Children and Young People

ESRI research in Children and Young people examines developmental outcomes for children and young people in Ireland, how these vary between different groups of the population and evolve over time.

Research in the area of Children and Young people is closely tied with the Growing Up in Ireland project – the national longitudinal study of children, which is being carried out on behalf of the Department of Children and Youth Affairs by a team of researchers led by the ESRI and Trinity College.

Current research is focused on the main domains in a child’s life including

• Physical health and wellbeing
• Educational and Cognitive outcomes
• Socio-Emotional and Behavioural development

As more data come online from phase two of the project, an increasing focus on developmental trajectories or growth paths among children and young people will be possible. This allows analysts to investigate, in particular, how early-life experiences impact on later outcomes.


Main Publications in Children and Young People Research Area


Other Misc. Outputs



Growing Up in Ireland: Health and Physical Development
November 8, 2018 |

Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Growing Up in Ireland: 9-Year-Olds and their Families
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Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Growing Up in Ireland: Relationships and Socio-Emotional Well-being
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Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Growing Up in Ireland: School and Learning
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Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Growing Up in Ireland: The lives of 13-year-olds
October 17, 2018

Authors: James Williams, Maeve Thornton , Mark Morgan , Amanda Quail , Emer Smyth , Daráine Murphy ...
Research Area: Children and Young People


Out-of-school social activities among immigrant-origin children living in Ireland
December 15, 2017 | Journal Article

Authors: Merike Darmody, Emer Smyth
Research Area: Children and Young People


Front cover of Key Findings Growing Up in Ireland: Socio-emotional Development & Play at 7/8 years of age
November 7, 2017 | ESRI Survey and Statistical Report Series

Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Front cover of Key Findings Growing Up in Ireland: Health & Development at 7/8 years of age
November 7, 2017 | ESRI Survey and Statistical Report Series

Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Front page of Key Findings Growing Up in Ireland: School & Learning at 7/8 years of age
November 7, 2017 | ESRI Survey and Statistical Report Series

Authors: Growing Up in Ireland Study Team
Research Area: Children and Young People


Front cover of report Understanding use of general practitioner services among children in Ireland
November 7, 2017 |

Authors: Anne Nolan, Richard Layte
Research Area: Children and Young People


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