The 2007-2013 Programme Period
European Structural Funds are allocated in 7 year periods. We are currently in the 2014-2020 period, with the 2007-2013 still in the final stages of completion.
In 2007-2013, the European Structural Funds included:
- European Regional Development Fund
- European Social Fund
The National Strategic Reference Framework is a strategic document and plan that sets out the strategic direction of the 2007-2013 programmes.
European Regional Development Fund
- Southern and Eastern Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013
- Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013
European Social Fund
Regulations and Guidance
Details of the Regulations relevant to this period and these programmes are available on the website of the European Commission.
Guidance is also available on the website of the European Commission.
Department of Finance Circular 16 of 2008: National Eligibility Rules for expenditure co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund 2007-2013 under Ireland’s National Strategic Reference Framework.
Department of Finance Circular 12 of 2008: Financial Management and Control Procedures for the European Structural Funds Programmes 2007-2013
For more information on these three Programmes, please visit the websites of their Managing Authority:
|Southern and Eastern Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013||Southern Regional Assembly|
|Border, Midland and Western Regional Operational Programme 2007-2013||Northern and Western Regional Assembly|
|Human Capital Investment Operational Programme 2007-2013||Department of Education and Skills|