The Northern and Western Regional Assembly is crafting a vision for our region that is vibrant, connected, natural, inclusive and smart. Simply we have three clear objectives. The NWRA is working to create BETTER PLACES by adopting best practice in international spatial and economic development. Achieving COMPETITIVENESS by optimising EU and exchequer funding and harnessing the strengths of our ‘place’, through COLLABORATION.


Have an 💡idea on how to bring about concrete solutions for #resource-efficiency and #innovation in 🇪🇺North-West Europe area? The 9th call for Interreg NWE Europe is now published. More details available here ➡️
@EMRAssembly @SouthernAssembl @NWAssembly

Very interesting and challenging presentation today from @DavidMintonDire on the draft Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy @ITSligo #Competitiveness #Connected #Collaboration #NorthernAndWesternRegionalAssembly

Very useful & informative discussion on future of #Atlantic Strategy in light of ongoing review and progress of negotiations on future #Interreg funding programmes with input from @EU_Regional & @EU_MARE @Atlantic_Arc @NWAssembly @CPMR_Europe @EUAtlantic

Congratulations to the selected Irish municipalities! Full list of Irish beneficiaries available here: Second call announced for early 2019 - stay tuned! #WiFi4EU #connected @EMRAssembly @NWAssembly @SouthernAssembl

Final day of our Inform network meeting and looking forward to seeing first hand how EU funding is helping to create a bright future for everyone ⁦@NWAssembly⁩ ⁦@ESF_Ireland⁩ ⁦@SouthernAssembl⁩ #euinmyregion #inform #cohesionpolicy

#CoRplenary #Brexit debate with @MichelBarnier where Cllr Enda Stenson #Leitrim outlined the concerns of #Border Counties & the negative impact on #Agriculture and #Food of a no-deal Brexit and reinforced the need for the #Backstop

#thistimeimvoting 🇮🇪🇪🇺
@eurireland @EPinIreland @NWAssembly @SouthernAssembl

Country team discussions happening now at the #INFORM and #INIO networks meeting


In @Madbrussels with @NWAssembly for the joint INIO & INFORM meeting of communication officers. Looking forward to a very exciting and busy agenda. 🇮🇪🇪🇺 #EUinmyRegion #CohesionPolicy @EU_Social @EUinmyRegion @EUFunds_Ireland

Sincere thanks to Minister @HHumphreysFG for supporting the launch of EER Ambassador Book and launching @iuc_lac project @EnterInnov

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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.


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


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.