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From TheJournal.ie National week of sobriety and alcohol moderation announced Alcohol

National week of sobriety and alcohol moderation announced

A ‘Dry Run’ and ‘Green Prescriptions’ will be part of the nationwide event.

Charlie Sheen: "Rehab is not for me"

The actor is back with a new sitcom, Anger Management, and told Good Morning America that he no longer takes drugs – but he does drink.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do Irish fans drink too much abroad?

Irish rugby supporters “can’t handle alcohol”, according to New Zealand authorities. So what do you think?

Guinness turns submarine into deep-sea bar

The walls are covered in rubber discs and LED lights as the bar is (literally) lowered.

Here's the week's news... skewed

BREAKING via The Mire wire: Continuity Irish Dancers turn vicious over ringlets row; 12 million bungalows for Athlone; Michael Noonan takes Miss Ireland crown as ‘warning’…

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British Guinness Friday This post contains videos

VIDEO: A 1970s guide to selling Guinness to the British

Vintage TV ads show the stout wasn’t just aimed at an ex-pat audience in the UK…

From TheJournal.ie What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code? Advertising

What do YOU think of the draft children's ads code?

The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland wants to hear what the public think of proposed limits to how fatty, sugary and salty food and drink is targeted at children in ads.

From TheJournal.ie 250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising Guinness This post contains images

250 years of genius: The evolution of Guinness advertising

For 250 years, Guinness has been been at the forefront of successful Irish branding. We take a look at how the company used advertising in print and on television to spread the word of the black stuff.

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80 RIP

Billionaire inventor of Red Bull dies aged 80

Chaleo Yoovidhya was ranked as the 205th richest person in the world with an estimated fortune of €3.7 billion.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What Irish food or drink do you most miss when abroad? Food

Open thread: What Irish food or drink do you most miss when abroad?

If you are living abroad, do you salivate at the thought of a packet of Irish crisps; or does your Dad post you over boxes of teabags? Let us know what food or drinks you miss most this St Patrick’s Day.

From TheJournal.ie Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810 Money Money

Average weekly household expenditure in Ireland is... €810

New figures from the CSO show that households are now spending more of their income on housing than on food.

From TheJournal.ie Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing Irish Yoga

Urban Outfitters criticised over 'drunk Irish' themed clothing

A Fine Gael councillor has called on the fashion retailer to withdraw items with the “damaging” stereotype.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Irish pubs are a safe haven and a welcome hearth. We need them. Opinion

Column: Irish pubs are a safe haven and a welcome hearth. We need them.

Architect George Boyle writes about how the pub was a cornerstone of her social life – and why proposals on alcohol are missing the point.

From TheJournal.ie Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation Alcohol

Over 250 pubs and off-licences targeted in underage-selling operation

Recent laws allow gardaí to send minors into licensed premises suspected of selling alcohol to under-18s.

From TheJournal.ie Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month Alcohol

Four in ten parents 'binge drink' at least once a month

More than 80 per cent of under-18s drink, with underage males saying they have an average of 10 drinks on a night out.

The burning question*: Tea or coffee? Work Can Wait This post contains a poll

The burning question*: Tea or coffee?

This and every Monday, let TheJournal.ie distract you from the ‘serious’ news with one of life’s REAL dilemmas. (*not really)

From TheJournal.ie London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders London

London to monitor drinks intake of alcohol offenders

Boris Johnson has said a new programme will use electronic bracelets to detect alcohol in the perspiration of people convicted of serious drink-related offences.

From TheJournal.ie Alcohol consumption down by 17 per cent over last decade Drink

Alcohol consumption down by 17 per cent over last decade

Is Ireland’s love affair with drink fading? A study from DCU shows that alcohol intake has fallen by a sixth in just over 10 years.

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas? Let Us Know

Open thread: What are you stocking up on for Christmas?

What food, drink or entertainment do you rely on to get you through the festive season? Join the discussion here…

From TheJournal.ie One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years Alcohol

One-third drop in tax take from alcohol sales in four years

The sale of spirits, beer and cider all dropped significantly between 2007 and 2010 – but we apparently still like our wine…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should 'junk' food and drink ads aimed at children be banned?

The public is being asked by the national broadcasting watchdog to decide how food and drink should be marketed to children. Have your say on the proposals on ‘junk’ products…

From TheJournal.ie Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed Children

Food and drink ads aimed at children to be probed

Broadcasting watchdog looking for public’s input on how food and beverages should target children.

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler Drink This post contains videos

Watch: Man charged for drink-driving on his motorised beer cooler

Chris Petrie was travelling at the coolbox’s top speed of 20kph when he was stopped by police.

From TheJournal.ie Australia puts health warnings on alcohol bottles Alcohol

Australia puts health warnings on alcohol bottles

Australia’s alcohol industry has voluntarily placed warnings on bottles – but they’re pretty hard to spot…

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands Oxegen This post contains images

Not-so-easy rider: 7 Oxegen acts and their backstage demands

What do hot dogs, champagne and parrots have in common? We’ve got the answers…

From TheJournal.ie Publicans withdraw from membership of alcohol regulation lobby Drink

Publicans withdraw from membership of alcohol regulation lobby

Vintners associations withdraw from MEAS’s voluntary code on alcohol promotion, and therefore from the body itself.

Christina Aguilera arrested for public drunkeness

Singer’s boyfriend is still in jail on suspicion of drink driving.

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