Figures released by Eurostat today reveal the rates of employment for nationals, other EU residents, and non-EU residents of the 28 EU member states. Employment rates for citizens of other EU countries (68.6%) in Ireland are slightly higher than for Irish citizens (65.8%), according to 2013 figures, while non-EU residents in Ireland have an employment rate of 54.4%.
The European Commission is allocating an additional €2 million to respond to the worst Ebola outbreak ever recorded. This brings the Commission's aid to fight the Ebola epidemic in West Africa to €3.9 million.
Ireland is set to benefit to the tune of €3.7 million in EU funding for its transport networks. This funding is part of an overall investment of over €320 million covering 106 transport projects across the EU.