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€14 million to fund projects that could transform the urban landscape

Seven gateway towns and cities invited to benefit from a new €14 million Urban Fund launched this by the Minister of State Paudie Cofffey this week. This fund which is now open is to be managed by the Northern and Western Regional Assembly (NWRA) based in Ballaghderreen Co....
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Northern & Western Regional Assembly elects new Cathaoirleach

Councillor Jimmy Mc Clearn from Killimor, Loughrea Co Galway has been elected unopposed as the new Cathaoirleach of the Northern & Western Regional Assembly at their Annual General Meeting on Friday 17th July, 2015 in Ballaghaderreen. Councillor McClearn was first elected to...
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Regional investment performing very strongly

Ireland Posts Strong First Half Foreign Investment Performance Amid Strong Competition Regional investment performing very strongly as investments are approved for areas outside of Dublin in the first half of 2015 FDI projects won by locations across country as global...
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Minister Humphreys launches a Local Action Plan for Monaghan entitled “Whither the Furniture Industry”

  An action plan to secure and boost the Wood Furniture Industry in Monaghan was launched on Friday 29th May by the Minister for Arts, Heritage and the Gaeltacht, Ms Heather Humphreys T.D. The plan aims to Identify future areas of focus and opportunities for those business...
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Minister English opens Business Development Conference

Minister for Skills, Research and Innovation Damien English T.D was in NUI Galway today to open a major Conference on International Business Opportunities funded by the European Interreg North West Europe Programme. The conference marked the end of a three year transnational...
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Interreg Programmes launched at National Information Day

Over 250 delegates from across Ireland gathered today in Tullamore to hear the announcement of European Union funded Interreg Programmes which will provide opportunities to Irish organisations to develop interregional co-operation projects throughout Europe up to 2020. A National...
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Taoiseach launches major €320m regional investment programme

“A milestone on our path to secure recovery for all of Ireland”  A major €320m package of funds to stimulate business and promote job creation is a key “milestone” on the path to recovery for all of Ireland, Taoiseach Enda Kenny said today. He was speaking at the launch of the...
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Cruise Tourism in Donegal receives welcome funding boost from European Union

Donegal County Council is set to benefit from INTERREG Funding of €1.26m to further develop the County’s Cruise Tourism Potential along the West and North Atlantic waters. Together with Derry City Council and Cork Institute of Technology, Donegal Co Council will work together...
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Minister Nash Supports Regional Assembly’s Call for a Greater Application of Design-Driven Innovation

Minister Ged Nash T.D., Minister for Business and Employment speaking in Dublin today at the launch of the Northern and Western Regional Assembly’s report ‘Design-Driven Innovation: Why it Matters for SME Competitiveness’ stated, “For too long, design has been the poor relation...
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