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.


Looking forward to welcoming the road trip project to Ireland later this month. @ESF_Ireland @eurireland @SouthernAssembl #EUinmyregion.

⁦@Ballaghaderree1⁩ Sports Day next Monday the 12th in the Community Park in ⁦@BealachanDoirin⁩ #EUinmyregion #EUinBallaghderreen

@RyanInstitute @nuigalway Another #HUGE thank you to our speakers - Ciarán Ó hÓgartaigh from @nuigalway ,@Brendan_Mooney from @NWAssembly , Jón Björn Skúlason from @IcelandicNew, Patrick Cnubben from @newenergyco , @FedericoZenith from @SINTEF, Dr Pau Farràs, presenting @SEAFUEL_EU

Signing our ⁦@TRINNO_project⁩ action plan today, the plan looks at ways of promoting competitiveness in the traditional sectors through digital innovation ⁦@West_BIC⁩ ⁦@interregeurope⁩ #EUinmyregion

All set for Atlantic area training workshop in tullamore court hotel ⁦@AtlanticArea⁩ #Euinmyregion

Join our Team – We have a vacancy for an Assistant Staff Officer in our Ballaghaderreen HQ ⁦@BealachanDoirin⁩ ⁦@SouthernAssembl⁩ ⁦@EMRAssembly⁩ ⁦@ESF_Ireland⁩ #EUinmyregion

Cllr. Frank McBrearty, Chair of Lifford Stranorlar MD has been elected Chair of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly's Border Strategic Planning Area Committee for Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Sligo and Monaghan. For more on the NWRA check out:

If you missed yesterdays @HUGE_Project_EU launch in @nuigalway you can watch it here
@NPA2014_2020 #hydrogen @NWAssembly

Brendan Mooney from the North Western Regional Assembly talking us through the role of European Funding and the @NPA2014_2020 #HUGE19

Brendan Mooney of the North Western Regional Assembly talks us through the structure of the HUGE project. #HUGE19 @SEAFUEL_EU @HUGE_Project_EU

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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.