Sheena Horgan

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Two-thirds of men have been drinking to cope with the lockdown, new research reveals. Photograph: Getty Images

Two-thirds of men have been drinking to cope with the lockdown, new research reveals. The Drinkaware/Behaviour & Attitudes reported a sharp incre(...)

One in four Irish adults are drinking more since Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, a survey from alcohol industry-funded charity Drinkaware has found. Photograph: Jamie Grill/iStock

One in four Irish adults are drinking more since Covid-19 restrictions were introduced, a survey from alcohol industry-funded charity Drinkaware has f(...)

Almost one in five said they engaged in regular binge drinking sessions, while 44% reported weekly drinking.

Almost two-thirds of people under 25 years of age drink alcohol as a coping mechanism, according to new research. The 2019 Drinkaware Index, carried (...)

“Drinking is not a bad thing necessarily, it’s about how you drink and what you drink. If you do it sensibly, that’s a good message for young people to see and that is more likely to lead to a healthy relationship with alcohol for your children” Photograph: iStock

It’s an inconvenient truth that children take much more notice of what we do rather than what we say, which can make all-age entertaining at home over(...)

A lot of tweens appear older than their age now – ‘they dress like older children and are all dolled up’ – and as a result there is a tendency for adults to overestimate their maturity. Photograph: Thinkstock

A new partnership between the world’s largest dedicated toy retailer and a popular jewellery and accessories chain is a telling reflection of the chan(...)

As a society, we have become so anxious about raising children – from attempting to safety-proof every conceivable scenario to fretting about maximising their potential – that they can’t but absorb that parental anxiety. Photograph: Thinkstock

Teenagers sitting the State exams next month will tell you a thing or two about stress. But for the majority of them, this is a temporary phase. It is(...)