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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Latest issue out now! Email for a copy @Fingalcoco @longfordcoco @MeathCounty @IrishRegions_EU @DubCityCouncil @sdublincoco @politicsawards @HousingAgencyIE @RespondHousing #climatechange @sligotourism #windenergy #Regeneration #SocialHousing @NI_LGA


Some more details of the seventh and final @NPA2014_2020 Interreg call can now be found on our website:
#entrepreneurship #sustainable #environmental #management

Funding alert: @NPA2014_2020 seventh call is now open for applications until 30th September:

The wait is over! #EURegionsWeek programme and registrations are now open. More details on this year's themes and sessions, as well as registration details are on our website:

Decarbonising the economy will cost a lot, but EU financial instruments are available - how do we fund a just transition?

The 5th and final call of Urban Innovative Actions programme will launch in September. Ahead of that, we review call's priority themes as well as other important elements:
#culture #AirQuality #DemographicChange @EMRAssembly @SouthernAssembl @NWAssembly

Today at @EU_CoR #plenary,debate with @MAC_europa on role of regions in multilevel governance of climate change & energy transition- "our proposals are ambitious but achievable" and we need to work closely together on achieving the Paris Agreement targets and fight climate change

Fascinating presentation on the negative impact of #Brexit on the EU by @NECSTouR in @EU_CoR mtg chaired by @cllrmmurphytipp

Today 23 new Action Planning Networks approved! 7 Networks with Irish partners. Big congrats to all involved!
@URBACT @IrishRegions_EU @LimerickCouncil @dlrcc @DubCityCouncil @Fingalcoco @longfordcoco @SouthernAssembl

Regional Innovation Scoreboard 2019 is now published with excellent results for Irish regions classified as strong innovators - the scoreboard gives details on the variables and performance of different regions @EMRAssembly @NWAssembly @SouthernAssembl

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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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