large quantities of alcohol as part of the drinking game.

‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze
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‘Neknomination’ is the new social media craze

Jan 14th 2014, 5:30 PM 62,631 Views 68 Comments

The game which involves nominating friends to ‘down’ pints while videoing themselves has reached Irish social media. An alcohol awareness group says it promotes binge drinking.

Hangovers actually get better later in life
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Hangovers actually get better later in life

Sep 21st 2013, 9:45 AM 14,988 Views 72 Comments

Cheers to science. (But seriously, don’t do it anyway.)

Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels
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Drinks industry calls for pregnancy warning labels

Aug 27th 2013, 10:30 PM 6,589 Views 33 Comments

Reacting to research that shows a decline in pregnant women drinking, an alcohol lobby group says drinks should carry warning labels.

Pregnant women are drinking less in Ireland
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Pregnant women are drinking less in Ireland

Aug 27th 2013, 11:21 AM 10,124 Views 98 Comments

Most Irish women don’t drink at all during pregnancy, but 2.5 per cent do so three or more times a week.

UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation
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UCC students to be offered 'alcohol-free' accommodation

Aug 20th 2013, 5:11 PM 15,852 Views 44 Comments

A recent survey found almost half of all students at the Cork campus engage in binge-drinking more than once a week.

Revealed: British to blame for Ireland's drink problem
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Revealed: British to blame for Ireland's drink problem

Jun 18th 2013, 2:43 PM 31,839 Views 139 Comments

A University College Dublin study found students from traditionally British areas of the country are more likely to binge drink.

Poll: Should Ireland follow Scotland and introduce a minimum alcohol price?
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Poll: Should Ireland follow Scotland and introduce a minimum alcohol price?

May 4th 2013, 10:37 AM 13,016 Views 111 Comments

Minimum pricing stops retailers from selling alcohol cheaply in a bid to prevent people from binge drinking.

Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try
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Column: Women can't keep up with men when it comes to alcohol and they shouldn't try

Mar 20th 2013, 7:00 PM 1,260 Views 128 Comments

Women should be aware that they are more at risk from the effects of alcohol than men, writes Anne Timony Meehan.

Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'
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Impact of harmful drinking on Irish children 'a national scandal'

Mar 18th 2013, 2:11 PM 13,996 Views 79 Comments

Today the Alcohol Forum launched Ireland’s first National Alcohol Awareness Week.

Young creatives asked to submit multimedia pieces exploring 'the pacing of our drinking'
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Young creatives asked to submit multimedia pieces exploring 'the pacing of our drinking'

Oct 23rd 2012, 6:30 AM 4,983 Views 8 Comments

The competition, aimed at promoting the responsible use of alcohol, offers a €5,000 cash prize for third-level film and multimedia students.

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