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Communicating Europe – Last Stop in SRA

DUOLOGUE FOR STRENGTH AND RESILIENCE – COMMUNICATING EUROPE INITIATIVE   How does the EU deliver for local communities in Ireland? How can the local communities engage with the EU? The Irish Regions European Office is joining with the Southern Regional Assembly to bring their final stop in their three-part virtual tour to the Southern Region […]

Communicating Europe Initiative in EMRA

On 8th October, IREO and NWRA hosted the first part of our Communicating Europe initiatives – Duologue for Strength and Resilience. During the seminar, we heard from local councillors, County Councils, as well as MEPs, their take on how EU Cohesion Policy funding can benefit local communities. Moderated by Karen Coleman, Donegal and Mayo County […]

A Duologue for Strength and Resilience – Communicating Europe Initiative

How does the EU deliver for local communities in Ireland? How can the local communities engage with the EU? The Irish Regions European Office and the Northern and Western Regional Assembly are coming together to present how EU Cohesion Policy funding (European Territorial Cooperation (ETC) programmes) can benefit local communities and on the other hand, […]

LIFE programme info sessions

The EU LIFE programme info sessions are ongoing! Learn more about the LIFE programme, get your questions answered by European Commission experts and find potential partners. Registrations are now open under the following link.  The LIFE programme is the EU’s funding instrument for the environment and climate action. Created in 1992, it has co-financed thousands […]

IREO success in the Communicating Europe Initiative

The three Regional Assemblies and the IREO are delighted to have been awarded funding from the Department of Foreign Affairs’ Communicating Europe Initiative (CEI). The CEI provides funding for projects that communicate European issues, the role of the European Union and Ireland’s place in Europe. The success means that the IREO will now organise a […]

Recap of the 145th CoR plenary session

The CoR held its last plenary session before the Summer holidays on 30th June and 1st July. A number of important debates were held on topics including the Conference on the Future of Europe, Better Regulation and promoting European Values. Most notably, a debate on the Conference on the Future of Europe took place with […]

Recap of 144th CoR Plenary meeting

The 144th CoR plenary took place between 5th and 7th May 2021. As always, the meeting was filled with timely discussions and the Irish Members represented the position of Ireland’s LRAs in important debates on the Union of Equality, EU Health Union, achieving climate neutrality and digitalisation. Our Members were particularly active during the debate […]

URBACT Transfer Networks – Call for Pilot Projects

Use the URBACT Method to understand, adapt and re-use the Good Practices that were tested in the first round of Transfer Networks! As the journey of the 23 Transfer Networks comes to an end, URBACT is launching a second wave of projects: a small number of Lead Partner cities will embark on a new transfer […]


The SEUPB has launched a public consultation for the new PEACE PLUS Programme (2021-2027). What is the PEACE PLUS Programme? A hybrid of the PEACE and INTERREG Programmes, PEACE PLUS will continue to support activities that contribute towards a prosperous and stable society in Northern Ireland and the border counties of Ireland, including activities that […]

EU Green Week 2021 – zero pollution ambition

The European Commission announced that the 2021 edition of the EU Green Week will take place from May to June. The Week will open in Lahti, Finland, while the High Level Conference and Partner Events will be held online. This year’s edition will be dedicated to ‘zero pollution ambition’. The theme ties in with the […]