Migrants walk near the Eurotunnel rail terminal in Coquelles near the northern French port of Calais. The European Union is offering funds and aid to help France cope with growing numbers. Photograph:  Francois Lo Presti/AFP/Getty Images.

The European Union is offering funds and aid to help France cope with growing numbers of migrants near the northern city of Calais. It comes as thousa(...)

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The Athens Stock Exchange (ASE) plunged by 22.8 percent in just 90 minutes after reopening after a five week closure on Monday. Video: REUTERS

Assistance was called after the pair got into difficulties while walking along the beach. File photograph: Colin Keegan, Collins Dublin.

A Coast Guard helicopter has rescued two people on Sandymount Strand on Monday afternoon after they became trapped by the rising tide. Assistance was (...)

(...) development for the local economy. “We have been working with stakeholders to achieve this outcome and we are(...)

People look on  as workers disassemble an elevator on the public beach near the Saudi King’s villa in the Golfe-Juan seaside resort in Vallauris, southeastern France, on Monday. Photograph: Valery hache/AFP/Getty Images.

(...) economy. But the closure of the public beach for privacy and security reasons stirred up a local storm(...)

Reports of an increase in the number of seagulls coming inland to forage for food may be due to a new EU rules on the discarding of fish, the chairman of a fisherman’s group has said. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times.

Reports of an increase in the number of seagulls coming inland to forage for food may be due to a new EU rules on the discarding of fish, the chairman(...)

The aftermath of the  Easter Rising: its legacy was not only inspiring but helped to shape the nation Ireland is today. Photograph: Topical Press Agency/Getty Images

(...) created by the recent conflict and the economic woes of an under-resourced and inward-looking economy(...)

(...) the market. The European Commission says the Greek economy will shrink by 2 to 4 per cent this year, a(...)

Michael Fennelly (left) in action for Kilkenny: interest in UCD’s 18-week postgraduate certificate in innovation, entrepreneurship and enterprise really picked up after Fennelly and other GAA players did the programme.Photograph: ©inpho/james crombie

Are innovative people born that way or can you learn how to become more innovative? Brendan Byrne is a strong believer in learning from the experience(...)

GradHow founders Stephen Duffy, Alan John Browne and Ben Chadwick. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Pressure-sensitive insoles, coffee that can increase memory and an esteem-building app for young people were just three of the six ideas for new busin(...)