Weekly alcohol consumption up by 13% in Ireland

Drinkaware Ireland has reported that weekly alcohol consumption among 18-24-year-olds increased by 13% during the COVID-19 pandemic. Data from their annual Drinkaware Barometer survey suggested that, on an average day of drinking, one in five people (22%) drank six or more standard drinks. The survey also estimated that men were twice as likely to engage in binge drinking than women.

Source:  https://www.joe.ie/fitness-health/significant-increase-weekly-alcohol-consumption-irish-18-24-year-olds-pandemic-726236