National Research Links and Resources
Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2020). Income, Poverty and Deprivation among Children - A Statistical Baseline Analysis (July 2020)
School Attendance Data from Primary and Post-Primary Schools 2015/16. Analysis and Report to the Child and Family Agency (Tusla) David Millar. Educational Research Centre
Reducing Harm, Supporting Recovery. A health-led response to drug and alcohol use in Ireland 2017-2025
The Children’s Rights Alliance Report Cards 2009 - 2019
Houses of the Oireachtas, Joint Committee on Education and Skills. Report on Education Inequality & Disadvantage, and Barriers to Education May 2019
Scanlon, G & McKenna, G. (2018). Home Works: A Study on Children Experiencing Homelessness and living in Emergency Accommodation. Dublin: Children’s Rights Alliance
Department of Education and Skills (2018). Wellbeing Policy Statement and Framework for Practice 2018-2023. Government of Ireland
Report on the Review of DEIS 2017
DEIS Plan 2017
Action Plan for Education 2017
McNally, S. & Downes, P. (2016). Evaluation of University College Dublin’s ‘Future You’ Peer Support Access Initiative: A Relational, Community Development Systemic Outreach Approach. Dublin: UCD.
Northside Area Partnership - Preparing for Life website
Northside Area Partnership (2016). Promoting Child Development by Supporting Parents: Learning from the Evaluation of the Preparing for Life Home Visiting Programme. Atlantic Philanthropies
Northside Area Partnership (2016). Promoting School Readiness and Improving Child Health: Learning from the Evaluation of the Preparing for Life Home Visiting Programme. Atlantic Philanthropies
A Programme for Partnership Government May 2016
National Plan for Equity of Access to Higher Education 2015-2019
Smyth, E., McCoy, S & Kingston, G. (2015). Learning from the Evaluation of DEIS RESEARCH SERIES NUMBER 39 April 2015
McCoy, S., Smyth, E., Watson, D & Darmody, M. (2014) Leaving School in Ireland: A Longitudinal Study of Post-School Transitions. Dublin: ESRI
Cosgrove, J., McKeown, C., Travers, J., Lysaght, Z., Ní Bhroin, O and Archer, P. (2014). Educational Experiences and Outcomes for Children with Special Educational Needs. A Secondary Analysis of Data from the Growing Up in Ireland Study. NCSE Research Reports No. 10
Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2014) State of the Nation’s Children: Ireland 2014. Dublin: Government Publications.
BETTER OUTCOMES, BRIGHTER FUTURES: THE NATIONAL POLICY FRAMEWORK FOR CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE, 2014-2020
Sheil, G., Kavanagh, L & Millar, D. (2014). The 2014 National Assessments of English Reading and Mathematics. Volume 1: Performance. Dublin: Educational Research Centre
Weir, S & Denner, S., (2013). The evaluation of the school support program under DEIS: Changes in pupil achievement in urban primary schools between 2007 and 2013. Dublin: Education Research Centre.
QDOSS Celebrating Childhood Beyond the School Bell: Conference Proceedings April 2013. Edited by Naomi Feely and the QDOSS Network
Callaghan, M. & The HBSC Ireland Team (2012) Food poverty among schoolchildren in Ireland. HBSC Ireland Research Factsheet No. 13. Fact Sheet
Weir, S., Archer, P with Adrian O’Flaherty and Lorraine Gilleece (2011) DEIS 2005 - A Report on the First Phase of the Evaluation of DEIS. Dublin: Education Research Centre
Literacy & Numeracy for Learning & LifeThe National Strategy to Improve Literacy and Numeracy among Children and Young People 2011-2020
Educational Disadvantage: Understanding the Misunderstood. Labour Youths' policy document on educational disadvantage (2010).
Travers, J., Balfe, T., Butler, C., Day, T., McDaid, R., Dupont, M., O'Donnell, M & Prunty, A. (2010). Addressing the Barriers and Challenges to Inclusion in Irish schools. Special Education Department St. Patrick's College. (DES funded)
Oireachtas (Irish Government and Senate) Joint Committee in Education and Skills on Early School Leaving (2010). Staying in Education: A New Way Forward - School and Out-Of-School Factors Protecting Against Early School Leaving
Byrne, D & Smyth, E. (2010). No Way Back: The dynamics of early school leaving. Dublin: ESRI
Dublin City Childcare Committee (2009) School-age Childcare in Dublin City. Executive Summary.
Smyth, E & McCoy, S. (2009). Investing in Education: Combating Educational Disadvantage. Research Series Number 6
National Economic and Social Forum (NESF) (2009). Child Literacy and Social Inclusion: Implementation Issues Report 39
Limerick Health Promotion - Health Service Executive (2008) Health Impact Assessment of Early School Leaving, Absenteeism and Truancy. Limerick Regeneration
Byrne, D., McCoy, S & Watson, W. (2008) School Leavers' Survey Report 2007. Dublin: ESRI/DES
Byrne, D. McCoy, S and Watson, W. (2007). School Leavers' Survey Report 2006. Dublin: ESRI/DES
Dr Ursula Kilkelly (2007). Barriers to the Realisation of Children's Rights in Ireland University College Cork. Commissioned by the Ombudsman for Children
Quality Development of Out-of-School Services: An Agenda for Development. (2006) Compiled by Dr. Paul Downes on behalf of the QDOSS Network.
Eustace, A & Clarke, A. (2006). Quantifying and Assessing the provision of educational services to address educational inequality in a rural setting. Pobal
Moving Beyond Educational Disadvantage-Report of the Educational Disadvantage Committee (2005)
DEIS 2005 - Delivering Equality Of Opportunity In Schools. An Action Plan for Educational Inclusion. DES
Canal Partnership(2004) Listen B/4 I Leave. Dublin: Canal
Morgan, M, & Kett, M. (2003) The Prison Adult Literacy Survey. Dublin: Irish Prison Service
Fleming, T & Gallagher, A. (2002) In trouble from day one. Children in Clondalkin with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties: A Community Response. NUIM
Hefferon, C. (2000). Process drama: Its effect on self-esteem and inclusion of primary Fifth Class boys and girls. Dissertation (M. Ed). St. Patrick's College
Educational Disadvantage and Early School Leaving. (1998) Discussion papers by Scott Boldt and Brendan Devine, Delma McDevitt and Mark Morgan. Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency
Kellaghan, T., Weir, S., O' hUallachain, S & Morgan, M. (1995) Educational Disadvantage in Ireland. Dublin Educational Research Centre and Combat Poverty Agency
Downes, P. & Maunsell, C. (2003). Expert Survey on family-based prevention, community-based prevention and indicated prevention (early interventions) in Ireland: Compiled for the European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction.
European Monitoring Centre for Drugs and Drug Addiction (EMCDDA). Burkhart, G. (2004) Selective prevention: First overview on the European situation. Lisbon: EMCDDA