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  • 21-September-2012

    English, Excel, 54kb

    Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Ireland

    Education at a Glance 2012: Key facts - Ireland

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  • 12-July-2012

    English

    Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Ireland 2012

    The IEA's 2012 review of Ireland's energy policies and programmes finds that Ireland has suffered a significant economic downturn, but remains committed to its ambitious energy targets to bring the country towards a low-carbon economy.  Ireland’s location at the edge of the Atlantic Ocean ensures one of the best wind and ocean resources in Europe, and Ireland has set the ambitious target of producing 40% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020. 

    Ireland is highly dependent on imported oil and gas.  While the push to develop renewable energies is commendable, this will result in an increased reliance on natural gas, as gas-fired power plants will be required to provide flexibility in electricity supply when wind power is unavailable.  With two-thirds of Ireland’s electricity already coming from gas-fired generation, this poses concerns with regard to gas security, particularly as 93% of its gas supplies come from a single transit point in Scotland.  In order to meet Ireland’s ambitious renewable targets and improve the island’s level of energy security, the country must successfully develop a range of gas and electricity infrastructure projects and market solutions while continuing to integrate its energy markets with regional neighbours.

    Ireland also has a pro-active energy efficiency policy, including a detailed National Energy Efficiency Action Plan outlining 90 measures and actions to be implemented in order to achieve the target of 20% energy savings in 2020.

    This review analyses the energy-policy challenges currently facing Ireland, and provides sectoral studies and recommendations for the further policy improvements.  It is intended to help guide the country towards a more secure and sustainable energy future.
  • 2-January-2012

    English, Excel, 673kb

    Overcoming School Failure: Policies that Work - Ireland Country Report

    This project is organized to make the most of the OECD’s strengths—to provide a framework through which governments can compare experiences, seek responses to tackle common problems, and identify and share good practices.

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  • 7-décembre-2011

    Français

    Rétablir la viabilité budgétaire en Irlande

    La crise bancaire irlandaise, l’une des plus graves de la zone OCDE, et la récession qui l’a accompagnée ont lourdement pesé sur les finances publiques.

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  • 7-décembre-2011

    Français

    Des réformes structurelles pour lutter contre le chômage et rétablir la compétitivité en Irlande

    Après une récession d’une exceptionnelle gravité, l’économie irlandaise connaît une reprise tirée par les exportations. Néanmoins, le rythme de cette reprise est très variable d’un secteur à l’autre.

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  • 7-décembre-2011

    Français

    Profil statistique de l'Irlande

    Les profils statistiques par pays comprennent un grand choix d’indicateurs sur l’économie, l’éducation, l’énergie, l’environnement, l’aide étrangère, la santé, l’information et la communication, le travail, la migration, la R-D, les échanges et la société.

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  • 25-novembre-2011

    Français

    Surmonter la crise bancaire en Irlande

    L'Irlande se remet d'une crise bancaire d’une ampleur extrême née de l'exubérance excessive du crédit immobilier. Ces trois dernières années, le gouvernement a pris toute une série de mesures pour remédier à cette crise.

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  • 13-October-2011

    English

    International conference: Building quality jobs in the recovery (Dublin, Ireland)

    This international conference reviewed and drew lessons from successful past experiences and innovative solutions available today to identify how labour market policy, skills development and training policies can contribute to sustainable employment creation.

  • 28-juin-2011

    Français

    Éducation : La Corée sort première de la nouvelle enquête PISA de l’OCDE sur la culture numérique

    La Corée occupe la première place du classement de la nouvelle enquête PISA de l’OCDE qui évalue la façon dont les jeunes de 15 ans utilisent les ordinateurs et Internet pour apprendre. Viennent ensuite la Nouvelle-Zélande, l’Australie, le Japon, Hong-Kong – Chine et l’Islande.

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  • 24-June-2011

    English

    Government at a Glance 2011: Information by country

    These country notes contain over 50 indicators which compare the political and institutional frameworks of national governments as well as revenues and expenditures, employment, and compensation. They include a description of government policies on integrity, e-government and open government.

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