Economic, Social and Territorial Situation of Ireland

14-03-2014

This analysis provides an overview of Ireland's economic, political and administrative framework for EU Cohesion Policy, as well as its National Strategic Reference Framework for the 2007-2013 period. The paper also gives an insight into Ireland's preparations for the implementation of the new Cohesion Policy for the 2014-2020 period. The analysis has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's delegation to Ireland in March 2014.

This analysis provides an overview of Ireland's economic, political and administrative framework for EU Cohesion Policy, as well as its National Strategic Reference Framework for the 2007-2013 period. The paper also gives an insight into Ireland's preparations for the implementation of the new Cohesion Policy for the 2014-2020 period. The analysis has been prepared in the context of the Committee on Regional Development's delegation to Ireland in March 2014.