The Northern & Western Regional Assembly along with our Colleagues in The Southern Regional Assembly, The Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly, The Department of Public Expenditure and Reform & The Department of Education and Skills are coordinating a Public Consultation exercise relating to EU Cohesion Funding for the period 2021 to 2027. This engagement process will […]
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David Minton, Director of the Northern & Western Regional Authority (NWRA). The NWRA is one of three Regional Assemblies, working with key stakeholders at EU, national, regional, and local level to accelerate regional development. Are our cities dead? That narrative has been overplayed recently, in response to Covid19, particularly during government formation talks with the […]
First ever Metropolitan plan (MASP) for Galway aims to transform the city to allow for 50% increase in population Tailored Growth Centre plans for Sligo, Letterkenny and Athlone Post Covid-19, the strategy charts a path for remote working, stronger rural communities, and better work-life balance A plan aimed at effectively addressing the commercial, […]
The Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) Programme has launched a Covid-19 Call for project applications. The call is open from 20th May until 30th September, the NPA is opening this call to mobilise its expert community to build on the extensive e-health experience and submit project applications addressing the multiple challenges posed by this health […]
Bia Innovator Campus CLG- Project Co-ordinator – VACANCY This is a unique and rewarding opportunity to join BIA Innovator Campus CLG and champion the development of this game-changing food innovation campus. The Board of BIA Innovator Campus CLG are looking for a highly organised and charismatic individual for the role of BIA Innovator Campus Project […]
Having been considered one of the fastest growing economies in the European Union in recent years, the Irish economic landscape has profoundly changed due to the outbreak of Covid-19. As per the latest estimates from the Department of Finance1, the Irish economy is now projected to decline by 10.5 per cent this year, unemployment is […]
Over 30 leading Gastronomy experts from accros Europe will be hosted in Sligo and Galway by the Northern & Western Regional Assembly in early March. EUREGA is a €1.7M European Territorial Cooperation project looking at food under 5 headings; Education, Health, Urban/Rural, Tourism and SME Supports. The project partners from seven different countrys across Europe […]
With much of the political and policy attention focused on Dublin during GE2020, putting a spotlight on the regions is welcome, writes David Minton Economic performance is uneven across Ireland’s regions. For example, there are differences across household incomes, unemployment and population growth. Regions are closely connected on some measures, in others they are divergent […]