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Old 24-08-2018, 01:42 PM
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In 1954 headlines like “every cigarette does you harm” first began to appear

Could today mark the beginning of the end for alcohol?

https://m.france24.com/en/20180824-z...hol-study-says
Best way to avoid getting knocked down is to avoid crossing the road too.

For fuck sake, something is going to kill us and chances. I'd hate to be on my death bed wondering "I wonder what a Murphy's tastes like".
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Old 24-08-2018, 01:49 PM
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Best way to avoid getting knocked down is to avoid crossing the road too.

For fuck sake, something is going to kill us and chances. I'd hate to be on my death bed wondering "I wonder what a Murphy's tastes like".
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Old 24-08-2018, 01:51 PM
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There were too many pubs. We still have nearly 1000 in Cork city and county. You won't be stuck for a Beamish, m8.

It's hard on the owners and staff but many pubs that closed down made their money from the local alcoholics who would drink 10 pints a day every day. When they died the businesses that lived off them died too.

BTW, if a lot of pubs have closed down then surely that's good news for the ones that stayed open in a booming economy.
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:05 PM
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There are places in cork that you’d pay over €6 a pint for. That’s why they are closing down-it’s fucking greed
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:17 PM
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There are places in cork that you’d pay over €6 a pint for. That’s why they are closing down-it’s fucking greed
Agreed.


And their solution seems to be to lobby for government to increase the prices of beers sold in supermarkets.

And if you want evidence of their greed, just check the prices of non alcoholic beer.

Rate of excise duty on beer with an alcohol content of up to 1.2% is zero.

Rate of excise duty on beer with an alochol content of 2.8% or over is €22.55 per hectolitre.

I wonder if the over the counter price of non alcoholic beer reflects this?


By the way, a "Microbrewery" (a brewery which produces less than 40,000 hectolitres per year) is eligible for a relief from Alcohol Product Taxes.
Therefore, a pub which operates a "microbrewery" out the back is making even more money when it sells you the aforementioned pint for €6.

There are 200 pints in a hectolitre.
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:23 PM
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Horsing huge feeds of drink is a pure retarded way to be carrying on.

Alcohol is a (somehow legal) drug.
I have a few pints or glasses of wine followed by a shared joint of the less harmful Mary J.
It's a fun night and no hangovers.

Tis yer only man.
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:43 PM
an liathroid beag an liathroid beag is offline
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Horsing huge feeds of drink is a pure retarded way to be carrying on.

Alcohol is a (somehow legal) drug.
I have a few pints or glasses of wine followed by a shared joint of the less harmful Mary J.
It's a fun night and no hangovers.

Tis yer only man.
What about Tina?
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:45 PM
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Have any of yee heard an old doll ask for Angela in a pub yet?
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Old 24-08-2018, 02:51 PM
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Have any of yee heard an old doll ask for Angela in a pub yet?
Nope. But it’s led to a collapse in the number of job opportunities for barmaids called “Angela.”
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Old 24-08-2018, 03:00 PM
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The culture has changed and is still changing as the years progress in this country.Younger kids from 18 to mid 20s have a much lower capacity and a much different taste in drinks from the 70s and 80s when most of us on here starting drinking.My first pints starting off were Smithwicks,which was considered weak enough by standards back then.As the years progressed i moved onto Heineken and then Murphys.In the last 25 years i've been stuck on Beamish and enjoy Coors when the weathers a bit hit and its too warm for stout.Most young kids i'm aware of through the sports i'm involved in,would be drinking much stronger drinks like shorts or alcho pops/flavoured WKD drinks.The culture of drinking in pubs is long lost on them as they would meet up in houses first and then head into town for nightclubs and really end up spending very little money in town.
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