Irish Society

Growing Popularity of Golf among Older People Balanced by Decline among Younger Adults


A report, commissioned by the Confederation of Golf in Ireland (CGI) and undertaken by Dr. Pete Lunn and Dr. Elish...  



Gender and education: why do girls “do better” than boys?


Professor Emer Smyth delivered a presentation titled Gender and education: why do girls “do better” than boys? as part of...  



Two-pronged approach needed to ensure jobs for all those with a disability who want to work


A new report published by the ESRI today (16 March 2017) finds that people with a disability are less likely...  



New research monitors the integration of immigrants into Irish society


Mr David Stanton, TD, Minister of State with special responsibility for Equality, Immigration & Integration, will launch a new report...  



Education key to improving employment and living circumstances of Travellers


A new report published by the ESRI today (17 January 2017) finds that education is key to improving the employment...  



Joint GAA/GPA/ESRI research project aims to support welfare of inter-county players


As part of the new working arrangements between the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) and the Gaelic Players Association (GPA), the...  



Distributional Impact of Tax and Welfare Policies: Budget 2017


New analysis by ESRI researchers shows that Budget 2017 led to small gains for all income groups, with the greatest...  



Informing Social Progress since 1966: ESRI Conference Marks 50 Years of Social Research


On Tuesday 29 November, the ESRI will hold a conference to mark the 50th year of conducting research on social issues,...  



Coordinated response across a number of policy areas needed to address challenges of poverty and poor quality of life among vulnerable groups


A new report published by the ESRI and the Department of Social Protection today (16 November 2016) finds that income...  



The teaching profession continues to attract high achievers while diversity remains a challenge


A new report, published today (10 November) by the ESRI and the Teaching Council, provides new information on the profiles...  





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