Growing Up in Ireland

Growing Up in Ireland is a Government-funded study of children being carried out jointly by the ESRI and Trinity College Dublin. The study started in 2006 and follows the progress of two groups of children: 8,000 9-year-olds (Child Cohort) and 10,000 9-month-olds (Infant Cohort). The members of the Child Cohort are now aged 20 years and those of the Infant Cohort are 9 years old.

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Latest GUI News:

  • GUI Annual Conference date announced as 8th November 2018.  Call for abstracts now open – see the conference page for further details.
  • There is a vacancy for a Clerical Officer on the GUI team, closing date is May 18th.  Follow this link for application details.

Where are we now:

  • Main fieldwork for the Child Cohort at age 17/18 years has been completed.
  • Fieldwork for the main phase of the Infant Cohort at 9 years is underway.
  • The main phase of the Child Cohort at 20 years is in preparation.

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