May 13, 2008

Public Introduction of

29 April 2008, Dublin and 13 May 2008, Derry In April 2008 the Centre began to market the Border People website [] as a ‘one-stop shop’ advising the cross border citizen on everything from taxation, social security and job seeking to health, banking, housing and telecommunications. The Centre was commissioned by the North South Ministerial Council […]

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April 8, 2008

President opens first Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building workshop

On 8 April President Mary McAleese opened the first four-day workshop of the Irish African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAPRCB) in Dublin City University. This is an unprecedented initiative which brings together all nine universities on the island of Ireland with universities in four countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. President McAleese with (from left to […]

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March 12, 2008

2008 Journal of Cross Border Studies launched by Irish Education Minister Mary Hanafin

At the launch of the journal are from left to right Niall Holohan, Deputy Joint Secretary, North South Ministerial Council, Ferdinand von Prondzynski, President, Dublin City University, Mary Hanafin TD., Minister for Education and Science, David Reddaway, British Ambassador to Ireland, Mary Buntin, Joint Secretary, North South Ministerial Council, Dr Chris Gibson, Chair, Centre for […]

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February 28, 2008

North/South Public Sector Training Programme

May – September 2008 Crowne Plaza Hotel Dundalk Building on the success of four training courses in North-South cooperation for public officials in both jurisdictions (2005-2007), the Centre for Cross Border Studies – with its partners Cooperation Ireland and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA) – is offering a fifth course to […]

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January 30, 2008

2008 North-South Masters Bursaries scheme open for applications

Home | Contact Us | Links | About Us NORTH-SOUTH MASTERS BURSARIES 2008-2009 Universities Ireland, which promotes collaboration between universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and the Joint Business Council of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation and the Confederation of British Industry, which promotes North-South business co-operation, are offering six bursaries to students undertaking […]

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October 25, 2007

Book of essays from North/South Public Sector Training Programme launched

The Wind Across the Border, a book of essays from the North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme, was launched at a dinner in Dundalk on 25 October by the Chairman of the Centre for Cross Border Studies and Pro-Chancellor of Queen’s University Belfast, Dr Chris Gibson. The six award-winning essays were written jointly by […]

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September 25, 2007

Medical Card entitlements for frontier workers and their dependants

Following an interview with Patricia Clarke, the Centre’s Research Manager on Radio Foyle’s Paul McFadden show on Tuesday 25 September 2007 the Centre was asked to supply further details on Medical Card entitlements for frontier workers and their dependants. The following is a summary of current information available. Under European Union Regulation [EU Regulation 1408/71] […]

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September 1, 2007

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 2008 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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August 20, 2007

Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust seeks new committee members

One of the Centre’s funders, Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, is seeking to co-opt new voluntary members to its Ireland committee, which oversees the grant-making of the Trust in Northern Ireland and the Republic. The commitment is around seven days per year (five weekdays and one weekend) plus additional reading between meetings. Closing date for applications […]

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July 9, 2007


9 July 2007 The Centre for Cross Border Studies has been awarded nearly €1.5 million by Irish Aid, the Irish Government’s development co-operation agency, to lead an all-Ireland consortium of universities to help build the research capacity of universities in Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi. The funding has been awarded under Irish Aid’s Programme of Strategic […]

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