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Greenways, a Magnet for Growth

“Greenways are redefining the way our communities and people move. Greenways have the ability to connect urban and rural assets, communities & work places and also connect culture and natural heritage assets” according to OUR WAY Project Manager, Patrick Devine, who works in the Northern and Western Region. The Irish OURWAY Online Study Visit on […]

DEVISE Project Featured on Euronews

Euronews, “Europe’s number one news channel” which reaches 400million homes across 160 countries, has selected DEVISE project to be promoted through their ‘Smart Regions’ programme. The Smart Regions series visits “cities and towns where Cohesion Policy projects are reducing regional disparities and bringing real, tangible benefits to communities across the EU”. In reference to this […]

OURWAY Visits Waterford Greenway

2 DAY GREENWAY DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP AND LEARNING JOURNEY It was a dull and dreary day in Dungarvan, Co. Waterford but this did not impact on participation numbers for the 10km & 20km taster cycles along the stunning Waterford Greenway on day one of Fáilte Ireland’s Greenway development workshop and learning journey. Fáilte Ireland along with […]

DEVISE Project Staff Exchange – West Flanders

As part of the DEVISE project, stakeholders from Ireland (Enterprise Ireland, NUIG and Donegal County Council) attended a two-day knowledge exchange visit in West Flanders to learn about public sector supports and Universities which support the growth of ICT companies and SMEs with their digital transformation. The staff exchange was organised by project partner Voka – Chamber […]

The Future of Rural Retail in Sligo

The Future of Retail in Rural Sligo SARURE (Saving Rural Retail) South Sligo announces the first in a series of events for 2019 and 2020. All interested parties are welcome to attend the first evening in the Coach House Hotel in Ballymote on Wednesday, 13th November at 7.15pm.-8.30pm The event is free but registration is […]

North-West Europe – Making an Impact

                                                                                       NWE Making an Impact! The Interreg North-West Europe (NWE) programme is pleased to announce its first impact event on 4th and 5th December 2019, which will take place in Tourcoing (Lille agglomeration, Hauts-de-France) at La Chaufferie. Over a day and a half, this transnational event will focus on the results achieved by the 83 NWE projects funded so far, and […]

OURWAY Stakeholder Event

On the 11th June, the Irish regional stakeholder group for the OURWAY project met for the second time to discuss emerging best practices from Irish & European partner regions in Tubbercurry, Co. Sligo. The draft planning & economic strategy for Ireland (RSES – Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy) was also discussed in relation to the […]

Learning About Food Education in Barcelona

Last week, Ann Marie Heneghan from Mayo Abbey Cookery School and Amanda Mc Cloat from St. Angela’s college in Sligo visited Barcelona as part of an EU project to learn how Catalonia is promoting gastronomy in the education sector from pre-school through to university. The visit was part of Interreg project entitled ‘EUREGA’ which the […]

Interreg North-West Europe Joint Information Event hosted by SEUPB

Interreg North-West Europe Programme and Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) are hosting a joint application clinic on 16th April in Newry for potential applicants interested in applying under Call 9. Both the Interreg North-West Europe UK National Contact Point Filippo Compagni and the Irish National Contact Point Rita McGarvey will facilitate the one-to-one meetings which […]

OURWAY Project Visits Westport

This week saw the 2nd Steering Group Meeting & 1st Interregional Thematic Workshop of the OURWAY Project take place in Westport, Co. Mayo. OURWAY falls into Interreg Europe’s Environment & Resource Efficiency pillar and it focuses on preservatiOn and promotion of cUltural and natural heRitage through GreenWAYs. Partners and stakeholders from Ireland and across Europe […]