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A report launching today details the key findings from a two-year long research project exploring the experiences of transgender and gender diverse (TGD) youth in second-level schools in Ireland. The study was co-funded by the Irish Research Council and Marie Skłowdowska-Curie Actions as part of the “Collaborative Research Fellowships for a Responsive and Innovative Europe” (CAROLINE) programme. The research was a collaboration between the School of Education, University of Limerick and Transgender Equality Network Ireland (TENI). The project team consisted of Dr Ruari-Santiago McBride (Research Fellow), Dr Aoife Neary (Principal Investigator and Academic Mentor), Dr Breda Gray (Consultative Academic Mentor) and Vanessa Lacey (Secondment Mentor).

The full report is available here: https://ulir.ul.ie/handle/10344/9133

This short video outlines some of the key findings of the report: https://youtu.be/u3xKAfsDMf4