Eithne Sexton worked in the Health Research and Information division from October 2008 to September 2010 when she left to take up studies for a doctorate at TCD. Before joining the ESRI she had completed her MSc in Applied Social Research at TCD. Prior to that, she graduated from TCD with a BA in Psychology and Philosophy and an M. Phil in International Peace Studies.
The ESRI works towards a national vision of ‘Informed policy for a better Ireland’. This means producing high-quality analysis to provide robust evidence for policymaking, with the goals of research excellence and policy impact.
The ESRI produces research that contributes to understanding economic and social change in the new international context and that informs public policymaking and civil society in Ireland.