Health and Quality of Life

Research in this area focuses on policy issues critical to improving population health outcomes and promoting quality of life for people in Ireland. Key issues include appropriate financing models to deliver high-quality health care and identifying the causes of persistent inequalities in healthcare outcomes across socioeconomic groups.

GAA/GPA Report Launch
Playing senior inter-county Gaelic games: experiences, realities and consequences

This study uses data from a survey of 2016 players to examine the commitments required to play senior inter-county Gaelic games, and the impact that this has on players’ personal and professional lives, and their club involvement.

Conference on planning for the future Irish healthcare system
Conference on Planning for the Future Irish Healthcare System

On 31 May, speakers presented the first results from the Hippocrates projection model of healthcare demand and examined how best to plan for the future Irish healthcare system.

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Healthcare change and reform

Research discusses the needs of the Irish healthcare system. 

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Work-related illness and injury

Research has examined the incidence of work-related injuries and illnesses, including stress, across a number of sectors in Ireland.

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Sport in Ireland

Download a number of publications related to sport, including participation levels, health benefits and player welfare.