Research Reports

November 1, 2002

Diversity in Early Years Education North and South

This was a two–year study aimed at researching the difficulties facing teachers and young children in areas of conflict and diversity on both sides of the border with a view to developing a framework to be used in all teacher education institutions, North and South, involved in preparing teachers to work with children in the […]

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July 1, 2002

An Evaluation of the Centre for Cross Border Studies 1999-2002

by Brian Harvey Social Research An evaluation of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh was carried out in March 2002 by Brian Harvey Social Research, Dublin. The aim of the evaluation was to: Describe the evolution of the Centre over the past three years in the context of cross border work in Ireland generally; […]

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June 26, 2002

Northern Ireland Review of Foot-and-Mouth Disease

On 13 February 2002 Bríd Rodgers, Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, announced her decision to appoint PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to undertake an independent review of the spring 2001 Foot and Mouth Disease outbreak in Northern Ireland. As part of this process the Centre for Cross Border studies was asked by PwC to prepare a paper […]

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February 18, 2002

The Foot-and-Mouth Disease Crisis and the Irish border

A study of the cross-border dimension of the 2001 foot-and-mouth disease outbreak by the Centre’s research manager, Dr Patricia Clarke, with comments from the Departments of Agriculture in Belfast and Dublin. Issued exactly a year after the original outbreak in England, the report’s findings were praised by the two Ministers, Brid Rodgers and Joe Walsh, […]

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