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.


Ever wondered what can be achieved with EU funding? @CURAMdevices was only launched in 2015 and it’s now a global hub for MedTech. @UCC @IrishRegions_EU @EUFunds_Ireland #EUinMyRegion

Did you know that @loughkeyforestp has the only tree-canopy walk in Ireland? EU funding has helped the park grow more attractions, offering visitors a world of wonder and adventure. @EUFunds_Ireland @eurireland @ESF_Ireland
#EUinmyregion #EUlocal

The commission warned there was a risk the pandemic could worsen inequality between different regions of the State, and advised that investment would be needed to counter this @NWAssembly

The ⁦@NPA2014_2020⁩ has launched a Covid-19 Call to mobilise its expert community to build on the extensive ehealth experience and submit project applications addressing the multiple challenges posed by this health crisis, more details on our website

Catch up with our May Newsletter which looks at the impact of Covid-19 restrictions on our regional economy, innovative health responses led by our partners, examines the collective EU response & highlights some innovative research underway #EUinmyregion

Ever visited Clara Bog? You can experience over 10,000 years of history here thanks to its award-winning €2.1 million visitor centre.
#EUinmyRegion #eulocal

Our next #MosesMapsForMay is the percentage growth/decline in sea & coastal freight 2013 – 2015 #bluegrowth #sustainability
@Ifremer_fr @PlanQUB @SEMRU_NUIG @NWAssembly @aztitecnalia @upvehu @CiimarUp @FOROMARITIMOVAS ⁦⁦@AtlanticArea⁩

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 Aistritheoirí Óga🇪🇺🇮🇪 competition!🏆

The competition for young translators is a joint @EU_Commission & Irish🇮🇪 Government initiative.

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@bpiarsach @laurelhillsec @coliosagain @translatores @deptahg

Celebrate #IMD2020 with a quiz - and you might win a prize 🧺of 🇪🇺 goodies 🎉 @Europarl_GA @EurodeskIreland @eurireland @EPinIreland @NWAssembly @CEDCultureIE @EDinBlanch @EDICSligo @emireland @NMIreland @PatriaMcWalter @irishmuseums #EUinmyRegion

No one should be scared to walk down the street holding hands with a loved person. Europe will always stand up for your fundamental rights and freedoms. We are a Union of equals: @VeraJourova

#IDAHOT2020 #EU4LGBTI #UnionOfEquality🇪🇺🏳️‍🌈

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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.