34,000 caught drink driving over five year period

34,000 caught drink driving over five year period

The highest rates of drink driving were found in Cavan and Monaghan.

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Leslie Williams: Study that criticises one drink is dangerous is nebulous at best

Leslie Williams: Study that criticises one drink is dangerous is nebulous at best

Did you hear you shouldn’t be drinking any alcohol, ever? A meta-analysis study on alcohol published in the Lancet in August received massive publicity as it claimed that having even one drink is dangerous to health.

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Beamish & Crawford to freeze prices

Beamish & Crawford will not be applying any increase to the price of any of their brands, it was announced today.

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Lenihan announces new alcohol initiative

Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform Brian Lenihan announced today that the Government has approved his proposal to establish an Advisory Group to examine key aspects of the law governing the sale and consumption of alcohol.

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Govt 'could consider price controls on drink'

The Government has said it will consider introducing price controls if the cost of drink rises any further.

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Diageo puts up the price of beer

Diageo has gone ahead with its expected price rise for beer.

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O'Donoghue warns against drink price increase

Tourism Minister John O'Donoghue has said that competition in Ireland's pub sector may have to be looked at if a 15c price hike on the price of a pint goes ahead.

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Labour: Govt letting 'spectre' of €5 pint become reality

The Labour party has accused the Government of permitting the “ugly spectre” of a €5 pint of beer to become a reality following reports of a 15c increase.

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Publicans 'must absorb rise in drink prices'

The Consumers’ Association has called on publicans to absorb the possible 15c increase in the price of a pint next week.

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Pub drink prices to rise

The price of beer in the Republic is set to shoot up by as much as 15c a pint next week.

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Lord Mayor: Overpriced pubs tarnish Dublin's image

The Lord Mayor of Dublin today accused pub landlords of creating major damage to the city’s tourism industry by overcharging for drink on special occasions.

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Labour seeks price limit for publicans

The Labour Party has called on the Tánaiste Mary Harney to introduce a maximum prices order for publicans.

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Six Dublin pubs hiked prices during Ireland-Scotland match

The Director of Consumer Affairs has criticised six Dublin pubs for raising their prices during last Saturday’s rugby match between Ireland and Scotland at Lansdowne Road.

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