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#Underage Drinking

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos? Underage Drinking This post contains a poll

Poll: Should teens be breath tested before entering discos?

A judge in Cork made the recommendation after three organisations sought new licences.

10 memories every Irish person will have of the teenage sesh

‘Have you got a free gaf?’

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 Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers Keeping Sketch

Gardaí to monitor public transport in bid to seize alcohol from underage Patrick's Day drinkers

Over 1,100 gardaí will police the capital on the day.

From TheJournal.ie The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws Far Reaching

The behind-the-scenes machinations shaping the government’s new alcohol laws

The Public Health (Alcohol) Bill aims to impose restrictions on alcohol advertising in Ireland.

13 Unmistakeable Signs You Grew Up In Small-Town Ireland

So, who was at Mass?

From TheJournal.ie 'His eyes were rolling in his head and there was froth coming out of his mouth' Underage Drinking

'His eyes were rolling in his head and there was froth coming out of his mouth'

Anthony Downes (16) had to be hospitalised after drinking six cider cans and two naggins of vodka.

From TheJournal.ie Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law Loophole

Have you had alcohol delivered to your home? You may have broken the law

If you paid by cash upon delivery, that is.

From TheJournal.ie Half of pubs and off-licenses targeted for underage drinking checks were in Dublin Test Purchases

Half of pubs and off-licenses targeted for underage drinking checks were in Dublin

Just more than 1,200 have been carried out over the past three years.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Did you drink when you were underage? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Did you drink when you were underage?

Ireland is regularly criticised for its drinking culture with underage drinking a particular problem. So be honest, did you drink when you were underage?

From TheJournal.ie Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007 Junior Cert Results

Half of 16-year-olds have drunk alcohol in the last month, down on 2007

Parents are being urged to communicate with the children ahead of Junior Cert results night.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Underage drinking and peer-pressure – a second-level student’s perspective Opinion

Column: Underage drinking and peer-pressure – a second-level student’s perspective

A few drinks now and then does little harm – but just because everybody else is doing it, doesn’t mean you have to, writes Dónal Keane.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: When did you have your first drink? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: When did you have your first drink?

A survey has revealed that half of students began drinking alcohol before they were 15. We’re asking what age you were when you first had a drink (if you’ve ever had a drink)…

From TheJournal.ie Half of students admit to drinking before the age of 15 - survey Underage Drinking

Half of students admit to drinking before the age of 15 - survey

One in five respondents admitted to having sex while drunk and being unable to remember it afterwards.

8 politicians kicking up their heels Party Politics This post contains videos

8 politicians kicking up their heels

Hillary Clinton isn’t the only politician who has practised the ‘work hard, play hard’ motto…

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.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Is it irresponsible to let under-18s drink at home?

Junior Minister Roisin Shortall thinks parents who do so might mean well – but could be doing harm. What do you think?

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know this morning…

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the day Junior Cert results are released be changed?

Senator Averil Power has proposed the release of Junior Cert result be changed from the traditional Wednesday to Friday instead in an attempt to combat underage drinking. What do you think of the proposal?

From TheJournal.ie Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges” Underage Drinking

Release Junior Cert results on a Friday “to combat booze binges”

Fianna Fáil senator Averil Power thinks students can get their hands on alcohol more easily on a midweek night.