Irish people not drinking enough water research finds

Irish people not drinking enough water research finds

Four out of five Irish people do not drink enough water.

The average Irish adult is only consuming half of their recommended eight glasses a day.

Younger people are more conscientious, with those aged between 18 and 24 drinking over five glasses a day.

Research from Centra also found that over half of the population believe they are drinking enough water, when in fact they are not.

You can read the research in full here.


More in this Section

Taoiseach defends Govt's handling of flood defences as flood-hit counties await further rainTaoiseach defends Govt's handling of flood defences as flood-hit counties await further rain

Gardaí searching for girl, 17, missing from CorkGardaí searching for girl, 17, missing from Cork

Snow and ice forecast for the whole country tomorrowSnow and ice forecast for the whole country tomorrow

Carer who stole €41k from grieving pensioner gets suspended sentence in order to pay it backCarer who stole €41k from grieving pensioner gets suspended sentence in order to pay it back


Lifestyle

Children’s creativity is inspiring, says Helen O’Callaghan.Inspiring creativity: Kids on call for climate essay

'I came here for one thing, and that's to shine. That's why I'm wearing all this sparkly shit.'Review: Mick Flannery and Valerie June, Right Here Right Now festival, Cork Opera House

While love was in the air earlier this month, An Garda Síochána has warned daters of the potential dangers of looking for love online.Making Cents: Online daters can risk more than just their heart

It’s natural to worry if your kids keep picking up colds and tummy bugs at nursery or school.Can I prevent my children getting sick so often?

More From The Irish Examiner