Welcome to the website of Growing Up in Ireland, an exciting and historic national study of children.
This study is following the progress of almost 20,000 children across Ireland to collect a host of information to help improve our understanding of all aspects of children and their development.
Here you can learn all about the study and how it works and catch up with all the latest news on the Study. If you are a participant in the study you will find all the information you need to know about taking part.
Qualitative Data from Infant Cohort (at 9 months)
Growing Up in Ireland would like to announce that the anonymised data from the Qualitative Study of the Infant Cohort (at 9 months) are now available. More information on how to access the data is available here.
Growing Up in Ireland - 5th Annual Research Conference
The Growing Up in Ireland 5th Annual Research Conference took place on Wednesday 27th November in Croke Park. Frances Fitzgerald, T.D. Minister for Children and Youth Affairs launched four new Key Findings from the Infant Cohort (at five years). More details on the conference are available here.
Data from Wave 2 of the Infant Cohort (at 3 years)
Growing Up in Ireland would like to announce that the Anonymised Microdata File (AMF) and the Researcher Microdata File (RMF) from Wave 2 of the Infant Cohort (at 3 years) are now available. To find out more click here
If you are thinking about undertaking research on the lives of children and their famililes, why not consider using GUI data? To find out more click here
All Growing Up in Ireland publications are available to download.
Publications from the Child Cohort can be downloaded here
Publications from the Infant Cohort can be downloaded here