80,000 fewer people are smoking in Ireland in 2018

According to the annual Healthy Ireland Survey, the prevalence of smoking has dropped from 23% in 2015 to 20% in 2018.

The research also shows that 40% of smokers have made an attempt to quit in the past 12 months.

Alcohol consumption figures for 2018 show that 37% of the population binge drink.

-Noah Harte