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Name of resource
A Study of Young Carers in the Irish Population Briefing note
Author details
Fives, A., Kennan, D., Canavan, J., Brady, B. and Cairns, D. Office of the Minister for Children and Youth Affairs.
Format - key words
briefing paper
Who is the audience/target group?
policy makers; professionals; support organisations
What is the main purpose of the resource?
research dissemination, education, awareness raising
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Why was the resource developed?
The purpose of this independently peer-reviewed study was to examine mechanisms through which young carers in Ireland can be identified, to investigate the impact of caring on their lives and to examine ways in which they can be assisted.