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Online collaborative initiative promotes the benefits of Atlantic Economic Corridor for families, individuals and entrepreneurs

Nine counties join forces to highlight the economic opportunity along Ireland’s western seaboard Minister Seán Kyne launches new online hub atlanticeconomiccorridor.ie Minister for Community Development, Natural Resources and Digital Development Seán Kyne, T.D., will today (29 June) in NUI Galway launch the Atlantic Economic Corridor website. Businesses and agencies in nine counties stretching from Kerry […]

Learn more MARIE!

For many Responsible Research & Innovation (RRI) is seen as a complex concept that is not easily understood, however RRI is not that complex at all.  It simply sets a challenge for all of society (researchers, citizens, public authorities and business etc.) to work together throughout the research and innovation process to address the values, […]

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 & […]