CCBS in the Media

May 1, 2018

Task Force 50 Team, Derry

Ruth Taillon attended a meeting at Derry’s Guildhall with Michel Barnier, Chief Negotiator, Sabine Weyand, Deputy Chief Negotiator and Nina Obermaier of the EU Commission’s Task Force 50. The meeting was hosted by Councillor Maolíosa McHugh, Mayor of Derry City and Strabane District Council. The Commission representatives listened attentively to the views of cross-border groups […]

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September 1, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon podcast ‘Is a frictionless Irish border ‘magical thinking?’ for The Guardian

Ruth Taillon, Director, Centre for Cross Border Studies was recently interviewed by the Guardian for their ‘Brexit Means’ podcast series discussing the critical Brexit question and potential dealbreaker of ”Is a frictionless Irish border ‘magical thinking?’ Appearing on the show with presenter Jon Henley, Lisa O’Carroll, the Guardian’s Brexit correspondent, and Martina Anderson, a Northern […]

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August 31, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon’s letter published in the Irish News

Centre for Cross Border Studies Director Ruth Taillon’s letter has been published in the opinions section of the Irish News. In the letter Ms Taillon welcomes Jarlath Kearney’s suggestion for a joined-up all-island campaign against racism. The CCBS director also welcomes Theresa May’s intentions for the continuation of the PEACE IV Programme. The letter emphasises […]

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August 16, 2017

CCBS research quoted in recent BBC News

Centre for Cross Border Studies research has been quoted in a recent story which appeared on the BBC News. The story which examines the North/South border of Ireland which after Brexit is going to become a major land border between the UK and the EU. The story quotes the Centre’s figures for commuters who cross […]

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August 15, 2017

CCBS Deputy Director Anthony Soares interviewed in The Irish News

Centre for Cross Border Studies Deputy Director Anthony Soares has appeared in today’s Irish News outlining the Centre’s proposal on how to turn ‘the Brexit negotiating table on the 1998 Agreement’. The Centre’s recent Briefing Paper ‘‘Flexible and Imaginative solutions’ considers the options which may have to be explored post-Brexit and recommends that the 1998 Belfast/Good Friday Agreement should become […]

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