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Paula Mayock, Sarah Parker
This longitudinal research study followed 40 young people over a two-year period in order to examine the factors, experiences and circumstances that impact their homeless and housing situations over time. Ten family members also participated in the...
Paula Mayock, Sarah Parker
This publication documents the findings of a qualitative longitudinal study of youth homelessness in Ireland. Initiated in 2013, the research aimed to ‘track’ homeless young people over time in order to more fully understand their trajectories...
Paula Mayock, Sarah Sheridan, Sarah Parker
This paper examines the experiences of women in Ireland who have lengthy homeless histories with specific attention to the cycles of movement associated with their continued homelessness. The research, which integrated biographical interviewing and...
Paula Mayock, Sarah Parker, Sarah Sheridan
This report presents a detailed analysis of women’s experiences of homelessness in Ireland and pays particular attention to their interactions with, and patterns of movement through, homeless and other service systems. It draws on selected data from...
Paula Mayock, Sarah Parker, Andrew Murphy
This report documents the findings of a qualitative study of homeless young people in Dublin and Cork. The research set out to generate in-depth knowledge and understanding of the life experiences of homeless or ‘out of home’ young people and their...
Paula Mayock, Sarah Parker, Andrew Murphy
This paper presents findings from biographical interviews with seventeen migrant women who are part of a larger study of homelessness among women in Ireland. It specifically aims to explore the relationship between the experience of gender-based...
“Youth homelessness” refers to the situation and experience of young people between the ages of 13 and 24 who are living independently of parents and/or caregivers, but do not have the means or ability to acquire a stable, safe or consistent...