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.


Supporting 200 new research posts in our 3rd level institutions, over 3,500 new SME’s, improving the energy efficiency of 10,000 homes and hopefully by the end of the programme we will see over 140,000 new homes provided with modern Broadband services through the NBP @NWAssembly

The Basque Maritime Forum participating as an exhibitor in the World Maritime Week Fair in Bilbao and also sharing information and good practice from the MOSES project. ⁦@AtlanticArea⁩ ⁦@FOROMARITIMOVAS⁩ ⁦@SEMRU_NUIG⁩ @

2019 is a strategically important year for the Northern & Western Regional Assembly. Have a look at our high level work programme for the year ahead. #EUInMyRegion

#OnThisDay in 1986, the Single European Act was signed.
It revived the European project, completing the internal market,
enhancing its role in environment, research and social policy.
The Act also increased the European Parliament’s legislative power.

NWRA is continually looking at mechanisms to accelerate competitiveness of our emerging tech sector @ERNACT Devise

Michael McGrath from the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform outlining plans for EU Cohesion Policy post 2020 to our Assembly #EuInMyRegion

Abierto (hasta el 28/02) el procedimiento de adquisición y contratación por concurso público para una subcontratación de prestación de servicios en el marco del proyecto MOSES.


Some regions are red
Some regions are blue
We help them all grow
With help from EU

#EUBudget #ValentinesDay

Some great coverage of our meeting "Helping #towns and #villages drive #rural revival in the #EuropeanUnion". Thanks #Leitrim #Mohill and @LoughRynnCastle for the amazing welcome, now we need to take forward agenda for #SmartVillages #RuralDevelopment #EUlocal #MFF @LeitrimToday

We’re voting in the European elections on 23-26 May 2019. Are you? #ThistimeImvoting via @Europarl_EN

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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.