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#Drink

So, what is the deal with Guinness Blonde American Lager?

It’s billed as “a blonde with a dark past”.

From TheJournal.ie This video teaching bartenders how to deal with under-age customers is intentionally hilarious Jumped Up Pr*ck

This video teaching bartenders how to deal with under-age customers is intentionally hilarious

“You’re an a*******. You’re a F****** A*******.”

From TheJournal.ie Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you Park Life

Fancy a cuppa? Dublin council are opening tearooms in a park near you

Tea rooms are opening in Harold’s Cross Park, St Patrick’s Park and in Herbert Park.

From TheJournal.ie More than 1,000 Irish pubs have had to shut down since 2007 Closing Time

More than 1,000 Irish pubs have had to shut down since 2007

And it’s all about tax, say industry chiefs.

From TheJournal.ie Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation Drinking Water

Dublin City Council to debate motion on ending public water fluoridation

Cork County Council has already passed a motion calling on the Government to legislate for change.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the Dáil bar be regulated like other bars?

The bar is currently exempt from having a licence. What do you think about that?

Arthur's Day axed: Guinness confirms celebration will not be returning

However, the company says the decision was NOT related to the backlash against the event.

From TheJournal.ie The top 10 countries that spend the most on beer... (yes, obviously we're up there - but where?) 277 Green Bottles

Buckfast is going to be sold in cans for the first time*

*But possibly not in Ireland.

Why do the Irish drink so much? Dr Drew explains*

*At least, he explains what HE thinks.

From TheJournal.ie Beer Club: How craft beer is becoming the new wine Beer Club Now In Session

Beer Club: How craft beer is becoming the new wine

We headed along to the first night of Tom’s Beer Club in Bray to learn all there is know about craft beer.

Here's how to drink beer tonight without getting drunk

Dreams do come brew.

From TheJournal.ie Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories Binge

Passing your drinking 'tipping point' can result in taking in a whopping 6,300 extra calories

Around half of drinkers surveyed said that passing their tipping point of units caused them to make unhealthy choices with food and to drink more than planned.

Irish people can save the most cash by being good during Lent, say statistics

If you give up drink, cigarettes, fast food, coffee and sweets you could save around €550.

From TheJournal.ie Where can I get a drink today? Drink Up

Where can I get a drink today?

If you’re really, really desperate today, let us help.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Don't waste your Easter weekend nursing a hangover – follow these easy tips Drinking

Column: Don't waste your Easter weekend nursing a hangover – follow these easy tips

If you ever get ‘The Fear’ then read on.

From TheJournal.ie The average number of Easter eggs we're giving this year is... three Feeling Generous
From TheJournal.ie 'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White Drink

'It's not my intention to treat the drinks industry like a pariah' says Alex White

Minister of State at the Department of Health said conflicting interests of the drinks industry and health professionals cannot be reconciled when it comes to formulating public health policy.

From TheJournal.ie The county with the most people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse? Waterford Drink

The county with the most people seeking treatment for alcohol abuse? Waterford

A new study has found that an average of 8,000 people a year seek treatment for alcoholism in Ireland.

Watch the awkwardly accurate new Irish ads about responsible drinking

How many drinks do you need to chat someone up?

And you thought Dublin pints were pricey?

Talk about paying dearly for a drink.

From TheJournal.ie Revealed: Ireland's first discount pub will be called... Opening Time

Revealed: Ireland's first discount pub will be called...

The pub is expected to create around 60 jobs.

From TheJournal.ie TD: Watching neknominations clip was "one of the most disturbing experiences of my life" Dangerous Game

TD: Watching neknominations clip was "one of the most disturbing experiences of my life"

Derek Keating asked for an ‘emergency intervention’ to crack down on the social media craze. He was told that would be “simply impossible”.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: 'Neknominations'... Dangerous craze or just plain stupid?

People are knocking back pints, posting the videos online, and then challenging their friends to do likewise. A ‘harmful’ trend?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do we need a crackdown on cheap drinks promotions?

Are nights with names like ‘Messy Mondays’ a bad idea?

There's literally a river full of whiskey in Scotland

7,000 bottles worth to be precise.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí made 805 drink-drive arrests during Christmas clamp-down Drink Driving

Gardaí made 805 drink-drive arrests during Christmas clamp-down

New Year’s Day was the worst day, with 45 arrests made. 11 people were detained on Christmas Day itself.

From TheJournal.ie Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013 Bord Bia

Value of Irish food and drink exports nearly €10 billion in 2013

Exports for dairy products and ingredients brought in the most money, followed by beef exports.

From TheJournal.ie Pubs ‘should only be licenced if they stock non-alcoholic beer’, says Mitchell Alcohol

Pubs ‘should only be licenced if they stock non-alcoholic beer’, says Mitchell

What did the Minister for Justice think of her idea?

Here are the reasons why Dry January is the smart choice

Having trouble convincing everyone? Haters to the left.

From TheJournal.ie What are your post-Christmas grocery essentials? Fry-up

What are your post-Christmas grocery essentials?

According to a new survey, bread, beer and batteries are all hugely popular in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How much have you spent on Christmas this year? Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: How much have you spent on Christmas this year?

Christmas is a tough on the purse strings, so what have you spent?

From TheJournal.ie Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote Emigration

Irish emigrants organise worldwide toast to highlight their right to vote

The We’re Coming Back is campaign says Ireland “completely disenfranchises its emigrants”.

From TheJournal.ie How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon? Road Safety

How many drivers did Gardaí catch drink-driving or speeding this afternoon?

Three checkpoints were set up as part of their Christmas Enforcement Campaign.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals Drink

Here's how many people were treated for alcohol dependence in Irish hospitals

New figures have also revealed a big drop in the number of people being treated for alcohol-related liver disease in recent years following a massive increase in the boom years.

From TheJournal.ie Nestlé to create 95 jobs and paid work experience placements in Ireland Jobswatch

Nestlé to create 95 jobs and paid work experience placements in Ireland

The jobs will be aimed at people under 30 who, Nestlé says, are stuck in a catch-22 situation.

From TheJournal.ie MiWadi, Cheesestrings and Keelings bag Bord Bia awards Not Yourwadi

MiWadi, Cheesestrings and Keelings bag Bord Bia awards

The Online Champion Award went to Pat Whelan of James Whelan Butchers for Ireland’s first online butcher.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Ongoing alcohol misuse in Ireland is ruining individuals and families Opinion

Column: Ongoing alcohol misuse in Ireland is ruining individuals and families

Over half of all Irish drinkers have a harmful pattern of drinking; don’t be fooled into thinking alcohol misuse is ‘normal’ or has no affect on your personal relationships, writes Tony Moore.

From TheJournal.ie Workplace testing for alcohol misuse should be considered --- campaigner Britain

Workplace testing for alcohol misuse should be considered --- campaigner

A recent study showed that a quarter of the UK workforce — around seven million people — drink at hazardous levels.

From TheJournal.ie Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork Nom Nom

Fancy some good pub grub? Head up to Down, or maybe down to Cork

Thirty-four Irish pubs were included in the ‘Michelin Eating-Out In Pubs Guide’ with counties Down and Cork leading the way.