October 22, 2009

Address to the Pobal/Community Relations Council workshop ‘Across the Border and Back’

Director Andy Pollak addressed this workshop on cross-border working as part of the EU Peace Programme, organized jointly by Pobal and the Northern Ireland Community Relations Council, in the Tara Centre in Omagh. The audience consisted of members of local authority-led Peace and Reconciliation Partnerships in Northern Ireland and the Southern border region. His subject […]

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October 21, 2009

Director speaks at ICBAN board meeting

Director Andy Pollak addressed the board meeting in Omagh of the Irish Central Border Area Network, made up of councillors from Armagh, Dungannon and South Tyrone, Cookstown, Omagh, Fermanagh, Monaghan, Cavan, Leitrim, Sligo and Donegal. He spoke on ‘The Centre for Cross Border Studies and its work in the Irish Border Region.’ See the speech.

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October 6, 2009

CCBS Director addresses Brussels Open Days

On 6 October CCBS Director Andy Pollak addressed the Open Days workshop on ‘Local Cross-border Territories at the service of Citizens’ in the European Commission in Brussels. He was part of the EUROMOT (European network of cross-border local authorities) delegation coordinated by the French government’s Mission Opérationelle Transfrontalière (MOT) cross-border cooperation agency. The other speakers […]

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October 1, 2009

Universities Ireland-IBEC-CBI North/South Masters Bursary Winners 2009

Four Universities Ireland/IBEC-CBI Joint Business Council North-South postgraduate scholarships for the academic year 2009-2010 have been awarded. Two of these scholarships, in subjects of interest to business, are jointly funded by Universities Ireland and two firms (RPS Group and Dublin Port), and two by Universities Ireland alone. They are worth €15,000 each. The winners of […]

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September 14, 2009

President McAleese hosts 10th birthday reception for Centre

From left to right: [standing] Eoin Magennis, Prof John Bradley, John Driscoll, Paul Nolan, Martin Fraser, Ruth Taillon, Eimear Donnelly, Helen Johnston, Tony Kennedy, Annmarie O’Kane, Prof Dermot Diamond, Patricia McAllister, Joe Shiels, Margaret Connolly, Patricia Clarke, Prof John Coolahan, Paddy McDonagh [seated] Prof Ferdinand von Prondzynski, Chris Gibson, President McAleese, Andy Pollak, Mairead Hughes […]

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September 3, 2009

Project Manager (12 Month Contract)

The Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building is seeking a project manager to run its operations out of Dublin City University until the end of 2010. The Irish African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (2007-2011) brings together all nine universities on the island of Ireland and four universities in Uganda, Tanzania, Mozambique and Malawi in […]

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September 2, 2009

Tender advertisement for cross-border hospital modelling research

The Centre for Cross Border Studies INVITATION TO TENDER The Centre for Cross Border Studies has been awarded funding from the EU INTERREG IVA Programme to carry out a ‘basket’ of research, training and information projects in 2009-2011, collectively entitled the Ireland/Northern Ireland Cross-border Cooperation Observatory (INICCO). One of the research projects funded is for […]

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September 1, 2009

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 2010 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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June 19, 2009

Tender advertisement for Border Region Economy research project

REVIVING THE BORDER REGION ECONOMY RESEARCH PROJECT A project supported by INTERREG IVA Programme managed by the Special EU Programmes Body The Centre for Cross Border Studies is seeking a researcher (or researchers) to carry out a package of four closely interrelated studies to find ways of understanding and increasing the accessibility, size, transparency, competitiveness and […]

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June 2, 2009

Second phase of cross-border mobility information website launched in Armagh

Border People User Group (1) – A better understanding of cross-border mobility statistics 2 June 2009 Armagh City Hotel, Armagh The second phase of the Border People online information service ( for people wishing to move across the Irish border to live, work and study was launched in Armagh on Tuesday 2 June 2009. The […]

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