Growing Up In Ireland

New research describes the lives of 7/8-year-olds and identifies areas where interventions could help children achieve positive later life outcomes


The latest Growing Up in Ireland research findings describe how 5,000 7/8-year-olds in Ireland are faring in three aspects of...  



New Growing Up In Ireland Research Examines How to Help Young People Adjust to Second-Level Education


Strong maths skills at primary level and positive student-teacher relationships at second level key to transition  Growing Up in Ireland...  



The Growing Up in Ireland children come of age


The life of a 17/18-year-old in 2016 The latest research findings from the Growing Up in Ireland study provide significant...  



Cherishing all the children equally?


First study of its kind uses Growing Up in Ireland data to provide a comprehensive overview of factors influencing child...  



Growing Up in Ireland Conference: Call for Abstracts


Growing Up in Ireland – the National Longitudinal Study of Children, will hold its eighth annual research conference on Thursday...  



Latest Growing Up in Ireland report examines the effects of Early Childcare on Cognitive Development


The study finds no difference overall in cognitive outcomes at age five between those cared for at home, and those...  



New ESRI Research Looks at Child Wellbeing and School Experiences


A new report, published today (15th July) by the ESRI and the NCCA, looks at children’s wellbeing from their own point of view – their happiness, how they are getting on with schoolwork, whether they feel anxious, how popular they are, how they feel about their appearance and behaviour.



Growing Up in Ireland: Maternal Health Behaviours and Child Growth in Infancy


Minister Reilly Launches Growing up in Ireland Report on Maternal Health Behaviours And Child Growth in Infancy Report shows that...  



Childhood Adversity and Health


IRISH RESEARCH SHOWS CHILDHOOD ADVERSITY HAS LIFE-LONG EFFECTS ON HEALTH AND WELL-BEING



Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy and Child Well-Being: A Burning Issue


New findings based on the Growing Up in Ireland study published in the Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology show that children whose mothers smoked during pregnancy have a higher risk of behavioural problems at age 9





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