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Income Adequacy and Quality of Life in Older Age: Evidence from the First Three Waves of The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing

by Irene Mosca, Sanna Nivakoski




Technical Report


Cohort maintenance strategies used by The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

by Orna Donoghue, Margaret Foley, Rose Anne Kenny






Transport patterns in community-dwelling adults aged 50 years and over in Ireland

by Orna Donoghue, Joanna Orr, Siobhan Leahy, Rose Anne Kenny






Health and Wellbeing: Active Ageing for Older Adults in Ireland. Evidence from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing

Key Findings

Full Report



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Sexual activity in the over 50s population in Ireland

by Joanna Orr, Christine McGarrigle, Rose Anne Kenny




Healthcare Entitlement Report


Changes in Public Healthcare Entitlement and Healthcare Utilisation among the Older Population in Ireland

by Anne Nolan, Yuanyuan Ma, Patrick Moore




Accommodation Report


Housing conditions of Ireland's older population: Implications for physical and mental health

by Joanna Orr, Siobhan Scarlett, Orna Donoghue, Christine McGarrigle






The impact of frailty on public health nurse service utilisation: Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

by Lorna Roe, Aisling O'Halloran, Charles Normand, Catriona Murphy






Walking To Wellbeing: Physical Activity, Social Participation and Psychological Health in Irish adults aged 50 years and Older

by Orna Donoghue, Matthew O'Connell, Rose Anne Kenny





Amber Cross Code Report

Amber Cross Code: Walking speed in middle-aged and older Irish adults and the implications for pedestrian traffic signals

by Orna Donoghue, Rose Anne Kenny






Nursing Services Report

Demographic and health profile of older adults utilising public health nursing services in Ireland: Findings from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing (TILDA)

by Catriona Murphy






Migration Report

A New Look at the Recession and Irelandís Older People: The Emigration of Adult Children and the Mental Health of their Parents

by Irene Mosca and Alan Barrett






Obesity Report

Obesity in an Ageing Society: Implications for Health, Physical Function and Health Service Utilisation

by Siobhan Leahy, Anne Nolan, Jean O’ Connell & Rose Anne Kenny





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The Over 50s in a Changing Ireland: Economic Circumstances, Health and Well-Being

Key Findings

Full Report



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Profile of the Sandwich Generation and Intergenerational Transfers in Ireland

by Christine McGarrigle & Rose Anne Kenny





Healthcare Utilisation Report


Patterns and Determinants of Health Care Utilisation in Ireland

by Aoife McNamara, Charles Normand & Brendan Whelan





Polypharmacy Report


Polypharmacy in Adults Over 50 in Ireland: Opportunities for Cost Saving and Improved Healthcare

by Kathryn Richardson*, Patrick Moore*, Jure Peklar, Rose Galvin, Kathleen Bennett & Rose Anne Kenny

*joint first authors.



Pensions Report


Supplementary Pensions and the Income of Ireland’s Retirees

by Sanna Nivakoski and Alan Barrett





Carers' Report


Profile of Community-Dwelling Older People with Disability and Their Caregivers in Ireland

by Kamiya, Yumiko, Murphy, Catriona, Savva, George and Timonen, Virpi






Fifty Plus in Ireland 2011. First Results from The Irish Longitudinal Study on Ageing

Executive Summary (PDF 70KB)

Full Report (PDF 3,254KB)

Press Release (PDF 83KB)



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Design report



TILDA Design Report 2010






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