Growing Up in Ireland wave 1 at 9 years

Depositors: James Williams (Economic and Social Research Institute), Sheila Greene (Trinity College Dublin), Erika Doyle (Trinity College Dublin), Elaine Harris (Trinity College Dublin), Rory McDaid (Marino Institute of Education), Sinéad McNally (Trinity College Dublin), Brían Merriman (Trinity College Dublin), Elizabeth Nixon (Trinity College Dublin), Lorraine Swords (Trinity College Dublin).

Growing Up in Ireland (GUI) is the national longitudinal study of children in Ireland. The main aim of the study is to describe the status of two representative samples of children in Ireland and how they are developing in the current social, economic, and cultural environment. The data in the IQDA are from the first wave of qualitative research conducted between April and August 2008 with a sample of 120 families from the nine-year cohort of GUI. More information about this national longitudinal study can be found on the Growing Up in Ireland website.

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Published research using the Growing Up in Ireland, Wave 1 at 9 years collection

Geraghty, Ruth; Jane Gray and David Ralph. 2015. "‘One of the best members of the family’: continuity and change in young children’s relationships with their grandparents." Pp. 124-139 in Linda Connolly, ed. The ‘Irish’ Family. London: Routledge.

Gray, Jane, Ruth Geraghty and David Ralph. 2016. Family rhythms: the changing texture of family life in Ireland. Manchester: Manchester University Press. 
Gray, Jane, Ruth Geraghty and David Ralph. 2013. "Young children and their grandparents: a secondary analysis across four birth cohorts." Families, Relationships and Societies 2, 2: 289-298.

McAuley, Colette and Wendy Rose. 2014. "Children's social and emotional relationships and well-being: from the perspective of the child." Pp. 1865-1892 in Asher Ben-Arieh, Ferran Casas, Ivar Frones and Jill E. Korbin, eds. Handbook of Child Well-Being: Theories, Methods and Policies in Global Perspective. Dordrecht: Springer.

McAuley, Colette, Caroline McKeown and Brian Merriman. 2012. "Spending time with family and friends: children's views on relationships and shared activities." Child Indicators Research 5, 3: 449-467.

Ralph, David. 2016. "Who should do the caring? Involved fatherhood and ambivalent gendered moral rationalities among cohabiting/married Irish parents." Community,Work and Family 19, 1: 63-79.