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.


Beautiful blue skies after a night of rain for today’s launch of Shannon Town Park! Co-funded by @ClareCoCo & the #erdf S&E Regional Programme 14-20 #euinmyregion


If you would like to create assets to combat global warming using renewable resources, join us by registering for our free info event.
@HUGE_Project_EU @nuigalway @Act_Renewables @NPA2014-2020

Got an electric bus to meeting this morning #AgroRes @NWAssembly

West Flanders’ 🇧🇪 expertise goes from local to the spotlight! Read the article about #DEVISEproject staff exchange in Belgium:

Looking forward to participating at the largest annual gathering of public comms experts in Europe this morning #EuroPCom ⁦@NWAssembly⁩ #EUinmyregion

Day 2 of the @InterregDEVISE project Staff Exchange in Kortrijk we got to visit @wearehangark a old railway station which had been converted into a modern incubator for start-up businesses


Great to engage with the Regional Assemblies @SouthernAssembl @NWAssembly @EMRAssembly & @ESRIDublin and get their perspectives & insights for our @EU_Commission @eurireland fact-finding, on the ground work on the #EuropeanSemester @EUinmyRegion @IrishRegions_EU


#DEVISEproject partners continue in Belgium! They are now learning more about the IMEC programme, led by Flanders, for transferring research and innovation to the industry!

Second day of the #DEVISEproject staff exchange visiting Hangar-K. A space for companies to work together and co-create design-based products


As part of the @InterregDEVISE staff exchange in Kortrijk, West Flanders we got to visit the Industrial Design Center at Howest University. The facilities at the Center can also be used by businesses as well as the students

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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.