Focus on jobs and regional development.
Sligo News File Online
EU funding of a €320 million development programme for the border, midlands and west has been finalised.
The European Commission and the Irish Government completed the signing of the BMW Regional Operational Programme 2014 – 2020 in Brussels.
Managed by the Ballaghaderreen-based Northern and Western Regional Assembly, the programme is geared to regional development and creation of new jobs in the micro-enterprise and SME sector.
Funding of €480 million has been allocated to the South East.