Funding Partners For Inch And Foyle Wildfowl Reserve

''Project Steering Group members visiting new car park at Baylet Inch Wildfowl Reserve''.



Special EU Programme Body


Our main role is to make cross-boarder European Union Structural Funds Programmes in Northern Ireland, the Boarder Region of Ireland and parts of Western Scotland.

The SEUPB is one of the six cross-border Bodies set up under the “Agreement between the Government of Ireland and the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland establishing implementing bodies” signed on 8 March 1999 (the British-Irish Agreement of 8 March 1999). The Agreement was given domestic effect, North and South, by means of the North/South Co-operation (Implementation Bodies) (Northern Ireland) Order 1999 and the British-Irish Agreement Act 1999 respectively. Click here to view the website

European Commission  

 As the Managing Authority, Joint Technical Secretariat and Certifying Authority for the INTERREG IVA and PEACE III Programmes, we are responsible to the European Commission, the Northern Ireland Executive and the Irish Government for the delivery and management of the programme.  


The North West Region Cross Border Group (NWRCBG)  

The North West Region Cross Border Group (NWRCB) was established in 1976 and is made up of 22 elected representatives as well as the Chief Executives and County Manager of the five local authorities of: 

        Derry City Council
Donegal County Council
Limavady Borough Council
Margherafelt District Council
Strabane District Council

Anne Mc Naught
North West Region Cross Border Group
Shared Future Centre (2nd floor)
City View Park
61 Irish Street
Waterside, Derry BT47 2DB
Tel: 02871 370808 Ext 6674 Fax: 02871 370684 

Limavady Borough Council       


The Borough of Limavady has a population of over 32,000, 55% of the population are under 35. The population density is 55 persons per sq. km as opposed to a Northern Ireland average of 125. This reflects the overall rural nature of the Borough with 63% of the population living in a rural setting. The Borough encompasses an area of 586sq. Kilometres. The physical features of the Borough include the fertile valley of the River Roe which is renowned throughout Ireland for salmon and trout fishing. The Borough stretches from the Sperrin Mountains in the south to Benone beach, a seven mile strand of golden sand on the Atlantic coast which was the first beach in Northern Ireland to be awarded a Blue Flag. The Borough has a rich cultural and environmental heritage, well worth a visit for holidays or short breaks.      


Donegal County Council


To improve the level and standard of maintenance of our existing infrastructure and services

To remedy deficits in our physical and economic infrastructure by increasing capital investment in this infrastructure to cater for existing demand and future industrial, commercial, domestic, social and cultural developments in the County.

      To continue with the programme of reform and modernisation of Council services within the wider agenda of Public Service Reform/Delivering Better Government.

      To take the lead in promoting the economic, social and cultural development of the County in partnership with other state agencies, the private sector, the community and voluntary sector and other social partners. Click here to view the website

      Francis Conaghan

      Project Officer

      Inch Levels/Lough Foyle wildlife Project

      EU Interreg Unit

      Donegal County Council

      Station Island


      Co. Donegal