The Irish Regions European Office (IREO) is a specialised support service which acts as a bridge between Irish local and regional government and the European Union, explaining and guiding its stakeholders through the Brussels scene and promoting Irish interests and best practices at the European level.

Operating as part of the Eastern and Midland Regional Assembly and with the support of the Department for Housing, Planning and Local Government, our focus is on bringing the EU closer to the wider local government sector and vice versa.

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⚡️JOB OPPORTUNITY⚡️ Looking for a new challenge 💪 ? Apply for the EU Support Officer position (1 year contact) to assist @EMRAssembly and @IrishRegions_EU office. Please share. More info: https://emra.ie/vacancy-eu-support-officer/ #makeadifference #jobfairy #Job

Delighted to have Irish CoR members participating in the online Bureau meeting today on important EU issues for Irish regions #FutureofEurope #Brexit #RegionalHubs.
@EU_CoR, @EMRAssembly @NWAssembly @SouthernAssembl @cllrmmurphytipp @cllrkmac

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Does your region or city have an entrepreneurial spirit?
👉 Showcase it & apply for the @EER_Award!
🔖 Theme: Entrepreneurship for a sustainable recovery.
⏰ Application deadline: 28 October 2020.
🌐 https://europa.eu/!DV88bj
#EER

Call alert from @EUErasmusPlus

We are in full preparation mode for our #EURegionsWeek session on Green Cities by Co-Design - more information on the topic and how to register is now on our website.
#green #urban #smart

https://www.ireo.eu/european-week-of-regions-and-cities-2020/

Would you like to have your say on the priorities for the European Regional Development Fund & the European Social Fund+ 2021 – 2027?
https://esif.ie/survey/ 

#EUinmyregion #consultation  @ESF_Ireland @NWAssembly @SouthernAssembl @EMRA

We invite you to #EURegionsWeek workshop - ‘Green Cities by Co-Design’. Hear about effective engagement strategies with citizens, smart technology and new governance models can co-design green cities across Europe. #Smartcities #Green #Urban Register now: https://europa.eu/regions-and-cities/programme/sessions/1574_en

Interested in European Regional Development Funding and European Social Funding? Have your say on how this important funding is allocated in the 2021 - 2027 period in Ireland. Join the debate. 👇

3rd day of @EU_CoR plenary - @cllrkmac in debate with @JHahnEU clearly highting the need to ensure a strong role for regions in the new React-EU budget; funds should not be diverted from regions on the frontline of fighting the pandemic #EUbudget #NextGenerationEU

Delighted to be attending the hybrid meeting of the Committee of the Regions. Missing the Irish Delegation in person, but great to see Members making active contributions online.

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The European Union adopts legislation in a number of areas that have a direct impact on Member States and on local and regional authorities.

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Established in 1994, the Committee of the Regions (CoR) is an EU advisory body composed of 350 local and regional elected representatives.

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To help achieve its various policy objectives, the European Union provides financial support for activities to be undertaken by organisations, including local and regional authorities.

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One of the four key functions of the Irish Regions European Office is to enable local and regional actors to make the most of having their own permanent physical presence at the heart of Europe with all that entails in terms of tapping into useful connections.

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