Children who have died suddenly or unexpectedly will be remembered as part of an event taking place at 11am in the Phoenix Park in Dublin this morning.
Sun, 10 Sep, 2017
A protocol issue has paved the way for a joint Oireachtas committee to reconsider its nominations to the RTÉ board.
Wed, 07 Jan, 2015
The State Exams will come to an end this evening.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
Irish publicans can make almost twice as much profit on soft drinks than pints of lager, according to RTÉ’s flagship consumer show.
Tue, 20 May, 2014
Irish people are drinking 20% less overall than we were a decade ago, and less often.
Mon, 30 Dec, 2013
Motorists are being warned to remember the morning after while celebrating over the Christmas period.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2013
Motorists are being warned to remember the morning after while celebrating overthe Christmas period.
The Union of Students in Ireland (USI) is to sever all ties with DrinkAware in a row over the promotion of Arthur’s Day, which promotes Guinness.
Tue, 26 Nov, 2013
Students planning a night out were offered almost €25,000 in taxi vouchers yesterday as part of a “get home safe” campaign.
Thu, 19 Sep, 2013
It's D-Day for almost 60,000 Junior Cert students who are set to receive their exam results later this morning.
Wed, 11 Sep, 2013
It’s the holy grail of people all over the world suffering hangovers — a beer that won’t send you reaching for the headache tablets.
Sat, 17 Aug, 2013
Over 55,000 Leaving Certificate students will receive their exam results today.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
Celebrate with style, not with pace. That’s the message from a number of organisations urging Leaving Certificate students who intend to celebrate their results with alcohol to do so responsibly.
The chief executive of Irish Water Safety (IWS), John Leech, says drowning tragedies are avoidable.
Sat, 13 Jul, 2013
Safety organisations have warned the public to be extremely careful of water after the sixth drowning in a week.
A film comparing speedy drinkers to runners who race ahead of others but eventually collapse has won a pair of prizes for students of Institute of Technology Tralee.
Fri, 26 Apr, 2013
YOU had a tough day at work and the kids were cranky when you got home.
Sun, 13 Jan, 2013
Residents tackling alcohol-fuelled anti-social student behaviour around Cork’s university precincts have given a cautious welcome to a new alcohol awareness campaign aimed at students.
Tue, 13 Nov, 2012
Two organisations associated with the drinks industry rejected assertions they intended to undermine the report of the Government-appointed expert group on alcohol.
Mon, 08 Oct, 2012
As more than 55,000 Leaving Cert students prepare to celebrate tonight, several organisations have called for greater vigilance in the sale of alcohol to young people.
Wed, 15 Aug, 2012
With the count-down to Euro 2012 now in full swing, Irish fans have been issued with a survival guide to help them make it through the football extravaganza.
Tue, 01 May, 2012
Efforts to break the ‘drunken Irish’ stereotype on St Patrick’s Day in Dublin resulted in one of the most enjoyable festivals ever, according to a senior garda.
Wed, 04 Apr, 2012
New research out today claims there has been significant positive change in Irish attitudes to public drunkenness over the last few years.
Sat, 17 Mar, 2012
Sparks flew at the launch of a Government expert group’s report on alcohol, as representatives of the drinks industry accused the group of “effectively suppressing” its views and labelled members of being “ideologically prejudiced”.
Wed, 08 Feb, 2012
The Department of Justice is expected to use new surveillance methods to target the sale of alcohol to minors by third parties.
Sat, 07 Jan, 2012
The Mature Enjoyment of Alcohol in Society (MEAS) campaign is reminding people to drink sensibly today - and over the rest of the Christmas period.
Sun, 25 Dec, 2011
THE State is subsidising supermarkets in selling cheap alcohol by refunding them VAT on drink sold at a loss, it emerged at an Oireachtas Committee yesterday.
Fri, 02 Dec, 2011
DON’T overdo it: that’s the advice issued to Leaving Cert students today by drinkaware.ie and the Road Safety Authority.
Wed, 17 Aug, 2011
People are being encouraged to drink sensibly this Good Friday.
Fri, 22 Apr, 2011
PARENTS have been warned to be extra vigilant this St Patrick’s Day over fears children as young as 12 will celebrate the day with alcohol.
Wed, 16 Mar, 2011
Young motorists will be called on tonight to mark European Night Without Accident by taking extra care on the roads.
Sat, 16 Oct, 2010
Nervous teenagers who are anxiously awaiting their Leaving Certificate results were warned today not to stress over their grades on their own.
Mon, 16 Aug, 2010
A NIGHTCLUB in Dublin has been rapped by drinks watchdog MEAS for selling alcohol in test tubes and using images of young people under 25 years of age in beach-theme promotions.
Mon, 01 Mar, 2010
A night-spot was rapped today for giving students free alcoholic drinks for a night.
Mon, 22 Feb, 2010
IMAGES of drunk students sprawled on the ground will be pasted to the floors of college toilets this week as part of a hard-hitting campaign on the dangers of alcohol.
Tue, 16 Feb, 2010
AFTER a boozy and smoky Christmas period of overindulgence, it’s almost time for the annual New Year’s resolutions of abstinence to kick in.
Thu, 31 Dec, 2009
I OBJECT most strongly to the gross misrepresentation by Dr Bobby Smyth (Letters, August 4) of the function and format of the drinkaware.ie website, launched in 2006 by MEAS (Mature Enjoyment of Alcohol in Society).
Tue, 11 Aug, 2009
Education Minister Batt O'Keeffe has officially launched the annual helpline for Leaving Cert pupils receiving their exam results later this week.
Mon, 10 Aug, 2009
A bar breached alcohol promotion rules by featuring a Hallowe’en free drink offer, it was revealed today.
Sun, 19 Apr, 2009
FOUR licensed premises have been rapped for suggesting “sexual success or prowess” in a drinks promotion.
Mon, 02 Mar, 2009
Four night spots were slammed today when a drinks promotion featuring scantily clad images of women was found to suggest sexual prowess.
Sun, 01 Mar, 2009
New Year’s revellers have been warned of the dangers of drinking too much during tonight’s festivities.
Wed, 31 Dec, 2008
Heavy traffic is expected on the M7/M8 near Portlaoise this morning as tens of thousands of festival-goers return home from Electric Picnic.
Mon, 01 Sep, 2008
Sexual predators were today warned they could be accused of rape if they target drunk Leaving Cert students.
Tue, 12 Aug, 2008
Gardaí will be out in force over the bank holiday weekend as part of a blitz to target speeding and drink driving.
Thu, 31 Jul, 2008
Music fans gearing up for the Oxegen music festival today were urged not to drink and drive.
Fri, 11 Jul, 2008
Drinking on your holidays could cause you injury or even land you in prison, an alcohol awareness group warned today.
Thu, 26 Jun, 2008
AS US rock star Bruce Springsteen kicked off the summer festival season last night, revellers were warned they must not drive if they are drunk, hungover or sleep-deprived.
Fri, 23 May, 2008
Only €1m was last year spent on providing alternatives for young people to discourage drinking on the streets, it was revealed today.
Wed, 27 Feb, 2008
Romantics were urged today to avoid being a drunk in love this St Valentine’s Day and to dump thoughts of excessive drinking.
Mon, 11 Feb, 2008
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