EU Cohesion Policy: €1.4 billion for Ireland’s economic and social development and green transition in 2021-2027

European Commissioner for Cohesion and Reforms, Elisa Ferreira visited Ireland to sign the Structural Funds Partnership Agreement, laying down the country’s investment strategy in cohesion policy funding for the period 2021-2027 on behalf of the European Commission.

Out of the 27 EU member states, under the 2021-2027 Partnership Agreement Ireland will receive €1.1 billion for the 2021-2027 period for Cohesion Policy investments. With national match funding, the full value of the programmes supported by these allocations amount to almost €2.4 billion.

The Partnership agreement lays out Ireland’s investment strategy for more than €2.4 billion in cohesion funding, supporting Irish regions in promoting economic, social and territorial cohesion in line with key EU priorities.

These EU funds will help Ireland address regional disparities by boosting innovation and competitiveness, enabling the economy’s digital transformation, investing in social inclusion, skills training and employment, and in the green transition.

View the details and strategy for these investments are set out in the Partnership Agreement between Ireland and the Commission.

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