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Planning for the next 5 years….. our new Corporate Plan

The Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA) was established on 1stJanuary 2015 covering Galway City & County, Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo, Roscommon, Monaghan and Sligo. Located in Ballaghaderreen, Co. Roscommon the NWRA is responsible for: Regional economic and spatial planning Management of European Regional Development Funding (ERDF) in BMW region Developing, implementing and promoting regional […]

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 […]