Friday 23 February 2018

Old drunks

• The debate surrounding the Swedish House Mafia concert has continued this week, and the more senior commentators have emerged to cast disdain on the youth of Ireland's drinking habits.

It seems easy from their lofty mindsets to cast aspersions on our young people in the safe knowledge the spotlight is not on their generation.

They think gulping red wine over dinner every night, or getting drunk 'sociably' at gala events is perfectly acceptable. The older generation's relationship with alcohol is far more deep- rooted than that of any 20-somethings at a concert.

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