Contact and Location

Sign in ESRI building that says "Economic and Social Research Institute"

The Economic and Social Research Institute

Whitaker Square

Sir John Rogerson’s Quay

Dublin 2


D02 K138

Telephone +353 1 8632000


How to find us

The ESRI building is in Whitaker Square - a pedestrian only square off Sir John Rogerson’s Quay and Cardiff lane.

Pedestrian entrances to Whitaker Square are as follows:

  • from Cardiff Lane (beside the Clayton Hotel).
  • from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (beside the Three Ireland building)
  • from Hanover Street East.

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Access to Whitaker Square

Ramps are located at the entrance to Whitaker Square from Sir John Rogerson’s Quay (beside the Three Ireland building) and from Cardiff Lane (beside the Clayton Hotel). The Hanover Street East entrance has street-level access.

Transport Links

DART: Pearse Station in Westland Row

LUAS (red line): Mayor Square. 

BUSES: Various, along North Wall Quay and Pearse Street.

Dublin Bikes stations: Lime Street (Station 62) and City Quay (Station 99).

Public parking is available in the surrounding streets. Link to Dublin Docklands parking information.

Frequently Asked Questions

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


An Institiúid um Thaighde Eacnamaíochta agus Sóisialta

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.


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

All queries or post should be sent to: Healthcare Pricing Office (HPO), Brunel Building, Heuston South Quarter, St John’s Road West, Dublin 8.


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.

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The ESRI privacy policy is available to read here.

Our job opportunities are published on our Careers page. You can submit an application for any of our current job opportunities or register to be notified about job opportunities. 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

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:

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

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.

Other useful links:


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.

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.

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