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New Technological University in North West could deliver a €600m national economic impact

  Institution would drive up national economic output and support 3,000 jobs Enhanced investment in our higher education system is “essential” North West is underperforming in terms of innovation New research has confirmed the major contribution that a new Connacht Ulster Technological University could make to Ireland’s overall economy, with an estimated €600m boost through […]

Public Attitudes and Awareness of EU Funding in Ireland

We regularly reach out to see what our citizens think about Europe, membership of the European Union and the Impact of the various EU Funds. Your feedback helps us evaluate the impact of the funds and also allows us to improve how we tell the story of what the funds achieve in Ireland. Here you […]

ERDF co-funded Joe Bonner Link Road in Letterkenny Officially Opened

On Friday the 18th of June the Joe Bonner Link Road was officially opened. The Joe Bonner Link Road provides a connection between the Neil T Blaney Road and the Port Road. The project was funded by European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) under the Designated Urban Centre Grant Scheme (DUCGS) and Donegal County Council. The […]

From Grassroots to your Table

The food in our cupboards and in our kitchen is ultimately connected to climate change and global poverty, as well as to our health. That is according to Patrick Devine, with the Northern and Western Regional Assembly. Last year the Assembly responded to a call for proposals by the European Commission for COSME projects to […]

Transport Infrastructure is a key growth enabler for our Region

Read or Download our Submission to the National Investment Framework   The forthcoming review of the National Development Plan (NDP), together with the National Investment Framework Transport for Ireland, the furtherance of Ireland’s Rural Future, and implementation of the Government’s commitment to Regional Development will, in combination, be instrumental in tackling the substantial challenges facing the Northern […]

ERDF Programmes Coronavirus Response

The European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) Regional Programmes in Ireland have awarded €286.5 million to the Health Service Executive (HSE) to support the cost of essential personal protective equipment (PPE) supplies to the Irish healthcare system in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The two ERDF Regional Programmes responded to the pandemic by developing the Health […]