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.


⚡️ EU Project Officer vacancy ⚡️ Deadline is approaching fast, don't miss you opportunity to join #EMRA team 🇮🇪🇪🇺 #EMRA2030 #jobs #makeadifference

Delighted to welcome ⁦@MariaWalshEU⁩ to our little corner of the ploughing championships today #Euinmyregion ⁦@ESF_Ireland⁩ ⁦@EUFunds_Ireland⁩ ⁦@SouthernAssembl⁩ ⁦@eurireland⁩

Project Ireland 2040 - Strengthening Rural Ireland Forum with ⁦@MichaelRingFG⁩ ⁦@JPPhelan⁩ and ⁦@DavidMintonDire⁩ about to start in the Government of Ireland Tent at the #NationalPloughingChampionships #Euinmyregion

Thank you to Eabha & Michaela Kelly from Carlow who popped in to the #EU tent this morning to treat us to some music!!! #Cousins #SeriousTalent #EUPloughing #EUinmyRegion 🇮🇪🇪🇺 @SouthernAssembl @NWAssembly @EUFunds_Ireland @eurireland @EPinIreland @EUinmyRegion

Ploughing this year? Can’t be ploughing without discussing rural matters. Delighted to be joining colleagues and @MichaelRingFG and @JPPhelan in Project Ireland tent... join the discussion there or online @Ire2040 @LeoVaradkar #Ploughing19

Find out about #EU, #consumer rights and more - row 19 stand 424
#euandme #Ploughing19 #NationalPloughingChampionships

@eurireland @ESF_Ireland @NWAssembly @EnterInnov

We are back again today in the EU Tent on Row 20.. Drop in to say hello and find out more about Ireland's #ESI Funds. We are here with our friends from the #ERDF and the #EMFF. #Ploughing19 #EUPloughing #EUinmyRegion 🇮🇪🇪🇺


Team #EUINMYREGION at your service! The #erdf #esf & #emff EU funds are busy telling their stories of EU funding at the #ploughing19. Visit us at the EU tent today & tomorrow!

Great day ahead for Day 2 of the #NationalPloughingChampionships at #Carlow. Come and see us in Block 2, Row 19 Stand 424. @NWAssembly

Non stop today in the @eurireland and @EPinIreland tent! Thanks to all who came to visit us!! #ESF #ERDF #EMFF Cant wait to do it all again tomorrow! #Ploughing2019 #EUPloughing #EUinmyRegion 🇮🇪🇪🇺🌞

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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.