Pubs only close these two days a year and as part of Irish culture, this trend has been here for all of our lives, with this ban being lifted we are becoming more modern but at the same time it has to be asked, are we losing a part of our identity?
The Irish festival scene has exploded over the last decade with new festivals springing up seemingly overnight to cater to the different kinds of revellers. The selection of different genres is pretty impressive, but one
Peer-pressure, health and alcohol are three interconnected problems that are stigmatised to the Irish drinking culture, writer Amy Lawlor takes a look at how alcohol affects our health and how peer pressure surrounds it. If
Irish people have always had a bad reputation when it comes to drinking. We are often portrayed as a nation that does nothing more than drink heavily. This of course is untrue. We have produced excellent
By Jade O’Leary 1. To celebrate/drown your sorrows after receiving exam results What better way to celebrate the fact that you’re officially a genius (you got over 50% in two whole modules after all) than
University College Cork are this year piloting a sceme whereby the consumption of alcohol has been prohibited in certain on-campus accommodation. Garrett Lavin found out that DCU’s Accommodation Department have considered introducing simliar.
St Patrick’s Day is weird. One: because it’s somehow compulsory and two: because it makes you think that Irish people reproduce like flowers rather than people. Thousands are Irish for March. But where did they
Working in bars can be great, because let’s face it, people always provide more entertainment when they’re drunk. And when things are quiet behind the bar there’s nothing better than watching drunks go about their
73% of DCU students have forgotten events from a night out because of the amount of alcohol they consumed, a survey for The College View has revealed. The survey, which asked students about their alcohol
Three years ago, a new type of television programme was born. A Frankenstein’s monster composed of parts of Big Brother, The Apprentice and Boozed Up Irish Abroad, they called it Jersey Shore. The premise was fairly
Ruth Ní Mhaonghaile Two bars in Bishopstown, Co. Cork are unable to renew their liquor licences, until they prove that they will have nothing to do with “CIT Christmas Day”, due to objections from Gardaí