Engineering our regions: Have your say in the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies

Engineering our regions: Have your say in the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies

14 January 2019 at 10:00

Engineers Ireland is set to host three workshops in Dublin, Cork and Galway in January and February to engage members and to develop submissions to the Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies.

The Republic of Ireland is divided into three Regional Assembly areas: Eastern & Midland, Northern & Western and Southern. The Regional Assemblies identify regional policies and coordinate initiatives that support the implementation of national planning policy, particularly the National Planning Framework. 

They carry out this function primarily through the preparation and implementation of Regional Spatial and Economic Strategies (RSESs) to 2031. Drafts of the three RSESs have now been published for public consultation:

To engage our members and to develop submissions to the RSESs, Engineers Ireland will host workshops in the following locations:

  • Dublin: 6.30pm on Thursday, 17th January at Engineers Ireland, 22 Clyde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin 4 (register here)
  • Galway: 3pm on Thursday, 24th January at NUI Galway, ENG-2002, 2nd Floor, Alice Perry Engineering Building, NUI Galway (register here)
  • Cork: mid-February (details TBC)

Each workshop will feature a short introduction to the Regional Spatial & Economic Strategy followed by discussions on key themes such as regional development, climate action, infrastructure and housing. To take part in these important discussions, please register your attendance using the links above.

For further information, contact Richard Manton at rmanton@engineersireland.ie.