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Northern Periphery and Arctic 7th Call

“On Friday 5th July the SEUPB and the NWRA held a joint information seminar in the Cavan Crystal Hotel highlighting the Northern Periphery and Arctic’s 7th and final call for funding. During the seminar both Brendan Mooney (NWRA) and Declan McGarrigle (SEUPB) updated the attendees on the 7th Call and where the programmes were at […]


It is understandable that government tries to solve regional problems with central government programmes. When the only tool you have is a hammer, every problem looks like a nail. But not according to Cllr Declan McDonnell from Tara Grove, Wellpark, Galway who recently was elected as the new Cathaoirleach of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly. […]

An insight to the Nordic Diet

Delegates from the North and West of Ireland attended a Knowledge Exchange visit in Kuopio Finland.  The delegation which included, Brendan Mooney (NWRA), Patrick Devine (NWRA) Suzanne Seery (Dietitian, Croí, Heart and Stroke Charity), Lisa Corbett (Senior Community Nutritionist at the HSE) and Elaine Donohue (manager at the Bia Innovator Campus in Athenry) travelled as […]

The Church Street Enhancement Project in Athlone is now complete

The project which cost over 4 million euro is part funded by the European Regional Development Fund and is one of 7 sustainable urban development projects funded under the 2014-2020 Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme. The work looks to revitalise the heart of Athlone’s central shopping area by creating an attractive and vibrant […]

Trinno Project Partner Meeting

The TRINNO Projects’ (Business ecosystem for TRadition and INNOvation) partners including the NWRA, Wetbic, Leitrim County Council and Roscommon County Council gathered for an Interregional Workshop  Learning Event in Florence, Italy. Hosting partner and Lead Partner of TRINNNO project Arezzo Innovazione organised the open conference on Industrial Modernisation and Interregional Cooperation. The conference was organized […]