June 20, 2017

TEIN Members Visit ‘PEACE Link’ Clones

Following on from the morning seminar ‘ Good Practice in Cross Border Cooperation’ at the Canal Court Hotel Newry and as part of the TEIN International Study Visit, our guests from the ‘Transfrontier Euro-Institute Network’ were taken on a visit to the PEACE Link in Clones. Supported with €7.8 million worth of funding from the European Union’s […]

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June 15, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon presents at ‘Brexit: Charting a Way Forward. A Civil Society Dialogue’

The EU draft guidelines on the forthcoming EU-UK negotiations make it clear that the EU is open to finding ‘flexible and imaginative solutions’ which reflect the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland. The potential threat that Brexit represents to rights and equalities, the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, the border and the economy in Northern Ireland have been […]

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June 12, 2017

“Sharing Social Innovation and Social Enterprise across the Border: Best practice in the Justice sectors on the island of Ireland”

Event Date: 12th June 2017. The Centre for Cross Border Studies, as a member of the North-South Social Innovation Network Steering Committee, was involved in the organisation of a half-day workshop taking place today, the 12th of June, and dedicated to the sharing of skills and experiences in the areas of Social Enterprise and Social […]

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June 8, 2017

CCBS delighted to welcome young leaders from the South Caucasus.

The Centre for Cross Border Studies was delighted to welcome a delegation of young leaders from the South Caucasus to Armagh on 8 June. Since the early 1990s, the South Caucasus region has been suffering from multiple highly-militarised conflicts, leading to thousands of casualties and millions of refugees and internally displaced persons. To this day, […]

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June 6, 2017

Sudden Death of Queen’s Vice Chancellor, Patrick Johnston.

The board and staff of the Centre for Cross Border Studies were deeply saddened to learn of the untimely death of Professor Patrick Johnston, vice-chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast (a founding member institute of the Centre). In his time as vice-chancellor, Professor Johnston was very supportive of the work of the Centre and was a […]

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May 29, 2017

Draft EU position papers on Article 50 negotiations

The EU has published draft Brexit negotiation position papers on citizens’ rights and the UK’s financial settlement. Both of the draft papers are available below.   EU negotiation working paper – citizens-rights-essential-principles-draft-position-paper_en EU negotiation working paper – financial-settlement-essential-principles-draft-position-paper_en

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May 25, 2017

CCBS Publications included in N.I Assembly Library Research Publication: ‘Brexit and Northern Ireland: A Reading List’

The Northern Ireland Assembly Library has just published a 29-page Brexit reading list that includes a large number of The Centre for Cross Border Studies publications. The full reading list is available below. Research and Information Service Briefing Paper   For Brexit reports, publications, events and new articles visit the Centre’s Brexit page available through the following […]

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May 22, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attends All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit “The North West and Wider Border Region”

The Irish Government’s All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit is continuing.  CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attended the most recent consultation event on Monday 22 May in Letterkenny. This event, which attracted 160 participants, was focussed specifically on the North West and the Wider Border Region. Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council made […]

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May 16, 2017

CCBS & Armagh Robinson Library present A lecture entitled ‘How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology’

The lecture given on Tuesday 16 May 2017 by Professor Aidan O’Sullivan in Armagh Robinson Library.  Organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies and the Library, this was the second annual lecture organised collaboratively by the two institutions. Professor O’Sullivan lectures at UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin. Speaking in advance of his lecture, […]

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