Tony Fahey

Tony Fahey joined the ESRI in 1992 and became a Research Professor in 2003. He obtained a PhD in Sociology from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, USA in 1982. His ESRI publications can be accessed on the ESRI website. Prior to joining the ESRI he was a member of the Sociology Department in St Patrick's College Maynooth [1987 to 1992]. He joined UCD in 2006 and is currently Head of the School of Applied Social Science. His research interests include social deprivation and living conditions and social policy aspects of European integration. See
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Latest Publications:
  • Ireland: Inequality and Its Impacts in Boom and Bust
  • Households and Family Structures in Ireland
  • Family Figures: Family Dynamics and Family Types in Ireland, 1986-2006
  • A Social Portrait of People of Working Age
  • Family and Sexuality
  • The Housing Boom
  • Quality of Life after the Boom
  • How Do We Feel? Economic Boom and Happiness
  • A Social Portrait of Children in Ireland
  • A Social Portrait of Older People in Ireland

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