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May 15, 2018

The Centre for Cross Border Studies invite you to their 3rd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture given by Professor Edgar Morgenroth, Professor of Economics, DCU on Thursday 21 June 2018

“The Economic Geography of the Island of Ireland” When discussing economic issues the geographic dimension is often ignored, even though geography is often central to the issue.  Likewise, the cross border dimension to economic phenomena is regularly ignored. This lecture presents an analysis of economic data at an All-Island sub-national level. For example, an analysis […]

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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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April 24, 2018

CCBS & Armagh Robinson Library present a lecture entitled ‘Interpreting the treasures of two eighteenth century libraries: maps from the collections of Armagh Robinson Library and Marsh’s Library, Dublin’

THE CENTRE FOR CROSS BORDER STUDIES & ARMAGH ROBINSON LIBRARY invite you to ‘Interpreting the treasures of two eighteenth century libraries: maps from the collections of Armagh Robinson Library and Marsh’s Library, Dublin’ The 3rd Annual Spring Lecture will be given by Dr Annaleigh Margey, Lecturer in History and Digital Humanities, Dundalk Institute of Technology on […]

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April 15, 2018

CCBS briefs delegation from the US Congress

On the 14th of April CCBS briefed a delegation of Democrat and Republican District Directors from the US Congress as part of their study tour to Ireland and Northern Ireland. CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon, Deputy Director Anthony Soares, and Border People Manage, Annmarie O’Kane, made presentations on the potential impact of Brexit on citizens’ socio-economic […]

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March 26, 2018

CCBS Policy Seminar: The future of Cohesion Policy

CCBS organised a seminar examining EU Cohesion Policy beyond 2020, which took place on 23rd of March in the European Commission Office in Belfast. Bringing together a number of experts, the object of this event was to reflect on discussions currently taking place in the EU and its Member States on the future shape of […]

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March 13, 2018

Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series

‘Briefing Paper 3 of our ‘Brexit and the Border’ Series which discusses relationship between imminent changes in the UK’s trade relations and regulations and the UK-Ireland border, is now available.   Available to download through the links below Briefing Paper with Executive Summary Executive Summary

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March 8, 2018

CCBS Annual Conference 2018: The Good Friday Agreement in all its parts: safeguarding the totality of relationships

Date: 8 – 9 March 2018 Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The 2018 Annual CCBS Conference, The Good Friday Agreement in All Its Parts: Safeguarding the totality of relationships, brought together more than 100 participants – some of whom were centrally involved in drafting and implementing the 1998 Agreement and the Devolution settlement for Northern Ireland – […]

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March 5, 2018

TEIN: Platform for Dialogue

CCBS Director, Ruth Taillon travelled to Cieszyn, on the Czech-Polish border at the end of February for the final study visit of the TEIN: Platform for Dialogue project. This project, funded by the Micro-projects strand of the CZ-PL INTERREG IVA programme, also involves participants from the Poland/Czech Republic, France/Germany, Austria/Slovenia and France/Spain (Catalan) border regions; […]

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