Entries by NWRA Admin

Join our Team: GIS Project Manager Grade V

The Northern & Western Regional Assembly is recruiting for the following post: GIS Project Manager (Grade V) Fixed Term Contract – 3 Years The GIS Project Manager shall primarily assist in the delivery of a project, funded as part of the EU Atlantic Area InterReg Programme, which has the NWRA as one of eight partner Bodies, […]


View our short video hearing from Entrepreneur of the Year Harry Hughes, Mary Rodgers (Portershed) and Adrian Weckler (INM).

MARIE Project up and running

MARIE, an interregional project was born from a desire among partners to convert debate on Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI) into tools for regional development. MARIE hit the ground running with a kick off meeting being held in February. The five-year project was approved for a grant of €1.9m by Interreg Europe Programme late last […]

Help Us Build a Smart Region

Are we Smart? Some of the world’s most innovative solutions exist in our region; across energy, healthcare, industry, commerce, buildings, communities & many more. SMARTPLACES is a project with big ambitions. A collaborative project ‘Smart Places’ between the Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA), the Western Development Commission (WDC), and the Insight Centre (NUI Galway). We […]

‘Rural Ireland’ is far from dead – and has the potential to become an economically powerful region

‘Rural Ireland’ is far from dead – and has the potential to become an economically powerful region ‘Rural Ireland’ could lead the emergence of vibrant new economies Re-imagine the future of Rural Ireland at the ONE Region: ONE Vision conference on December 8 Debates on entrepreneurship, population loss, jobs, wealth and connectivity Speakers include ESRI […]

Interreg Northern Periphery & Arctic Programme ‘ASCENT’ Project Launch

With over 30,000 visitors to Errigal mountain during the summer of 2016, the need for an environmentally sustainable approach to allow for the responsible enjoyment of the mountain is a clear focus of the ASCENT project which was launched on Thursday morning (20th Oct 2016) at Dun Lùiche by Cathaoirleach Cllr Terence Slowey. The launch […]