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October 13, 2010

1st North South student debate at TCD

Universities Ireland sponsored the first debate at Trinity College Dublin’s ‘The Hist’ in what was hoped would become a regular debate series in all Irish universities on aspects of the future of the island of Ireland. The title of this first debate was ‘What should Ireland look like in 20 years time?‘ The speakers were: […]

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October 6, 2010

Research articles sought for The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The Centre is seeking high quality research articles on issues of practical cross-border co-operation to include in the 2011 edition of its Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland. The subject matter of such articles can cover a wide range of areas, including education, training, health, business and the economy, public administration, transport and communications, […]

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September 29, 2010

Mary Robinson addresses 5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Over 100 senior academics and researchers from Northern Ireland, Ireland, Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania, Uganda and South Africa met for three days in Queen’s University Belfast on 29 September-1 October for the fifth workshop and conference of the Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building. Among the keynote speakers were Dr Mary Robinson, former President of Ireland, […]

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September 29, 2010

5th Irish-African Partnership workshop in Belfast

Wednesday 29 September – Friday 1 October 2010 Queen’s University Belfast The fifth and final Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAP) conference and workshop took place at Queen’s University Belfast on Wednesday 29 September-Friday 1 October 2010. Among the keynote speakers will be the former Irish President Dr Mary Robinson; the former head of […]

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September 28, 2010

Centre launches Pilot Impact Assessment Toolkit project

The Centre for Cross Border Studies announced today the beginning of an action research project to develop and pilot an Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross Border Cooperation in Ireland. The Toolkit will be a practical tool to demonstrate the added value of cross border cooperation for those involved in cross border programmes and projects on […]

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September 23, 2010

Border People User Group(4) – The Cross Border Worker

Thursday 23 September 2010 at 10.30am Fairways Hotel, Dundalk The Centre for Cross Border Studies in partnership with the North South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat manages the Border People website – www.BorderPeople.info.  Border People provides an online signposting service for people who wish to move across the Irish border to live, work or study.  This website […]

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September 17, 2010

Malcolm Skilbeck addresses Universities Ireland council meeting

The internationally eminent Australian educationalist, Professor Malcolm Skilbeck, was the speaker at the autumn Universities Ireland council meeting on 17th September 2010 in Dublin. Professor Skilbeck was Professor and Dean of Education at the University of Ulster from 1971 to 1975. In 1976 he took on the leadership of the newly founded Australian Curriculum Development […]

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June 24, 2010

Second North/South Research Forum meeting

Cross Border Creativity & Innovation Thursday 24 June 2010, 10am-1pm Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The second meeting of the North/South Research Forum (NSRF), organised by the Centre with EU INTERREG funding, took place in the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Dundalk at 10 am on Thursday 24 June 2010. The NSRF brings together researchers, policy-makers and […]

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May 27, 2010

Second North South rail seminar

The Centre held the second seminar in Dublin on Thursday 27 May 2010 to discuss the Dublin-Belfast rail line and the Enterprise service between Ireland’s two main cities (the first was in Belfast on 11 March). The reason for holding these seminars is concern among regular users, and others who for business or research reasons […]

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May 21, 2010

Chamber of Commerce CEOs launch www.crossborder.ie

The Chief Executives of Derry and Letterkenny Chambers of Commerce recently launched the revamped website of the Centre for Cross Border Studies.  Speaking at the launch, which took place in Derry on 20th May 2010, they each acknowledged the website as an important source of cross border information and commented on its sleek new design […]

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May 20, 2010

Border People User Group(3) – The Frontier Worker

The Frontier or Cross Border Worker was the topic of discussion at Border People’s third seminar which took place on the 20th May 2010 in Derry. The event brought together cross border workers and organisations in the North West region that have a vested interest in the provision of cross-border information and cross-border employment. Guest […]

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April 21, 2010

Micheál Martin launches 2010 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland

The 2010 Journal of Cross Border  Studies in Ireland was launched in Dublin by the Minister for Foreign Affairs, Micheál Martin, on 21 April. In his remarks Mr Martin said: “I was delighted to attend the opening of the Centre for Cross Border Studies in Armagh as Minister for Education in November 1999, and I […]

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