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Masterclass in Regional Development

The Masterclass in Regional Development is a bespoke programme that brings together senior regional stakeholders and thought leaders on a particular topic. This series focused on Collaborative Leadership on how together we can Sustain and Win new investment– Prof Alan Ahearne (NUIG) and Mr. Martin Shanahan, CEO, IDA Accelerate Growth– Dr. John Breslin (NUIG / […]

45 Stories celebrating 45 Years of Ireland’s EU Membership

To celebrate Ireland’s 45 years of EU membership, the EU Commission Representstion in Ireland has put together 45 stories that illustrate just some of the ways Ireland has benefited over the past four and a half decades. The “45 inspiring stories celebrating Ireland’s 45 years of EU membership” brochure can be viewed or downloaded here. […]

Western Powerhouse

Ideas are the new world currency and entrepreneurs the new disrupters. Fuelled by innovation and creativity the landscape of traditional industrial and economic growth is radically transforming. Witnessed in the west and northern parts of Ireland since 2012 with a transformative level of new entrepreneurs. Ireland has a new powerhouse that is sustainable, indigenous and […]

ERDF Financial Management Seminar

The Northern & Western Regional Assembly and the Southern Regional Assembly hosted a financial management seminar for European Regional Development Fund Beneficiaries and Intermediary Bodies in Portlaoise. Download the presentations from the event ROP Financial Management Training for LEOs 25 April 2018 ROP Financial Management Seminar 26 April 2018 Indicators and Communications

On your bike!

The NWRA established its EU Engagement Unit in 2016 looking to optimise all available EU funds for this region. As Brendan Mooney of the NWRA says we also ‘set about trying to build regional capacity for accessing EU Funding. At times, EU funds can be seen as a dark art but we try to demystify […]

GIS Project Manager (Grade VII) Vacancy

The Regional Assembly wishes to recruit for the position of GIS Project Manager (Grade VII) on a fixed term contract of three years and to form a panel from which future vacancies will be filled.   Applications must be made on the official application form and posted/delivered (original and three copies) to Director, Northern & […]

Beyond Local – International Conference in April

Why Going International Makes Sense. Small businesses in any part of the country that are thinking of going ‘beyond local’ for their markets are being offered the chance to win €5,000 worth of consultancy services, through Local Enterprise Office Donegal. The Border and Western Region has been designated as European Entrepreneurial Region for 2018 and Local Enterprise […]

Regional Tourism Think Tank

On Tuesday the 27th of February 2018, Regional Tourism leaders and stakeholders, throughout the Northern and Western part of Ireland meet in the Glasshouse Hotel in Sligo. Presentations from Failte Ireland, Waterways Ireland, Donegal Co Co and The Northern & Western Regional Assembly, were followed by a workshop on regional alliances.  The meeting explored current […]