That Indians drink as heavily as Irish people is something of an eye-opener, I must admit. I've spent many happy hours in the company of intoxicated Celts but none I'm sorry to say in the company of Indians.
The Glasgow Herald publishes evidence that drinking may have a genetic basis, with those on the Celtic fringes of our archipelago most vulnerable to the old C2H2O5. And Indians.
Professor Raj McBhopal of Edinburgh University said "If we can better understand which ethnic groups have greater susceptibility then we can target alcohol-prevention strategies where they are most needed."