Simon Harris, the health minister, is urging people to use the HSE as a source of information so they can make “informed decisions” about their drinking instead of using the alcohol-industry funded Drinkaware website.
Fri, 27 Dec, 2019
A survey shows that 16-25 year olds are far more sensible than their parents. Caomhan Keane gets a handle on Generation Zero.
Sun, 03 Aug, 2014
The State Exams will come to an end this evening.
Fri, 20 Jun, 2014
Thousands of students celebrating the end of their Leaving Cert exams are being urged to drink responsibly, if they plan on consuming alcohol.
Sat, 14 Jun, 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 overthe Christmas period.
Mon, 02 Dec, 2013
The Union of Students in Ireland has pulled its support for the Drink Aware campaign.
Mon, 25 Nov, 2013
Drinkaware.ie is urging people to pace themselves if drinking over the Bank Holiday Weekend.
Sat, 26 Oct, 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
Over 55,000 Leaving Certificate students will receive their exam results today.
Wed, 14 Aug, 2013
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.
Website, Drinkaware.ie, is reminding people of the importance of pacing their drinking as the holidays draw to a close.
Thu, 03 Jan, 2013
The drinks’ companies and their ‘Drinkaware.ie’ rubbish might be a little credible if they sought not to distance themselves from the horrendous damage alcohol wreaks in Irish society.
Sat, 29 Dec, 2012
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
College students are being targeted in a new hard hitting campaign aimed at encouraging sensible drinking.
Thu, 25 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
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
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
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
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
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
Minister for Transport Noel Dempsey will today launch the Road Safety Authority’s (RSA’s) Christmas and New Year drink driving campaign.
Thu, 29 Nov, 2007
A €1.75 MILLION campaign will be launched today to promote responsible drinking.
Mon, 06 Nov, 2006
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