October 1, 2008

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 2009 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 13, 2008

Conference on Irish and European cross-border cooperation

Attending the conference were (from left to right) Martín Guillermo Ramirez, Secretary General of the Association of Border Regions, Áine Lawlor, RTÉ, Dermot Ahern TD, Minister for Justice, Equality and Law Reform and Pat Colgan, Chief Executive, Special EU Programmes Body. 130 people from 11 countries attended the Centre’s conference – ‘Cross-Border Cooperation as part […]

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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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