Current news at the IQDA


New data from Growing Up in Ireland: Qualitative data from Wave 1 at 9 months is now available. Visit our project page for Growing Up in Ireland here
Announcement: DCU 7th Qualitative Research Summer School 2014, School of Nursing and Human Sciences, Dublin City University, Tuesday 6th May to Friday 9th May inclusive.

IQDA Teaching Resources on
The IQDA have developed a collection of audio and transcript interview excerpts that can be used to provide compelling empirical examples for classroom discussion and analysis. Listen to clips here or visit us at

Future collection: Magdelene Institutions: Recording an Archival and Oral History conducted at the UCD Women's Studies Centre, transcripts will be deposited with IQDA

New IQDA project: Irish Lifetimes demonstrator project for the Digital Repository of Ireland

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