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.


“A gastronomic adventure!” @interregeurope @NWAssembly #EUREGAPROJECT @AnjavanHout

The first postcards have been sent to their respective projects! 😃
If you are a project co-financed by the EU Regional Development Fund or Cohesion Fund and would like to receive a free set of postcards, send your best photo of your project! 😉
#EUinmyRegion #ERDF #FEDER


We have a temporary vacancy for 12 months, to be filled on Secondment basis. The vacancy is for a Corporate Programme Executive Grade 6 post. Deadline for applications 5pm on Tuesday 7th August. This competition is confined to the Common Recruitment Pool

@Seatrails1 NWRA getting an insight into our ‘Natural Environment’ and the value of minding our resources. Guided by our own expert #strandhillmoments @NWAssembly @SligoFoodTrail

Irish Trinno Project working on our action plan to help the artisan food sector and planning for the upcoming knowledge exchange ⁦@TRINNO_project⁩ ⁦@LEORoscommon⁩ ⁦@LeoLongford⁩ ⁦@West_BIC⁩ ⁦@interregeurope⁩

#DEVISEproject brings together 10 partners from 8 regions working together to exploit the potential that #digital tech #SMEs have as an enabler for the competitiveness of other SMEs. Check out who our partners are here:

IDA Ireland delivering again in the regions @IDANorthWest @IDAIRELAND @MartinDShanahan Congrats to @donegalcouncil and @johnnnugent

Cllr Patsy O’Brien passing on the chain for 2018/2019 to Cllr Seamus Coyle from Monaghan. Very timely appointment to have a border representative and committed politician in the Chair of the NWRA @MayoDotIE @MonaghanCoCo @MonaghanLEO @NWAssembly


Councilor Seamus Coyle from Monaghan is our new Cathaoirleach

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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.