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The Skills Outlook Country Profile details key indicators to assess the extent to which Ireland is able to provide strong foundations for lifelong learning; promote effective transitions into further education, training and the labour market and engage adults in learning. It also evaluates the effect of the COVID-19 pandemic on adult learning and the labour market.
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Ireland has one of the highest levels of alcohol consumption – 12.9 litres of pure alcohol per capita per year, roughly equivalent to 2.6 bottles of wine or 5.0 litres of beer per week per person aged 15 and over. In addition, in Ireland, some population groups are at higher risk than others.
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This note provides a comprehensive overview of the extent to which laws in Ireland and OECD countries ensure equal treatment of LGBTI people, and of the complementary policies that could help foster LGBTI inclusion.
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This note presents selected findings based on the set of well-being indicators published in How's Life? 2020.
Ireland needs to prepare itself to meet rising pressures on public finances from an ageing population and significant external risks such as new EU-UK trade barriers post Brexit. Another important development could be future changes to the international tax rules, according to a new OECD report.