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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 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: 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 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 Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol Opinion

Expert tips for parents who discover that their teenager drinks alcohol

Teenagers will always push the boundaries, here is what you should do if you find out your teen is drinking over the holiday period, writes Dr Gerry McCarney.

From TheJournal.ie The Irish For... it's fun to drink uisce beatha in a síbín - but watch out for the poison drop Column

The Irish For... it's fun to drink uisce beatha in a síbín - but watch out for the poison drop

If the Irish phrase for a hangover doesn’t put you off drink nothing will – ‘braon nimhe sa ceann’ means ‘a poison drop to the head’, writes Darach Ó Séaghdha.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the problems the 'all-island' drinks industry could face because of Brexit Guinness

Here are the problems the 'all-island' drinks industry could face because of Brexit

Guinness is made by the Liffey, packaged in Belfast, and shipped from Dublin port – WTO tariffs could complicate that process.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers Alcohol

Irish teenagers are drinking less often than almost all their European peers

The figures relate to weekly drinking among 15-year-olds.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year Slainte

Alcohol is linked to 2.8 million deaths worldwide each year

The study’s authors said that there is no safe level of alcohol as benefits are outweighed other effects of drinking.

From TheJournal.ie 'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10 Survey

'Fatal' level of alcohol can be bought in Ireland for €10

Alcohol Action Ireland has said that the price of alcohol in Ireland “demonstrates the remarkable affordability of alcohol to everyday shoppers”.

From TheJournal.ie Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers Paris

Ryanair calls for drink limit at airports after Dublin-Ibiza flight diverted due to 3 'disruptive' passengers

A Ryanair spokesperson said that three passengers became “disruptive” during the flight.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was only a matter of time': Publicans, staff and customers speak about the alcohol ban lift on Good Friday Long Good Friday This post contains videos

'It was only a matter of time': Publicans, staff and customers speak about the alcohol ban lift on Good Friday

It’s the first time since pubs have been open to sell alcohol on Good Friday for 90 years.

From TheJournal.ie Good Friday: There'll be winners and losers as pubs open for the first time since 1927 Long Good Friday

Good Friday: There'll be winners and losers as pubs open for the first time since 1927

“I definitely feel that there’s going to be a vibe like in the run up to Christmas,” one publican told us.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Parents giving their children alcohol doesn't lower the risks Drink

Parents giving their children alcohol doesn't lower the risks

Researchers say drinking during adolescence is particularly concerning

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century Going Strong

At 100 years old, this French woman drinks, dances, and has run the same bar for half a century

Marie-Louise Wirth wouldn’t dream of giving up her bar in northern France.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie 'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies' Shane Ross Interview

'Danny Healy Rae's drink-driving comments are callous, I won't accommodate his fantasies'

Shane Ross on the rural-urban divide that has opened up on the drink-driving debate.

From TheJournal.ie Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is Survey

Less than 5% of Irish people know what their weekly alcohol limit is

But over two-thirds of people said they were more aware of the harmful effects alcohol can have.

From TheJournal.ie The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee Bottoms Up

The late-night flight that inspired a chef to make the first Irish coffee

Plane-weary passengers inspired a Tyrone chef to invent an Irish coffee almost 75 years ago.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's only two star Michelin restaurant served up record profits last year Patrick Guilbaud

Ireland's only two star Michelin restaurant served up record profits last year

Profits at Restaurant Patrick Guilbaud topped €770,000.

From TheJournal.ie Shane Ross: 'If you could save one person's life, would you?' Opinion

Shane Ross: 'If you could save one person's life, would you?'

The fact that my Bill will save lives is not a truth some vested interests want to hear, writes Transport Minister Shane Ross.

From TheJournal.ie These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring Close Eye

These are the price differences in alcohol and cigarettes across the border that Noonan is monitoring

The Finance Minister says he’s monitoring price levels to try and prevent differences that would would see consumers crossing the border to shop.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today? Lunch Crunch This post contains a poll

Poll: Will you take an alcoholic drink today?

Your daily bite-sized ballot break.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man behind some of Dublin's trendiest restaurants who doesn't want a Michelin star Super Mr Farrell

Meet the man behind some of Dublin's trendiest restaurants who doesn't want a Michelin star

Dillinger’s owner John Farrell plans to open two new restaurants before the year is out.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you regularly drink more alcohol than the low-risk guidelines? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you regularly drink more alcohol than the low-risk guidelines?

The low risk weekly number of standard drinks in Ireland is up to 11 for women and 17 for men.

From TheJournal.ie You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94 Svalbarði

You can now buy 'luxury' water from melted icebergs for €94

It has a superior mouth feel, apparently.

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.

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year Alcohol And Cancer

Over 350,000 people died from alcohol-related cancer in just one year

More than 25% of all alcohol-attributable cancer cases related to breast cancer, a new study found.

From TheJournal.ie 1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl Sudden Spike

1986: The levels of radioactive material in Irish water, milk and vegetables following Chernobyl

Arrangements were made to impound any produce which showed unacceptable levels of contamination.

From TheJournal.ie 'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol' Health

'People simply aren't aware of the cancer risk from drinking alcohol'

The Irish Cancer Society wants the Public Health (Alcohol) Bill 2015 implemented in Ireland asap.

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