The Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA) is one of three Regional Assemblies in the Republic of Ireland. We work with key stakeholders at EU, national, regional and local level to accelerate and optimise effective regional development.

We have three inter-related functional areas, that can develop our region best

  1. BETTER PLACES  – policy making, monitoring / oversight and promoting enhanced co-ordination in our Region through the implementation of our Regional Spatial and Economic Strategy
  2. COMPETITIVENESS – optimise EU policy and funding instruments for regional / local development priorities
  3. COLLABORATION – engage with innovative research partnerships and regional based networks to accelerate priorities identified in the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies

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Greenways continues to make progress in #Ireland with the support of European Interreg funds.👏👏
Good continuation! 🚴‍♀️🚶‍♀️🚴‍♂️ @EUinmyRegion @NWAssembly @OurWay18 @interregeurope https://twitter.com/NWGreenway/status/1281150420560248833

Want to know what EU funding can do for you? Through the @AtlanticArea programme, it’s brought to life the Trail Gazers Project in Donegal. #MadeWithInterreg #EUInMyRegion #EUlocal http://bit.ly/2HH2mku

Bringing art from the workspace in rural areas to the wider world has always been a challenge but the Creative Edge Project, led by @WDCInsights and funded by the ERDF, has helped bring artists’ works to a global audience. #euinmyregion #CreativeMoment http://bit.ly/2Mqehrt

Spent time lately analysing some of our strongest knowledge partnerships in supply chain mgt, digital transformation, blockchain, sustainable transport, conservation, agri and renewables @NWAssembly @InterregDEVISE @EUREGAproject @podevine @Brendan_Mooney Credit @NoelBallantyne

See how funding from the European Regional Development Fund has made the Sail Cool Route into a significant success story.
#EUInMyRegion #MadeWithInterreg http://bit.ly/2X4tmPY

Find out more about the role of @eurireland and #HaveYourSayOnEurope with @gerardkiely3 Head of the European Commission Representation in Ireland. Part 2 to follow. Thanks to Barry @EDinBlanch for the interviews. 🇮🇪🇪🇺@eurireland @emireland @NWAssembly @kshaughs99 https://twitter.com/EDinBlanch/status/1277542753761665025

In response to COVID-19 restrictions, Galway City Council has introduced innovative ways of engaging in public feedback. For the proposed Salmon Weir Pedestrian & Cycle bridge, the design team have developed a virtual information room. #YourCouncilDay

https://virtualengage.arup.com/salmon-weir/

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With the help of ERDF, Dr Aonghus McNabola and a group of colleagues from @tcddublin have been working on a programme to help save energy dependency in water networks. #energyrecovery #EUInMyRegion #MadeWithInterreg http://bit.ly/2M0Q1Mc

Galway City Council is inviting members of the public to learn more about the proposed Salmon Weir Pedestrian & Cycle bridge. The design team have developed a virtual information room, where the public can read about the project: https://virtualengage.arup.com/salmon-weir/

#ProjectIreland2040 #ERDF

A tourism project funded through the @AtlanticArea programme is showing off Mayo’s Greenway on a cycle route from Scandinavia to Spain. #EuroVelo1 #MadeWithInterreg #EUInMyRegion http://bit.ly/2waW7yO

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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.