Yes, I’m Irish – No, I Don’t Drink

Current Affairs Editor Jacqueline Murphy writes on the ups and downs of an alcohol-free lifestyle in modern Ireland. As news comes of Simon Harris’ plans to introduce minimum pricing on alcohol, it begs the question – as a nation, are our alcohol consumption levels spiralling out of control or is it just another trait of the so called ‘Merry Irish’? Alcohol Action Ireland says the … Continue reading Yes, I’m Irish – No, I Don’t Drink

Addiction and College Drinking: Learning the Consequences

A bottle of red wine; a naggin or maybe two; Sambuca shots; pints of Bulmers and Sex on the Beach cocktails; all held high on my list of choice in alcoholic beverages whenever I decide to hit the town on a typical Thursday night. Whether it is good or bad, it must be accepted that alcohol is very much a central part of the college … Continue reading Addiction and College Drinking: Learning the Consequences

Motley Attempts Sobriety

Motley’s Hannah Kingston Hannah Kingston divulges the reality of a month off the sauce. Vodka and 7up, Gin and Tonics, Sea Breezes, Cosmopolitans, Sambuca, Tequila and those damn Jager Bombs.  I’m a woman of many tastes with a cultured palate. Yet, late last year I decided to kick my cherished liquid friends and to face the big bad world without a hazy hangover head. It … Continue reading Motley Attempts Sobriety