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This year
Under one roof: We want to hear your stories of adults living with their parents
We want to find out how young adults feel about living at home, and what it’s like for parents whose adult children haven’t flown the nest yet – here’s how you can take part.
Census 2022: Over half a million adults living with parents
61% of adults aged 20-24 lived at home with their parents in 2022.
Ireland among EU countries with the biggest increase in young adults living with their parents
A report by
David MacRedmond
For Ireland, the increase in this area was significantly higher than most of the EU.
All time
'People can’t wait any longer': Increase in young Irish people living with parents among highest in Europe
The share of young adults aged 25-29 living with their parents in Ireland has increased from 36.0% in 2007 to 47.2% in 2017.
'I've got my life back because of this' - Calls to support older people living in their own homes
Alone wants €84.5 million a year for 10 years.
13 things only people who lived at home in college will understand
So many “When will you be home?” texts. So many.
Students could save almost €4k if they stay at home with mum and dad
The DIT Cost of Living Guide says student living costs are over €8,000.
8 undeniable downsides to still living at home with your parents
As long as you live under my roof…
Column: It can be a crowded nest when you still live at home with your parents
Due to ongoing economic problems the option of leaving the family home to start your own independent life is increasingly being put on the long finger, writes Tony Moore.