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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.

From TheJournal.ie Women have caught up with men's drinking habits Bottoms Up

Women have caught up with men's drinking habits

That’s according to new research undertaken in western countries.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants? Dog Cafe This post contains a poll

Poll: Should dogs be allowed in pubs and restaurants?

Food officials are insisting that such businesses are in breach of legislation.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should Irish colleges ban spirits at student parties?

Stanford University has prohibited high alcohol volume spirits over 20% for undergraduates on campus.

From TheJournal.ie Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties Party Culture

Stanford University has decided to ban spirits at student parties

The policy has been criticised as a tone-deaf response to the Stanford rape case.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should limits on alcohol sales be brought in at Irish airports?

The UK government has said it plans to look at the issue, after hundreds of drink-related arrests in recent years.

From TheJournal.ie 'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal' Sunday Interview

'I was shocked when I was told I had an alcohol problem. I thought I was normal'

Singer and senator Frances Black talks about why she chose to get into politics and what she hopes to achieve.

From TheJournal.ie Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories New Labelling

Smithwick's will be the first Irish beer to reveal its calories

The information labels are expected to feature across the entire Guinness range by early 2017.

From TheJournal.ie Irish people drink the equivalent of 29 litres of vodka each a year Alcohol Problems

Irish people drink the equivalent of 29 litres of vodka each a year

Our alcohol consumption is detailed in a new comprehensive report from the Health Research Board.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years Road Deaths

Alcohol was a factor in 330 fatal road collisions in four years

There were 983 fatal collisions on Irish roads between 2008 and 2012.

From TheJournal.ie Bought this rum recently? There might be glass in it Food Safety

Bought this rum recently? There might be glass in it

The recall affects two batches.

From TheJournal.ie A group of Cork students have designed an app that tells if a drink has been spiked Mystery Substances

A group of Cork students have designed an app that tells if a drink has been spiked

Their app – which is at an advanced stage of design – could be used to test drinks at any pub, club or party.

From TheJournal.ie Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill Speakeasy Rasputin

Iron Mike Malloy: The Donegal man they tried nine times to kill

Greed, murder and whiskey: How an indestructible Irishman finally fell foul of New York City in the 1930s.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Will higher alcohol pricing change how much you drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Will higher alcohol pricing change how much you drink?

New legislation aimed at helping to curb alcohol abuse will be published today.

The Late Late Toy Show Drinking Game To End All Drinking Games

It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

From TheJournal.ie This Irish beer has just been voted the best of its kind in the world Frosty Brew

This Irish beer has just been voted the best of its kind in the world

… and no, it’s not Guinness.

From TheJournal.ie Guinness just launched a brand new ale in Ireland – here’s our verdict Golden Ale

18 Dublin pubs you should really visit before you die

How many have you ticked off?

From TheJournal.ie Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland Drink Up

Irish whiskey will always have to be made in Ireland

In the last decade, Irish whiskey exports grew by almost 200%.

From TheJournal.ie This Irish cook has been mixing it up 'like a pro' as part of the Jamie Oliver empire Drink Time

This Irish cook has been mixing it up 'like a pro' as part of the Jamie Oliver empire

Cold brew coffee made with kitchen paper, anyone? How about a knockout G&T?

From TheJournal.ie Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences Dangerous Driving

Fewer people are being taken to court for drink driving offences

62% of the cases that appear before the District Court relate to road traffic offences, which is little change from the year previous.

From TheJournal.ie Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink Total Recall

Warning of undeclared allergen in Lidl elderflower drink

All batches of the beverage contain sulphite and sulphur dioxide.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution Boston Lager

Meet the man who helped spark the craft-beer revolution

Jim Koch is the man behind Samuel Adams Boston Lager.

From TheJournal.ie Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting Islam

Ramadan begins today - but it's not as straightforward as simply fasting

There’s more to the fasting than just staying away from food and drink.

From TheJournal.ie Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive Some Neck

Drinking wine in Ireland is expensive. Really, really expensive

The National Off-Licence Association says it’s hurting smaller sellers.

From TheJournal.ie The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more Cash Money Booze

The economic recovery means Irish people are drinking more

That’s according to health minister Leo Varadkar.

From TheJournal.ie Heartbroken father: 'She was punched and struck with beer cans  - and he got just 10 years' Sara Staunton

Heartbroken father: 'She was punched and struck with beer cans - and he got just 10 years'

Sara Staunton, a mother of two children, was killed by her boyfriend in 2013.

From TheJournal.ie Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label Diageo

Is Guinness good for you? Look at the label

Diageo will start displaying nutritional information on alcohol.

From TheJournal.ie Open Thread: How do we feel about a 'sober' St Patrick's Day? On The Dry

Open Thread: How do we feel about a 'sober' St Patrick's Day?

Staying away from the ‘messy’ celebrations? … Would a drink-free place to party change your mind?

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Poitín-making equipment seized in Co Tipperary raid Still Not Legal

Pictures: Poitín-making equipment seized in Co Tipperary raid

It was found in a rural part of North Tipp, close to Nenagh.

From TheJournal.ie Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show Loved Up

Some people weren't too pleased with the antics on The Late Late Show

Some even made formal complaints.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should pubs open on Good Friday?

The Government are considering the issue, but what do you think?

From TheJournal.ie Female students are now drinking more than male students UCC

Female students are now drinking more than male students

UCC’s student union backs the push for a ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin pub begins 'Welfare Wednesday' drink deals Cash For The Lash

Dublin pub begins 'Welfare Wednesday' drink deals

A number of cheap beers and spirits are being offered with a social welfare card or bus pass.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you off the drink for the month of January?

Some people are doing it for charity, others are doing it for their own wellbeing or to save money. Are you?

From TheJournal.ie Giving up the booze for January? Good, because here's what hangovers do to your body Detox
From TheJournal.ie Here's how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew Open Sesame

Here's how to open a bottle of wine without a corkscrew

You may need this advice later tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk Boozing

Australia is trying to stop politicians coming to work drunk

MPs have come under scrutiny for their alleged drinking habits.