Alcohol: the Irish situation

A factsheet on alcohol in Ireland by the Health Research Board (HRB) National Drugs Library.
April 13, 2016 - 261.8 KiB

Irish Alcohol Diaries 2013

Figures published by the Health Research Board confirm that Irish drinking patterns are harmful and almost one in fourteen drinkers meet criteria for dependent drinking. The figures were captured as part of the first National Alcohol Diary Survey involving almost 6,000 people, aged 18-75 years, across Ireland during 2013.
June 23, 2014 - 1.3 MiB

Country profiles for World Health Organisation Member States - Global status report on alcohol and health 2014.

Country profiles for World Health Organisation Member States from the WHO's Global status report on alcohol and health 2014.
June 1, 2014 - 4.3 MiB

Global status report on alcohol and health 2014

The World Health Organisation's Global status report on alcohol and health 2014 provides a global overview of alcohol consumption in relation to public health (Chapter 1) as well as information on: the consumption of alcohol in populations (Chapter 2); the health consequences of alcohol consumption (Chapter 3); and policy responses at national level (Chapter 4).
June 1, 2014 - 2.3 MiB

Can Ireland’s Increased Rates of Alcoholic Liver Disease Morbidity and Mortality be Explained by Per Capita Alcohol Consumption?

The rate of hospital discharges for alcoholic liver disease in the 15-34 year age group increased by 247% between 1995 and 2007 in Ireland. This period coincided with record levels of alcohol consumption.
February 12, 2013 - 28.2 KiB

ESPAD Report 2011

An extended summary of The 2011 ESPAD Report has found that Irish teenagers are more likely to binge drink than their European counterparts
February 12, 2013 - 6.0 MiB

EU citizens’ attitudes towards alcohol

The prevalence of frequent binge drinking is highest in Ireland (44%), according to the 2010 Eurobarometer report EU citizens’ attitudes towards alcohol.
October 18, 2012 - 2.8 MiB

Alcohol Consumption and Alcohol-Related Harm in Ireland 2010/2011 Drug Prevalence Survey

This bulletin presents the main findings on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm among adults in Ireland from 2010/11 Drug Prevalence Survey. The survey sampled a representative number of people aged between 15 and 64 during late 2010 and early 2011. This is the first NACD Drug Prevalence Survey to include a comprehensive series of questions on both the rates and patterns of alcohol consumption in Ireland and on alcohol-related harm.
October 17, 2012 - 0.0 B

Drug Use In Ireland and Northern Ireland

This bulletin presents the main findings on alcohol consumption and alcohol-related harm among adults in Ireland from 2010/11 Drug Prevalence Survey.
October 17, 2012 - 848.9 KiB

Alcohol Consumption in Ireland 1986-2006

Alcohol consumption per head of population showed an increase of 48% over the twenty year period 1986-2006.The Alcohol Consumption in Ireland 1986-2006 (HSE, 2007)report shows that overall alcohol consumption fell for the first time in 16 years in Ireland following an increase in excise duty on sprits in 2002
October 17, 2012 - 1.0 MiB

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