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.
Data from Wave 3 of the Infant Cohort (at 5 years)
Growing Up in Ireland would like to announce that the Anonymised Microdata File (AMF) from Wave 3 of the Infant Cohort (at 5 years) are now available from ISSDA.
A data workshop on the Infant Cohort, to include Wave 3, will be held in the ESRI on December 10th, 10am – 1pm. See 'upcoming data workshops' for further details.
7th Annual Research Conference
The Growing Up in Ireland 7th Annual Research Conference will take place on Thursday 3rd December 2015 at Dublin Castle. Registration is now open, for more details click here.
Growing Up in Ireland, Phase 2
Dr. James Reilly T.D., Minister for Children and Youth Affairs, launched Growing Up in Ireland: The National Longitudinal Study of Children, phase 2 on 4th June 2015. For further details click here.
Data from Wave 2 of the Child Cohort (at 13 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 Child Cohort (at 13 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