The Northern and Western Regional Assembly is playing a lead and transformative role in the success of our region. Our vision is to craft a creative, vibrant and low-carbon regional economy, by adopting international best practice in planning and development in order to create BETTER PLACES. Underpinning this approach is the commitment to enhancing COMPETITIVENESS through policies that build resilience and sustainability, working with our stakeholders to utilise EU & Exchequer funding. Achieving this will be done through a dedicated and principled approach to COLLABORATION.

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As part of our first event in the @NWAssembly #EER2018 series....is @Irelandwest at BOIWorkbench! ‘Once we get them in, they never go to Dublin’ - love it!

Northern & Western Regional Assembly today in Leinster House @EamonScanlonTD @daracalleary @eamonocuiv @fiannafailparty @GalwayCoCo @Galwaybayfmnews

What is a region without infrastructure & utilities??? Experts focusing on this region up until 2040 @Ire2040 #rses

2/2 108 regions incl @EMRAssembly @SouthernAssembl @NWAssembly already on board with #Regions4Cohesion campaign. #ERDF & #ESF investment into 🇮🇪 currently €3.25 million/week. Mood music in Brux around #CohesionPolicy is +positive. Commission consultation open until 8 March

Briefing Regional Oireachtas representatives on NPF & RSES

It's not the ocean that inspires; it is the vastness & unknown beyond. This has inspired people of the west of Ireland for generations .... Let's see what we can create in one weekend this April out in Achill @SWOutWest #vibrantregion

Getting room ready; Think tank on creating a low carbon, vibrant, connected and inclusive region @Irelandwest @Ire2040 @NWAssembly

Inspiring 'Places' and regions from around the world share one common thread.... Ambition. With our colleagues in NUIG & WDC we have our ambition. More info on https://t.co/LIL3VJ8vm6

Ireland West Airport had a record-breaking year as the airport's passenger numbers increased by 7pc or 48,000 to 733,869. How can your business benefit from that, and even create more demand for those routes... @Irelandwest https://t.co/zEtQdsx37Z

We spy @adrianweckler ! Real nice focus on the potential of the West and North West in the latest issue of @CouncilReviews and the recent @NWAssembly #oneregiononevision conference

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Better Places

Global economic conditions and national trends in population and employment changes are impacting our regions and communities in different ways. For the first time, Ireland will have integrated and aligned Planning Policy from local, to regional, to national.

Competitiveness

The Regional Assembly enhances the region’s competitiveness by managing the Border, Midland and Western (BMW) Regional Operational Programme 2014-202

Collaboration

The NWRA has a unique regional perspective. Stretching across eight counties and one city (9 local authorities), nearly 1 million people, 45,000 businesses and boasting over 65,000 3rd level students.