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Women & Substance Misuse: Alcohol & Women’s Health in Ireland

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Ireland has always been stereotypically portrayed as a nation of heavy drinkers, and it is true that alcohol plays a central role in Irish culture. Alcohol is generally an integral part of Irish leisure activities and life events, with the pub acting as a hub of social life. It is perhaps unsurprising to learn, therefore, that Ireland has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption in Europe

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