March 12, 2008

2008 Journal of Cross Border Studies launched by Irish Education Minister Mary Hanafin

At the launch of the journal are from left to right Niall Holohan, Deputy Joint Secretary, North South Ministerial Council, Ferdinand von Prondzynski, President, Dublin City University, Mary Hanafin TD., Minister for Education and Science, David Reddaway, British Ambassador to Ireland, Mary Buntin, Joint Secretary, North South Ministerial Council, Dr Chris Gibson, Chair, Centre for Cross Border Studies, and Michael Kelly, Chair, Higher Education Authority.

The 2008 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland was launched in Dublin by Mary Hanafin TD, the Minister for Education and Science, on 12 March. It contains articles about the trade unions and North-South cooperation; a new tourism brand for the island of Ireland; the role of teacher educators in North-South cooperation; modelling all-island hospital accessibility; local cross-border cooperation in the border counties; and lessons from an institute for cross-border cooperation on the German-French border. The cover features a photo by the internationally renowned Northern Irish artist-photographer Paul Seawright.

See the launch of last year’s journal.

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