Entries by Maeve Doyle

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 […]

Interreg North West Europe Call 9 Opens: Deadline 14th June 2019

Interreg North West Europe Programme ninth call for project proposals is now open.  The deadline for Step 1 applications is Friday 14th June 2019.  The application form and support documents are now available online. The current call for proposals is only open to priority 1 and priority 3 of the NWE Programme. The Programme is […]

Food is Culture ‘Out West’

Regional cuisine is cuisine based upon local influences. Regional cuisines may vary based upon resources, varying climates, cooking traditions and practices, and cultural differences. With an abundance of artisan producers, incredible natural ingredients, vibrant farmers’ markets and award-winning restaurants, it’s no wonder Galway, West of Ireland is the first region in Ireland awarded the status […]

Young Ireland Programme 2018

While storm Ali raged on in Ireland, our colleague Maeve spent the week participating in the Young Ireland Programme 2018 in North Queensferry near Edinburgh in Scotland. Delegates participating in the programme came from both Ireland and Scotland from organisations ranging from Coillte to the Department of the Taoiseach, The Department of Culture, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, the […]