Empowering Regions

Ireland has not embraced the concept of empowered Regions in the way other countries have. Power is overly centralised. Empowering and supporting an Atlantic Way region would enable it to develop and implement high-level strategies to stimulate growth.

Empowered Regions around the World typically perform better. They are better positioned to envision their own futures, and to understand and build upon their strengths; to be innovative and create competitive advantage; and to involve businesses and communities in driving for a better and sustainable future. Below are just some examples of successful Regions of the World. 


The global marketplace is becoming increasingly competitive. Trading is more open...


… it is the Regions that have breadth of vision, unity of purpose, and are empowered to act decisively, that will prosper