Terms and conditions

This website is operated by Drinkaware in Ireland (registered charity number 20204601), with its registered office at 13 Merrion Square North, Dublin 2, Ireland.

The website

This website, www.drinkaware.ie, provides information about alcohol in Ireland.

The website and the health information, advice and resources it contains, are not intended as a substitute for professional medical advice from a registered doctor or nurse.

Drinks calculator

The Drinkaware drinks calculator is intended to provide general information only. It should not be considered as a substitute for advice covering any specific situation regarding health. IT IS IN NO WAY TO BE CONSIDERED OR USED AS A REPLACEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL MEDICAL ADVICE FROM A REGISTERED DOCTOR OR NURSE.

The drinks calculator can be accessed by users of any age. However, as it contains alcohol-related information, it is intended for use by people of the legal drinking age (18 years) or over in Ireland.

All nutritional information within the Drinkaware Drinks Calculator is taken from McCance and Widdowson’s The Composition of Foods, 7th Summary edition. The Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge. Whilst we have taken all reasonable precautions in compiling the drinks calculator, neither we nor any contributors to the drinks calculator can be held responsible for any action (or the lack of action) taken by any person or organisation wherever they shall be based, as a result, direct or otherwise, of information contained in or accessed through the drinks calculator.

PLEASE NOTE: The data collected through the Drinkaware drinks calculator is anonymous and contains no personally identifiable information. Users are asked to select their gender solely for comparison purposes in relation to the current HSE low-risk guidelines.

Health promotion resources

Drinkaware’s range of evidence-informed health promotion resources use the latest available national and international evidence from the most recognised sources include the HSE and World Health Organisation (WHO) among others.

The information within these resources aims to provide adults with the facts about alcohol and its impact, and tips to make changes to cut down or cut out alcohol to protect health and wellbeing.

These resources are intended for use by adults of the legal drinking age (18 years) or over in Ireland.