HEALTH BEHAVIOUR IN SCHOOL-AGED CHILDREN (HBSC) IRELAND

World Health Organization Collaborative Cross-National Study

National Reports containing HBSC Ireland data are listed alphabetically by author within year of publication: 

2020

Költő, A., Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C., Walker, L., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2020). The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2018. Dublin: Department of Health & Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. download (5,699KB)

2019

Care Alliance Ireland. (2019). Estimates for numbers of family carers in Ireland. Dublin: Care Alliance Ireland.  download

Department of Health (2019). Health in Ireland, Key Trends 2019. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Health Service Executive (HSE) South (Cork & Kerry), Department of Public Health. (2019). A Focus on Alcohol & Health in Cork and Kerry. Cork & Dublin: Health Service Executive (HSE) South (Cork & Kerry), Department of Public Health. download

Irish Heart Foundation (2019). A Childhood Obesity Manifesto: For the future of our children's health. Dublin: Irish Heart Foundation. download from the IHF website

Murray, A. & Morgan, M. (2019). Growing Up in Ireland: To School and Beyond — Review of the Literature on Selected Issues Pertaining to the Infant Cohort at 5 Years. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs download

2018

Evans, D.S., O'Farrell, A., Sheridan, A. & Kavanagh, P. (2018). Youth smoking in Ireland: a special analysis of the Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study. Ireland: Health Service Executive. download

Community Health Organisation (CHO) Area 1. (2018). CHO 1 Operational Plan 2018. Sligo: Health Service Executive. download

Community Healthcare Organisation Area 1 (2018). Healthy Ireland implementation plan 2018-2023.  Sligo: Health Service Executive, 2018. download

Department of Health. (2018). Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2018. Dublin: Department of Health.  download

Health Service Executive (HSE). (2018). Children’s Hospital Group Operational Plan: Healthier children and young people throughout Ireland 2018. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Health Service Executive (HSE). (2018). Annual Report and Financial Statements 2018: Improving People’s Health and Wellbeing. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Health Service Executive (HSE) Tobacco Free Ireland Programme. (2018). Implementation Plan 2018-2021. Ireland: Health Service Executive. download

Sexual Health & Crisis Pregnancy Programme. (2018). Sexual Health in Ireland: What do we know?. Dublin: Health Service Executive (HSE).  download

Tobacco Free Ireland Programme, HSE. (2018). The state of tobacco control in Ireland. Ireland: Health Service Executive. download

Williams, J., Thornton, M., Morgan, M., Quail, A., Smyth, E., Murphy, D. & Mahony, D. (2018). Growing up in Ireland National Longitudinal Study of Children: The Lives of 13-Year-Olds. Dublin: Government Publications download

2017

Care Alliance Ireland. (2017). Overview Report: Trends in family caring in Ireland in 2017: Review of awareness, self-identification, official surveys and income supports. Dublin: Care Alliance Ireland. download

Department of Health (2017). Health in Ireland, Key Trends 2017. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Keane, E., Gavin, A., Perry, C., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2017). Trends in Health Behaviours, Health Outcomes and Contextual Factors between 1998-2014: findings from the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children Study. Dublin: Department of Health & Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. download (3.01MB)

Purdy, J., McAvoy, H., Cotter, N. and Mitchell, E. (2017). Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland. Snapshot report. Dublin: Institute of Public Health download (397KB)

2016

Clancy, L., Taylor, K., Babubeau, K., Keogan, S. & Whelan, E. (2016). ESPAD 2015: European School Survey Project on Alcohol & Other Drugs in Ireland. Dublin: TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland for the Department of Health. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2016). State of the Nation’s Children: Ireland 2016. Dublin: Government Publications. download (2.32MB)

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2016). State of the Nation’s Children: Key Findings: Ireland 2016. Dublin: Government Publications. download (168KB)

Department of Health (2016). A healthy weight for Ireland: obesity policy and action plan 2016-2025. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Department of Health (2016). Introducing a tax on sugar sweetened drinks: health rationale, options and recommendations. A Department of Health working paper October 2016. Dublin: Department of Health. download

Health Service Executive (HSE). (2016). National Men’s Health Action Plan Healthy Ireland – Men HI-M 2017-2021: working with men in Ireland to achieve optimum health and wellbeing. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Hyde, A., Fullerton, D., Dunne, L., Lohan, M., & Macdonald, G. (2016). Sexual Health and Sexuality Education Needs Assessment of Young People in Care in Ireland (SENYPIC): The perspectives of care leavers: a qualitative analysis. Dublin: HSE Crisis Pregnancy Programme and the Child & Family Agency. download

Martin, S., Horgan, D. & Scanlon, M. (2016). Healthy Lifestyles – Have Your Say: a consultation with children and young people. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Purdy, J., McAvoy, H., Cotter, N. & Mitchell, E.  (2016). Smoke-free spaces on the island of Ireland. Snapshot report 2016. Dublin: Institute of Public Health in Ireland. download

Research Work Group for Ireland's Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth. (2016). Are Our Kids Moving with the Times: The 2016 Ireland North and South Report Card on Physical Activity for Children and Youth (online).      download (long form)            download (short form)

2015

Dental Health Foundation Ireland. (2015). Statement of Strategy 2015-2017. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation.  download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2015). Informing the development of the National Youth Strategy, 2015–2020. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs (2015) National Strategy on Children and Young People’s Participation in Decision-making, 2015 – 2020. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2015). National Youth Strategy 2015–2020. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2015). State of the Nation’s Children: Ireland 2014. Dublin: Government Publications. download (3.09MB)

Department of Health (2015). Health in Ireland, Key Trends 2015. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download (3.56MB)

Gavin, A., Keane, E., Callaghan, M., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2015). The Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Study 2014. Dublin: Department of Health & Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. download‌ (722KB)

Fox, K.A., Kelly, C. & Molcho, M. (2015). Alcohol marketing and young people's drinking behaviour in Ireland. Dublin: Alcohol Action Ireland. download

Horgan, D., Forde, C., Parkes, A. Martin, S. Mages, L. & O’Connell, A. (2015). Children and young people’s experiences of participation in decision-making at home, in schools and in their communities. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs. download

Martin, S., Forde, C., Dunn Galvin, A. & O’Connell, A. (2015). An examination of children and young people’s views on the impact of their participation in decision-making. Dublin Government Publications. download

Nic Gabhainn, S., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Gavin, A. (2015). Research protocol for the 2014 HBSC Ireland study. Report to the Department of Health, Government of Ireland. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway.

Tobacco and Alcohol Control Unit, Department of Health. (2015). Tobacco Free Ireland Annual Report 2015. Dublin: Department of Health. download

2014

Daughters of Charity Community Services: an area profile. (2014). Dublin: Daughters of Charity Community Services.  download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2014). Better Outcomes Brighter Futures: the national policy framework for children & young people 2014 -2020. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Fox, K.A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2014). Learning about Middle Childhood: surveying health and well-being among nine year olds. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway. download (1.42MB) 

Hope, A. (2014). Alcohol Literature Review. Briefing document prepared for the Department of Health by Target Health Ltd. download

Jennings, S. (2014). Preventing chronic disease: defining the problem. Report from the Prevention of Chronic Disease Programme. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

McAvoy, H. & Purdy, J. (2014). Reducing alcohol-related harm by addressing availability - Maximising benefits from North South cooperation. Dublin & Belfast: Institute of Public Health in Ireland. download

Research Work Group for Ireland's Report Card on Physical Activity in Children and Youth. (2014). Are our children up to the mark. Ireland's report card on physical activity and youth. (online)       download (long form)          download (short form)

2013

Callaghan, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Appendix 1: Nutrition behaviours and outcomes: a special analysis of the HBSC survey as part of the implementation of the National Strategy for Research and Data on Children's Lives, 2011-2016. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs. download (464KB)  

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2013). Statistical Annex to Ireland’s Consolidated Third and Fourth Reports to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on the implementation of the Convention on the Rights of the Child 2006-2011. Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Dublin June 2013. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2013). United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Ireland’s Consolidated Third and Fourth Reports to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child on the implementation of the above as required under Article 44 of the Convention. Department of Children and Youth Affairs, Dublin July 2013. download

Department of Health. (2013). Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2013. Dublin: Department of Health. download

Department of Health. (2013). Healthy Ireland – a framework for improved health and wellbeing 2013-2025. Dublin: Department of Health. download

Gavin, A., Molcho, M., Kelly, C. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). The HBSC Ireland Trends Report 1998-2010: Child Health Behaviours, Outcomes and Contexts. Dublin: Department of Health. download (959KB)

Health Service Executive (HSE). (2013). Health Service Executive Annual Report and Financial Statements 2012. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Irish Cancer Society. (2013). Women and smoking: time to face the crisis. Dublin: Irish Cancer Society. download

McAvoy, H., Kabir, Z., Reulbach, U., McDaid, O., Metcalfe, O. and Clancy, L. (2013). A Tobacco-Free Future – an all-island report on tobacco, inequalities and childhood. Dublin: Institute of Public Health in Ireland and TobaccoFree Research Institute Ireland. download (1.13MB) 

McAvoy, H., Purdy, J., Sneddon, H., & Mac Evilly, C. (2013) Prevention and Early Intervention in Children and Young People’s Services: Child Health and Development. Dublin: Centre for Effective Services. download

Share, M., Hennessy, M., Stewart-Knox, B., & Davison, J. (2013). Early School Leavers and Nutrition: A needs assessment from a nutrition perspective. Dublin: safefood The Food Safety Promotion Board. download

Sullivan, L. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Appendix 2: Physical activity and behaviours: a special analysis of the HBSC survey as part of the implementation of the National Strategy for Research and Data on Children's Lives, 2011-2016. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs. download (148KB)  

Tobacco Free Ireland: report of the tobacco policy review group. (2013).  Dublin: Department of Health download (119KB)

Walker, L., Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Awobiyi, D. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2013). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2010 Middle Childhood Study: Socio-demographic patterns in health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's health. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway. download (6.97MB)

2012

Carney, C., and Maître, B, (2012), Constructing a Food Poverty Indicator for Ireland using the Survey on Income and Living Conditions, Social Inclusion Technical Paper No. 3. Dublin: Department of Social Protection. download

Comiskey, C.M., O’Sullivan, K., Quirke, M.B., Wynne, C., Kelly, P., & McGilloway, S. (2012) Evaluation of the Effectiveness of the Childhood Development Initiative’s Healthy Schools Programme. Dublin: Childhood Development Initiative (CDI).  download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2012). State of the Nation’s Children: Ireland 2012. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Department of Children and Youth Affairs. (2012). Statement of Strategy 2011-2014. Dublin: Department of Children and Youth Affairs. download

Department of Health. (2012). Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2012. Dublin: Department of Health. download

Department of Health. (2012). Steering Group Report on a National Substance Misuse Strategy. Department of Health, Dublin, February 2012. download 

Flaherty, S.J. (2012). Good practice guide for breakfast clubs. Dublin: Healthy Food for All. download (14MB)

Institute of Public Health Ireland (2012). Proposed sugar sweetened drinks tax: health impact assessment (HIA). Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Dublin & Belfast, October 2012. download

Institute of Public Health Ireland (2012). Proposed sugar sweetened drinks tax: health impact assessment (HIA) - technical report. Institute of Public Health in Ireland, Dublin & Belfast, October 2012. download

Kelly, C., Gavin, A., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). The Irish Health Behaviours in School-aged Children (HBSC) study 2010. Dublin: Department of Health. download (1.12MB)

O’Connell, A. & Martin, S. (2012). How We See It: report on a survey of young people’s body image. Dublin Government Publications. download

Walker, L., Gavin, A., Kelly, C., Molcho, M., Awobiyi, D. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2012). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2010: Socio-demographic patterns in health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's health. Galway: Health Promotion Research Centre, NUI Galway. download (7.16MB)

2011

Dental Health Foundation. (2011). White paper on the importance of oral health promotion. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation.  download

Foley, S. (2011). Scoping study for Healthy Food for All on breakfast clubs. Dublin: Healthy Food for All. download (812KB)

Food Safety Authority of Ireland. (2011). Scientific recommendations for health eating guidelines in Ireland. Dublin: Food Safety Authority of Ireland. download

Hiney, M., Curran, B., & Clarke, P. (2011). Review of population health research and health services research in Ireland. Volume 1: executive summary and main report. Dublin: Health Research Board. download

Hiney, M., Curran, B., & Clarke, P. (2011). Review of population health research and health services research in Ireland. Volume 2: mapping study appendices. Dublin: Health Research Board. download

Irish Focal Point. (2011). 2011 National Report (2010 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point. Ireland: new developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues. Dublin: Health Research Board. download (2.41MB)

Kerrins, L., Greene, S., & Murphy, S. (2011). Going without: measuring child poverty and social exclusion in Ireland. Combat Poverty Agency Working Paper 11/08. Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency. download

2010

Brooks, A-M., Hanafin, S., Cahill, H., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Molcho, M. (2010). State of the Nation's Children 2010. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download (1.46MB)

Department of Health and Children. (2010). Changing Cardiovascular Health: National Cardiovascular Health Policy 2010-2019. Dublin: Government publications. download

Department of Health and Children. (2010). Health in Ireland: Key Trends 2010. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download (1740KB)

Doyle, P., Kelly, C., Cummins, G., Sixsmith, J., O’Higgins, S., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2010). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children: What do children want to know? Dublin: Department of Health and Children.  download (1.23MB)

Greene, S., Williams, J., Layte, R., Doyle, E., Harris, E., McCrory, C., Murray, A., O’Dowd, T., Quail, A., Swords, L., Thornton, M., & Whelan, C.T. (2010). Growing Up in Ireland National Longitudinal Study of Children: background and conceptual framework. Dublin: Office for the Minister of Children and Youth Affairs.  download

Health Service Executive (HSE) Dublin North East Health Promotion Unit. (2010). Don’t sweat it! A head to toe guide to personal care and hygiene. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Health Service Executive (HSE) Tobacco Control Framework Project Group. (2010). Tobacco control framework. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Irish Focal Point (2010) 2010 National Report (2009 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point. Ireland: new developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues. Dublin: Health Research Board. download (1.79MB)

Irish Heart Foundation, National Health Alliance. (2010). Building Young Hearts: physical activity, young people and the physical environment. Dublin: Irish Heart Foundation.  download

Morgan, D. (2010). A good practice guide for community food initiatives. Dublin: Healthy Food for All. download (11.85MB)

Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs. (2010). Annual Report 2009. Dublin: Government Publications. download

Our Geels All Ireland Traveller Health Study Team. (2010). All Ireland Traveller Health Study: summary of findings. Dublin: School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin. download

Our Geels All Ireland Traveller Health Study Team. (2010). All Ireland Traveller Health Study: Technical report 1 health survey findings. Dublin: School of Public Health, Physiotherapy and Population Science, University College Dublin. download

Woods, C.B., Tannehill D., Quinlan, A., Moyna, N. & Walsh, J. (2010). The Children’s Sport Participation and Physical Activity Study (CSPPA). Research Report No 1. School of Health and Human Performance, Dublin City University and The Irish Sports Council, Dublin, Ireland. download

2009

Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. (2009). 2009 National Report (2008 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point. Ireland: new developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues. Dublin: Health Research Board. download (2.09MB) 

Brugha, R., Tully, N., Dicker, P., Shelley, E., Ward, M., & McGee, H. (2009) SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. Smoking Patterns in Ireland: Implications for policy and services, Department of Health and Children. Dublin: The Stationery Office.  download

Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. (2009). National Drugs Strategy (interim) 2009-2016. Department of Community, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs. download

Department of Health and Children, Health Service Executive. (2009). The National Guidelines on Physical Activity for Ireland. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download 

Guideline Development Group. (2009). Strategies to prevent dental caries in children and adolescents: Guidance on identifying high caries risk children and developing preventive strategies for high caries risk children in Ireland. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Guideline Development Group. (2009). Topical fluorides: guidance on the use of topical fluorides for caries prevention in children and adolescents in Ireland. Dublin: Health Service Executive. download

Health Service Executive (HSE) Corporate Planning and Corporate Performance Directorate. (2009). Report against the corporate plan 2008-2011. July-December 2009. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Kelly, C., Fitzpatrick, C., & Nic Gabhainn. S. (2009). Substance Use in New Communities: A Way Forward. Galway: Western Region Drugs Task Force. download (1.17MB)

Kelly, C., Molcho, M., & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2009). Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland 2006 Middle Childhood Study: Socio-demographic patterns in health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's health. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download (865KB)

Molcho, M., Barry, M., Van Lente, E., McGee, H., Morgan, K., Conroy, R., Watson, D., Perry, I. & Harrington, J. (2009). SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. Injuries in Ireland: Findings from national population surveys. Department of Health and Children. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download (982KB) 

Morgan, D. (2009). A good practice guide for school food initiatives. Dublin: Healthy Food for All. download (4.26MB)

Morgan, M. & Brand, K. (2009). European Schools Survey Project on Alcohol and Other Drugs (ESPAD): results for ESPAD 2007 in Ireland. Department of Health, Dublin, April 2009. download

Morgan, K., McGee, H., Dicker, P., Brugha, R., Ward, M., Shelley, E., Van Lente, E., Harrington, J., Barry, M., Perry, I. & Watson, D. (2009). SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. Alcohol use in Ireland: A profile of drinking patterns and alcohol-related harm from SLÁN 2007. Department of Health and Children. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Safefood. (2009). Drinks: Consumer knowledge and practice in relation to drinks for children and young people. Cork: Safefood.  download

Ward, M., McGee, H., Morgan, K., Van Lente, E., Layte, R., Barry, M., Watson, D., Shelley, E., & Perry, I. (2009). SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition in Ireland. ‘One Island – One Lifestyle?’ Health and lifestyles in the Republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland: Comparing the population surveys SLÁN 2007 and NIHSWS 2005, Department of Health and Children. Dublin: The Stationery Office.  download

2008

Alcohol and Drug Research Unit. (2008). 2008 National Report (2007 data) to the EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point. Ireland: new developments, trends and in-depth information on selected issues.Dublin: Health Research Board. download (730KB)

Dental Health Foundation Ireland. (2008). Strategy 2008-2012. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation. download (453KB)

Department of Health and Children. (2008). Office of the Minister for Children annual report, 2007. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download

Department of Health and Children. (2008). Statement of Strategy 2008-2010. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download

Hanafin, S., Brooks, A.-M., Macken, A., Brady, G., McKeever, R., Judge, C., Ryan, B., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Gavin, A. (2008). State of the Nation's Children: Ireland 2008. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download (6.66MB) 

Health Service Executive. (2008). Health status of the population of Ireland. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Jackson, T., Kelly, I. & Dee, A. (2008). Kerry Life Education Project: An Evaluation. Cork: Department of Public Health, HSE South. download from hse website

Kelly, C., Walker, L., Brennan, G., Molcho, M. & Nic Gabhainn, S. (2008). HBSC 2006 Full Variable Report: Health Behaviour in School-aged Children (HBSC) Ireland study 2006: Socio-demographic patterns in the health behaviours, risk behaviours, health outcomes and social contexts of young people's lives. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download  (4.27MB)

Molcho, M., Kelly, C., Gavin, A. & Nic  Gabhainn, S. (2008). Inequalities in health among school-aged children in Ireland. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download - English (657KB) download - As Gaeilge (612KB) 

Morgan, K., McGee, H., Watson, D., Perry, I., Barry, M., Shelley, E., Harrington, J., Molcho, M., Layte, R., Tully, N., van Lente, E., Ward, M., Lutomski, J., Conroy, R., & Brugha, R. (2008). SLÁN 2007: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes & Nutrition in Ireland. Main Report. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download

Office of the Minister for Children. (2008). Teenager’s views on solutions to alcohol misuse: report on a national consultation. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Rundle, K., Layte, R., & McGee, H. (2008). The Irish Study of Sexual Health Relationships Sub-report 1: learning about sex and first sexual experiences. Dublin: Crisis Pregnancy Agency & Department of Health and Children (DOHC). download

2007

Nic Gabhainn, S., Kelly, C. & Molcho, M. (2007). The Irish health behaviour in school-aged children (HBSC) study 2006. Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download - English (125MB) download - As Gaeilge (125MB) 

Hanafin, S., Brooks, A-M., McGee, H., Brady, G., Roche, G., McKeever, R., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Molcho, M. (2007). State of the Nation's Children: Ireland 2006. Dublin: The Stationary Office. download  (6.19MB)

Office of the Minister for Children. (2007). Teenspace: National Recreation Policy for Young People. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

2006

McEvoy, R., Murray, O., & Johnstone, C. (2006). An evaluation of the oral health educational programme for sixth class pupils in Laois and Offaly: 2006-2007. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

McMaster, C. (2006). National Guideline for Community Based Practitioners on Preventions and Management of Childhood Overweight and Obesity: Evidence review and recommendations for good practice. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Whelton, H., Crowley, E., O’Mullane, D., Harding, M., Guiney, H., Cronin, M., Flannery, E., & Kelleher, V. (2006). North South Survey of Children’s Oral Health in Ireland 2002. Dublin: Brunswick Press Ltd. download

2005

Department of Health and Children. (2005). Report of the working group on treatment of under 18 year olds presenting to treatment services with serious drug problems. Department of Health and Children, Dublin. download

Foley-Nolan, C., & Miller, N. (2005). Family preferences and practices relating to children’s diet and physical activity. In Department of Public Health, Our Children…their future…why weight??? Survey Series & Literature Review on Childhood Obesity. Dublin: Department of Public Health.  download

Hanafin, S. & Brooks, A.M. (2005). Measuring Child Well-Being: An Inventory of Key Indicators, Domains and Indicator Selection Criteria to Support the Development of a National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators. Dublin: The National Children’s Office. download

Hanafin, S. & Brooks, A.M. (2005). Report on the Development of a National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators in Ireland. Dublin: The National Children’s Office. download

Hanafin, S. & Brooks, A.M. (2005). The Development of a National Set of Child Well-Being Indicators in Ireland. Executive Summary. Dublin: The National Children’s Office. download

Health Service Executive. (2005). National Service Plan 2005. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Health Service Executive. (2005). National Service Plan 2006. Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Higgins, S., McArdle, J., McEvoy, R., Tully, A.M. (2005). Munch & Crunch Healthy Lunch Project: an evaluation of a school based project to encourage the development and implementation of healthy lunch policies in primary schools in the south east region of Ireland.  Dublin: Health Service Executive.  download

Kavanagh, P. (2005). Literature Review: Childhood Obesity. In Department of Public Health, Our Children…their future…why weight??? Survey Series & Literature Review on Childhood Obesity. Dublin: Department of Public Health.  download

Murray, D., & Millar, N. (2005). Physical activity in primary schools – facilities and practices. In Department of Public Health, Our Children…their future…why weight??? Survey Series & Literature Review on Childhood Obesity. Dublin: Department of Public Health. download

National Children’s Office. (2005). United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child: Ireland’s Second Report to the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child. Dublin: The National Children’s Office. download

National Taskforce on Obesity. (2005). Obesity the Policy Challenges: the report on the National Taskforce on obesity 2005. download

Nic Gabhainn, S. & Sixsmith, J. (2005). Children’s understandings of well-being. Dublin: The National Children’s Office.  download (983KB)

Nolan, A. (2005). Inclusion is everyone’s business: a demographic & socio-economic profile of Dublin City. Dublin: Social Inclusion Unit. download

2004

Collins, C. (2004). Public health risks of cannabis use: epidemiological evidence. In M. Morgan (Ed). An Overview of Scientific and other Information on Cannabis. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Department of Health and Children. (2004). Strategic Task Force on Alcohol: second report September 2004. Dublin: Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children. download

Department of Health, National Children’s Office. (2004). Consultation document for a recreation policy for young people in Ireland. Dublin: Department of Health. download

Friel, S., & Conlon, C. (2004). Food poverty and policy. Dublin: Combat Poverty Agency.  download

McKenna, V., Barry, M. & Friel, S. (2004). Review of the National Health Promotion Strategy 2004. Centre for Health Promotion Studies, NUI Galway & Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children. download

Oireachtas. Joint Committee on Health and Children. (2004). Alcohol misuse by young people. Dublin: Oireachtas. Joint Committee on Health and Children.  download

The National Suicide Research Foundation. (2004). Young People’s Mental health: a report of the findings from the Lifestyle and Coping Study. Cork: National Suicide Research Foundation and Department of Epidemiology and Public Health, UCC. download

2003

Corrigan, D., & Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health. (2003). Facts about drug misuse in Ireland. Dublin: Department of Health.  download

Department of Health and Children. (2003). Quality and Fairness: a health system for you. Action plan progress Report 2003. Department of Health and Children, Dublin. download

Kelleher, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S., Corrigan, H., Nolan, G., Sixsmith, J., Walsh, O. & Cooke, M. (2003). Regional Results of The National Health and Lifestyle Surveys (II) Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN) and the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged children survey (HBSC). Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download (4.4MB)

Kelleher, C., Nic Gabhainn, S., Friel, S., Corrigan, H., Nolan, G., Sixsmith, J., Walsh, O. & Cooke, M. (2003). The National Health and Lifestyle Survey s (II) Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN) and the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged children survey (HBSC). Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download (1.52MB) 

National Advisory Committee on Drugs. (2003). An overview of cocaine use in Ireland. Dublin: The Stationery Office.  download

National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery. (2003). Agenda for the Future Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery. Dublin: National Council for the Professional Development of Nursing and Midwifery.  download

2002

Denyer, S. (2002). Get connected: developing an adolescent friendly health service. Dublin: National Conjoint Child Health Committee. download

Denyer, S. (2002). Get connected: developing an adolescent friendly health service: Reports from working groups. Dublin: National Conjoint Child Health Committee. download

Department of Health and Children. (2002). Strategic Task Force on Alcohol: Interim report May 2002. Dublin: Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children. download

Forum on Fluoridation. (2002). Forum on Fluoridation 2002. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Irish Heart Foundation’s Council on Nutrition, The National Heart Alliance & The European Heart Health Initiative. (2002). Preventing cardiovascular disease: statement on childhood nutrition: a resource for health professionals. Dublin: Irish Heart Foundation. download

Layte, R., Russell, H., & McCoy, S. (2002). The economics and marketing of tobacco: an overview of the existing published evidence. Dublin: Economic and Social Research Institute. download

McGaffin, J., Mullen, J. & Sadlier, D. (2002). The Inaugural All Island Meeting on the Public Dental Services: Proceedings of a Symposium, February 2002. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation. download

2001

Dental Health Foundation Ireland. (2001). Strategic 5 year initiative. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation.  download

Department of Health and Children. (2001). Quality and Fairness: a health system for you. Health Strategy. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Department of Tourism, Sport & Recreation. (2001). Building on Experience: National Drugs Strategy 2001-2008. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Dring, C., & Hope, A. (2001). The Impact of Alcohol Advertising on Teenagers in Ireland. Health Promotion Unit, Department of Health and Children, Dublin. download

Layte, R., Russell, H., & McCoy, S. (2001). The economics and marketing of tobacco in Ireland: a literature review for the Office of Tobacco Control. Dublin: Office of Tobacco Control. download

Moran, R., O’Brien, M., Dillon, L. & Farrell, E., with Mayock, P. (2001). Overview of Drug Issues in Ireland 2000: A Resource Document. Dublin: The Health Research Board. download

National Nutrition Surveillance Centre. (2001). Oral health in disadvantaged schools in the Eastern Region. Dublin: Dental Health Foundation.  download

2000

Department of Health and Children. (2000). Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer 1999. Department of Health and Children, Dublin. download

Department of Health and Children. (2000). The National Children’s Strategy: Our Children –Their Lives. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Department of Health and Children. (2000). The National Health Promotion Strategy 2000-2005. Department of Health and Children, Dublin. download

O’Brien, A., Moran, R., & O.Brien, M. (2000). Annotated Bibliography of Drug Misuse in Ireland. Dublin: The Health Research Board.  download

Office of Chief Medical Officer (2000). The Health of Our Children: Annual report of the Chief Medical Officer 2000. Office of the Chief Medical Officer, Dublin. download

Tobacco Free Policy Review Group. (2000). Towards a Tobacco Free Society. Tobacco Free Policy Review Group, Dublin. download

1999

Burke, S. (1999). Youth as a resource: promoting the health of young people at risk.  Dublin: Department of Health and Children.  download

Cardiovascular Health Strategy Group. (1999). Building healthier hearts: the report to the Cardiovascular Health Strategy Group. Dublin: The Stationery Office.  download

Conlon, C. (1999). Women – the picture of health: a review of research on women’s health in Ireland. Dublin: The Women’s Health Council.  download

Friel, S., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (1999). The National Lifestyle Surveys: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN) and the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged children survey (HBSC). Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download(890KB) 

Friel, S., Nic Gabhainn, S. & Kelleher, C. (1999). Regional results from the National Lifestyle Surveys: Survey of Lifestyle, Attitudes and Nutrition (SLÁN) and the Irish Health Behaviour in School-aged children survey (HBSC). Dublin: Department of Health and Children. download (4KB) 

Information Management Unit, Department of Health and Children. (1999). Health Statistics 1999. Dublin: The Stationery Office. download

Oireachtas Joint Committee on Health and Children. (1999). A national anti-smoking strategy: a report on health and smoking. Dublin: Department of Health and Children.  download

Oral Health Services Research Centre & Dental Health Foundation, Ireland. (1999). Oral Health in Ireland. Dublin: Department of Health and Children.  download