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The Irish alcohol misuser in England: Ill served by research and policy? Some suggestions for future research opportunities.

Inequalities in the physical and psychological health of the first- and second-generation Irish subjects have been well documented. Despite the fact that the Irish alcohol misuser is subject to a number of unhelpful stereotypes, the research concerning al ...

Primary medical care in Irish prisons

BACKGROUND: An industrial dispute between prison doctors and the Irish Prison Service (IPS) took place in 2004. Part of the resolution of that dispute was that an independent review of prison medical and support services be carried out by a University Dep ...

Report of an audit of child protection research in Ireland 1990-2009.

Findings: A total of 190 research documents were identified in line with the criteria agreed between the researchers and the CAAB, and are included in the audit. The key findings from the analysis of the audit are as follows: â?¢ Research identified in th ...

Do differences in the administrative structure of populations confound comparisons of geographic health inequalities?

JACKSON, ANDREW; population health; public health; Background: Geographical health inequalities are naturally described by the variation in health outcomes between areas (e.g. mortality rates). However, comparisons made between countries are hampered by o ...

Educational inequalities among school leavers in Ireland 1979-1994

Smyth, Emer; Educational inequality; School leavers; Education; Quantitative methods; Ireland; The extent to which inequalities in educational outcomes persist in modern Ireland has been the subject of much debate. This paper investigates whether the rapi ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No.1 Transition to school among five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No.2 Socio-emotional well-being of five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infant Cohort (at 5 years) No. 3 Well-being, play and diet among five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Growing Up in Ireland- Key Findings: Infand Cohort (at 5 years) No. 4 The family circumstances of five-year-olds

Growing Up in Ireland Child development This is the first in a series of Key Findings from the third wave of interviews with the Infant Cohort in Growing Up in Ireland. The families of around 11,000 children were initially interviewed in 2008/09 when the ...

Socioeconomic Inequalities in Child Health in Ireland

LAYTE, RICHARD; NOLAN, ANNE; Socio-Economic Health; Child Health; Inequalities; Ireland; There is extensive empirical evidence on the link between socio-economic status (SES) and child health outcomes. However, there is some international evidence that th ...

Pct unemployment, RoI 2011

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Mental health; Working conditions; Unemployment Refinement: Mental health; Working conditions Percentage of the population aged 15+ years that are unemployed (looking for first regular job or having lost or given up previou ...

Pct third level education, RoI 2011

Central Statistics Office (CSO) Education; Demographic and socioeconomic conditions; School Refinement: Education; Demographic and socioeconomic conditions Percentage of the population aged 15+ years ceased full-time education who have a third level quali ...

Homeless Strategy National Implementation Plan

Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government Homelessness Implementation of the Homeless Strategy will be carried out primarily through the local homeless action plan process. These will be put on a statutory basis through the Housing (Mis ...

Travel time A&E NI 2010

NISRA Coronary Heart Disease. Appropriate Care. StrokeRefinement: Coronary Heart Disease. Appropriate Care. Stroke The time it takes to travel to an Accident & Emergency hospital. Numerator: Travel time to an Accident and Emergency hospital (minutes), ...

The Financial Impact of a Cancer Diagnosis

Sharp, L. and Timmons, A., National Cancer Registry Ireland Economic burden of cancer The costs to the health services of the diagnosis and treatment of cancer are substantial. These costs have increased over the past decades and are expected to rise furt ...

Quarterly National Household Survey: Equality

Central Statistics Office Ireland (CSO) Equality and discrimination among people aged 18 years and over A module on the topic of equality and discrimination among people aged 18 years and over was included in the Quarterly National Household Survey (QNHS) ...

Anti-social behaviour: Underlying causes and policy responses

You cannot treat the symptoms of a problem without examining the cause. Anti social Behaviour by young people is a product of the society we live in today. Elements of social exclusion have affected many disadvantaged young people and have restricted thei ...

Setting health targets for poverty strategies: A background research paper

A background research paper. This document was prepared for the National Anti-Poverty Strategy and Health Working Group to inform its work. It draws together research on the links between poverty, income inequality and health and target setting. 10.14655/ ...

Inequality and the stereotyping of young people

Recent research published by the Equality Authority highlights the ways in which a selection of teenagers believe they are negatively perceived and treated by adults across Irish society. The report is based on focus group discussions with 90 teenagers du ...

A Minimum Income Standard for Ireland: A consensual budget standards study examining household types across the lifecycle

The Policy Institute, Trinity College Dublin Standard of living, Income, Wages, Earnings, Quality of life ‘A minimum essential standard of living is one which meets a person’s physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs’ (UN definition of an adequ ...

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