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EU Kids Online, Phase 2 and 3 (2011-14)

Funded under the EC Safer Internet Programme, EU Kids Online is a multinational research network that seeks to enhance knowledge of European children's online opportunities, risks and safety using multiple methods to map children's and parents' experience of the internet. The founding project of the initiative was a random stratified sample of 25,142 children aged 9-16 who use the internet, plus one of their parents, was interviewed during Spring/Summer 2010 in 25 European countries. A further phase of data collection is in preparation.

Final Report (Ireland): O’Neill, B., Grehan, S., & Ólafsson, K. (2011). Risks and safety for children on the internet: the Ireland report. LSE, London.  Available at:]

Other reports can be found here:

Bullying in a new ground: cyberbullying among 9-16 year olds in Ireland 

Cyberbullying Among 9-16 Year Olds in Ireland:

Children and The Internet in Ireland: Research and Policy Perspectives

Digital Literacy, Digital Opportunities