It's Official - Irish People Aren't The Biggest Boozers Anymore
We've been knocked off the list
In 2000, Ireland topped the EU list for the countries with the heaviest drinking population, and while we haven't been at the top for quite some time (alcohol consumption in Ireland dropped by a quarter between 2000 and 2014), we're now officially not even in the top ten.
Belgian beats us by a mile thanks to their some 1600 varieties of beer, while wine loving France comes in second place.
The top 10 booziest countries are:
We'll cheers to that!