Ciara joined the ESRI in June 2022 as a Summer Intern in the Labour Market and Skills team. She holds a BSc in Applied Social Sciences from the National University of Ireland, Galway. Her undergraduate dissertation researched attitudes towards Universal Basic Income in Ireland. From September, Ciara will be undertaking a Double Degree Master in Social Demography at the Universitat Pompeu Fabra and University of Groningen.
Prior to the ESRI, Ciara interned and assisted with research projects for TASC (the Think-tank for Action on Social Change).