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.


Want to access EU funding? Prepare applications? Become a partner? A long road shortened by @Brendan_Mooney and @GalwayTech this Nov/Dec with @IrishCollegeLVN in Brussels

Registration is now open for The 10th Annual Marine Economics and Policy Research Symposium, Nov 28th & 29th Galway 2019. Register & check out the agenda here: #marineeconomics #bluegrowth
@Whitaker_Inst @atlanticmoses @nuigalway

The time is finally here for the #REGIOSTARS Final! Wishing the #ESF co-funded @WISEProject1 the best of luck tonight! Also sending lots of luck to the other Irish finalists, @CAWTCrossBorder Community Paramedic Project and @eMHReform mental health project #EURegionsWeek 🇮🇪🇪🇺

Conall McGettigan speaking at the session on Interreg Cross Border projects and sustainable transport at the @EuTransportConf 2019 in Dublin #etcdublin2019


#Galway2020 and the @NWAssembly hosted the European launch of the Galway 2020 official programme at a special event held in Brussels last night.


Thanks to @EUinmyRegion team for selecting our picture of the Irish #Greenways and helping us in the dissemination of #OurWayProject creating these wonderful #postcards
@interregeurope @NWAssembly @EuropeDirectRMu @GreenwaysEurope

David Maxwell @MonaghanCoCo @NWAssembly being interviewed by @SkyNews

The @SouthernAssembl Members met with @PhilHoganEU during #EURegionsWeek


Wonderful to have @MaireadMcGMEP 1st VP of @Europarl_EN launch a discussion chaired by @DavidMintonDire on #Regionaldevelopment and #Culture as part of #EUregionsweek #galway2020 @EU_CoR #CapitalofCulture

This fantastic team will be working together until January 2023 to best adapt #innovation policies to support #smartspecialisation in the manufacturing sector as a result of the emergence of INDUSTRY 4.0! Know us: #DigitalRegions

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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.