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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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May 10, 2017

“Centre for Cross Border Studies meeting with the Oireachtas Joint Committee on Arts, Heritage, Regional, Rural and Gaeltacht Affairs: Written Statement”

‘‘The future of community, social and economic development and cooperation in border counties” Statement by the Centre for Cross Border Studies” has been prepared by Deputy Director of the Centre for Cross Border Studies Dr Anthony Soares and Members of the Board of the Centre for Cross Border Studies,Dr Katy Hayward and Mr Philip McDonagh . […]

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May 9, 2017

“How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology”.

On Tuesday 16th May The Centre for Cross Border Studies and Armagh Robinson Library will hold their Annual Spring Lecture 2017. Professor Aidan O’Sullivan from the School of Archaeology, UCD will give the lecture: “How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology”. The […]

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April 11, 2017

PODCAST: Brexit Clinic – BBC Radio Foyle

The Centre’s Deputy Director Anthony Soares was invited to take part in BBC Radio Foyle’s ‘The Breakfast show’ as part of their ‘Brexit Clinic’. Don’t worry if you missed it the first time, the discussion is available below. The Deputy Director answered a number of questions on some of the issues that Brexit has raised from […]

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April 10, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon Journal contribution, ‘Cross-Border Issues in Ireland: Lessons for the Anglo-Scottish Border’

Ruth Taillon, Director of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, has recently published an article in the Journal of Borderland Studies entitled ‘Cross-Border Issues in Ireland: Lessons for the Anglo-Scottish Border’. ‘Many of the core socio-economic, cultural and political issues which have for long, and continue to, afflict the Irish border region, whether directly attributable […]

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April 6, 2017

Seanad’s Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU

Seanad’s Special Select Committee on the UK’s withdrawal from the EU met on the 6 April 2017 with engagements from former Taoiseach, Mr. Bertie Ahern and the Dundalk Chamber of Commerce. A full copy of the discussion is available below. 060417 Seanad Special Committee on the Withdrawl of the UK from the EU

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April 5, 2017

Advice Sector Seminar on Welfare Reform in NI

24 April 2017, 11.00am – 12.30pm – Online!  Delivered by Citizens Advice this online session provides a basic overview and introduction to welfare reform, including Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and the mitigations package. This will enable participants to answer general queries, recognise when a client or service user may not be claiming what they […]

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April 5, 2017

CCBS Annual Report 2016 published

The CCBS Annual Report 2016 is now available to download.  The report details the Centre’s work plan and activities for the 2016 calendar year, they include: Analysis of the UK Referendum on EU membership Annual Conference – Bordering Between Unions Policy briefing papers Responses to Public Consultations Training and capacity building Border People information service […]

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