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The early impact of the revised Leaving Cert grading scheme

This study shows an increase in the number of students taking higher level subjects for the Leaving Certificate. However, the increase was less pronounced in DEIS schools and smaller schools.

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Social inclusion and access to care services in Ireland

A new ESRI study commissioned by the Department of Employment Affairs and Social Protection examines who is most likely to have unmet needs for formal childcare and professional home care. 

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Download research examining the potential impact of Brexit across areas including trade, economic growth and consumer prices. 

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Gender equality

Download research on topics including the gender wage gap and the gender impact of budgetary policy. 

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Renewable energy

Research examines several aspects of renewable energy use and adoption in Ireland.