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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 […]

Historic First for Regional Assembly

Our Cathaoirleach Cllr Seamus Coyle hosted the first ever Regional Assembly meeting to be held outside of the State. The meeting was held in the Guildhall in Derry to recognise the cross border partnership developing in the North West City Region and as a way of celebrating our shared communities. The Members of the Regional […]

Our 2019 Work Programme

2019 is a strategically important year for the NWRA. Have a look at our high level work programme for the year ahead.   Our Regional Operational Programme (2014-2020) continues to deliver on challenging metrics. Across the region supporting 200 new research posts in our 3rd level institutions, over 3,500 new SME’s, improving the energy efficiency […]