Frequently Asked Questions

How do I find the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI)?

The ESRI is located at Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2. D02K138. The ESRI building is in a pedestrian square off Sir John Rogerson’s Quay. Pedestrian entrances are as follows:

  • from Cardiff Lane (behind the Clayton Hotel).
  • from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (behind the Three Ireland building),
  • from Hanover Street East (just east of the junction with Lower Erne Street).

Public parking is available in the surrounding streets.

How do I contact the ESRI?

The Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 8632000 | Email: | Website:

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What are the ESRI’s opening hours?

The ESRI is open from 9.00am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.

What is the Irish name of the ESRI?

An Institiúid um Thaighde Eacnamaíochta agus Sóisialta

Is ESRI a semi-state organisation?

The ESRI is not a semi-state organisation.

The ESRI is a not-for-profit economic and social policy research institute. We are fully independent and our work is free of any expressed ideology or political position.

The ESRI is a company limited by guarantee, incorporated in 1960 under the Companies Acts 1908-1959 and registered in Ireland under registration number 18269. The registered office is Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2.

Visit our Governance and Funding webpages.

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How do I contact the Health Research Information Division (HRID)?

With effect from January 1, 2014, the Health Research & Information Division (HRID) at the ESRI became the Healthcare Pricing Office (HPO) at the HSE.

Contact: Healthcare Pricing Office (HPO), Brunel Building, Heuston South Quarter, St John’s Road West, Dublin 8.

I am a journalist, how do I register to receive media services?

If you are a member of the media and wish to receive embargoed ESRI media releases by email, please email Visit our media page. View the latest ESRI media releases and news here.

Sign up for our monthly newsletter, event notifications and publications notifications here.

The ESRI privacy policy is available to read here.

How do I apply to work at the ESRI?

Visit our Careers page where you can submit an application for any of our current job opportunities or register to be notified about new vacancies. For recruitment related queries please email

Applications for ESRI job opportunities are submitted through the careers portal on our website. Application data are handled strictly in accordance with data protection legislation and retained in line with relevant equality and employment legislation. More information is available in the Privacy Notice for Applicants or by contacting

Where can I get information about the Growing Up In Ireland Survey?

Growing Up in Ireland is a Government-funded study of children being carried out jointly by the ESRI and Trinity College Dublin. Visit our GUI webpage for more details. Contact details are as follows:

Growing Up in Ireland, Economic and Social Research Institute, Whitaker Square, Sir John Rogerson’s Quay, Dublin 2.
Tel: +353 1 8632000 | Freephone 1800 200 434 | Email:| Website:

Where can I get information about ESRI Surveys?

For Growing Up in Ireland survey queries, please email:

For queries on our consumer surveys, please email

For applications related to survey interviewer posts, please contact us at

Where do I find information about the Irish Economy and related ESRI reports?

Visit our Irish Economy webpages where you will find relevant information.

The ESRI’s Quarterly Economic Commentary contains forecast national accounts with figures for GNP, GDP, balance of payments, etc. Subscribe to the QEC or become a Member of the ESRI to receive hard copy issues of the QEC (four per year), plus Ireland’s Economic Outlook (published every 2 years). Visit our Membership page for more information.

Visit our Consumer Sentiment Index webpage for details and to view the recently published Consumer Sentiment Index reports (electronic).

Other useful links:

Can I attend ESRI Seminars and Events?

The majority of ESRI events and seminars are open to the public and attendance is free of charge. Visit our events page to view a list of our upcoming events. To receive notifications of forthcoming seminars and events, please sign up for our newsletter and/or notifications here.

Where do I get copies of reports and publications written by ESRI researchers?

The majority of reports and publications by ESRI researchers are available to download from our website free of charge, visit our Publications page for details. Some Journal articles may not be available to download from our website for copyright reasons.

If you are having difficulty finding a particular publication, please contact our publications team at or phone the ESRI on +353 1 8632000.

Where do I find information on the ESRI Website Privacy Policy and Cookies?

Under Data Protection legislation, individuals have a number of rights in relation to the personal data an organisation holds about them. View the Website Privacy notice to view the personal data processed through this website, how this data is handled and what your rights are. View the Website Cookies notice.

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