EMN Ireland, the Irish National Contact Point (NCP) of the European Migration Network, has been located at the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI) since 2003. The ESRI has been involved in migration related research since its inception in 1960.
Among a variety of migration research projects the ESRI is responsible for the Irish reports to SOPEMI and the OECD Continuous Reporting System on Migration. These reports have been produced on an annual basis since 1994. Other ESRI research has investigated the impact of immigrants on economic growth, average earnings and the distribution of earnings and the occupational attainment of immigrants.
EMN Ireland staff members are:
Alan Barrett, Director
Emma Quinn, National Programme Coordinator
Corona Joyce, Senior Policy Officer
Elaine Byrne, Information Assistant
- Egle Gusciute, Research Assistant