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.


Is your region ready to win the #European Entrepreneurial Region award for an ambitious #SME and #entrepreneurial strategy? Information day taking place Thursday, 17 January, to support interested cities & regions for the #EER2020. Find more info here 👉

Speaking at @cavancoco on the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies @NWAssembly @DenisKe85109347

Only a few months until the EU elections and the EU has always put scientific discovery to the forefront. If you are in the RDS this week, find out more at the #ThistimeImvoting stand ⁦@EPinIreland⁩ ⁦@ESF_Ireland⁩ ⁦⁦@SouthernAssembl⁩

Our ⁦@NPA2014_2020⁩ information seminar is currently underway in Ballaghaderreen ⁦@DonegalMaps⁩ ⁦@West_BIC⁩ ⁦@EMERGREENnpa⁩

Positive news for the Western Region in today's @Entirl End of Year Statement 2018. At +9% the #NorthWest had strongest growth in employment in EI clients, with +5% for #West & #MidWest regions. @ei_westregion @EnterInnov

#DEVISEproject announces its official launch for January 2019. Find out more:

The Local Enterprise Showcase at Showcase 2019 takes place at the RDS in Dublin from the 20 th to 23 rd January 2019 and will feature over 80 Local Enterprise Office clients from all across the...

🎂 I’m turning 20.
👛 I’m the 2nd most important global currency.
🌐 I'm used in over a 1/3 of transactions worldwide.
What am I? … 🤔
The euro! Today it’s my birthday! Let’s blow out my candles together and think about the future.🎈#EUROat20 #FutureofEurope

More public #transport, access to better #healthcare, reduced #energy bills, more #jobs, support & #solidarity to areas hit by natural disasters...and much more: this has been #EU #CohesionPolicy in 2018. We care about ALL citizens in ALL European regions & will continue in 2019!

Wishing everyone a happy and safe Christmas from the NWRA team. #EUInMyRegion ⁦@SouthernAssembl⁩ ⁦@ESF_Ireland⁩ ⁦@EMRAssembly⁩ ⁦@EU_Commission⁩ ⁦@eurireland⁩

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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.