Entries by Pauline Grennan

NPA Pre-Announcement for Bridging Call Project Applications

Northern Periphery & Arctic – Looking to the future Programme. At the NPA Monitoring Committee meeting last December, it was decided that a bridging call for preparatory projects targeting main projects in the NPA 2021-2027 would first be launched. Concept As with previous bridging calls, the main purpose is to build a project pipeline for […]

NWRA Devise Project Action Plan

“DEVISE is a collaborative initiative across a wide spectrum of enterprise support, regional development and higher education partners working with the SME base in the region”, mentions Patrick Devine, Project Officer at NWRA and DEVISE partner. The Action Plan that NWRA is developing aims to impact the ‘Regional Operational Programme (ROP) 2021-2027 for Ireland’ policy. […]

5 tourism trends to watch in 2021 with Pól Ó Conghaile

SARURE (Saving Rural Retail) South Sligo announces the fourth and final event in our series. All interested parties are welcome to join online on Tuesday, 16th February at 10-11.30a.m. as SARURE explores the developing trends in the tourism sector for the upcoming 2021 season with Pól Ó Conghaile, Travel Editor with The Irish Independent and […]

An Opportunity for Rural Retail in South Sligo

An Opportunity for Rural Retail in South Sligo SARURE (Saving Rural Retail) South Sligo announces the third in a series of events. All interested parties are welcome to join online on Tuesday, 3rd November at 10-11a.m. as SARURE explores the opportunities for rural retail with Susan Hayes, the Positive Economist. Susan, “The Positive Economist” will […]

Smart City Bootcamp

There is an increasing trend at EU and national public policy level towards ‘Greener’ and ‘Smarter’ practices. One commonality between these two pillars is the application of innovative technology. David Minton, Director with the NWRA said that ‘policy and funding is shifting towards Smart City principles and we would like to make sure our Smart […]

Small business getting just desserts

Small business getting just desserts The 2018 Global Entrepreneurship Development Index saw Ireland achieve a ranking of 8th among the 137 countries that were assessed. Ireland’s position has risen each year since 2014. Becoming evident is that there is no better place for a career in business. This week Heather Humphreys TD and Minister for […]

Local Cllr drives development of Atlantic Economic Corridor

Having led the region through a complex period in its development and only last week saw his vision for the Atlantic Economic Corridor launched, Cllr Patsy O’Brien was roundly praised by associates in the chamber of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly. This year saw the publication and launch of Project Ireland 2040 in Sligo. […]