Research Reports

Family Carers Ireland conducts internal research projects and partners with a range of external researchers to publish carer-related research reports. These reports are disseminated to carers, policy makers, public officials, researchers and other relevant stakeholders and used by Family Carers Ireland in evidence submissions to the Government and in reports that influence decision makers in a wide range of areas.


Care at Home: Costs of Care Arising from Disability (2022)

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Young Carers in Ireland: Insight into the Prevalence and Experiences of Young Carers in Ireland using data from the HBSC 2018 Study (2020)

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Caring Through COVID: Life in Lockdown (2020)

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Paying the Price: The Physical, Mental and Psychological Impact of Caring (2020)

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Paying the Price: The Hidden Impacts of Caring (2020)

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Post-Caregiving: Family Carers’ Experiences of Cessation of the Caring Role: Implications for Policy and Practice (2017)

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Family Carers’ Experiences of Caring for a Person with Intellectual Disability (2016)

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A Fine Balance: Mental Health and Family Caring (2016)

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