September 1, 2005

Heads of British and Irish Business Confederations meet Irish University Presidents for the first time in Belfast

The Director General of the Confederation of British Industry, Sir Digby Jones, and the Director General of the Irish Business and Employers Confederation, Mr Turlough O’Sullivan, met the Presidents and Vice-Chancellors of the nine Irish universities for a historic, first ever meeting in Belfast on Thursday 1 September (9-11 am). The meeting took place in […]

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September 1, 2005

Dublin fireman and Bangor law student get first North/South scholarships

Neal O’Grady, a Dublin firefighter, and Stephanie Switzer, a law student from Bangor, Co Down, were presented with Universities Ireland’s first North/South Masters scholarships. Neal, from Firhouse, will do an MSc in Fire Safety Engineering at the University of Ulster, while Stephanie will do a Masters in Commercial Law at University College Dublin. Universities Ireland […]

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July 1, 2005

Minister for Foreign Affairs Dermot Ahern presents Certificates to graduates of North/South Public Service Training Programme

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme (2) Module 4: Cross-Border Co-operation at NGO, Local Authority and Community Level 1 July 2005 Fairways Hotel, Dundalk The Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, Mr Dermot Ahern TD, presented certificates to 20 civil and public servants who became the second group of graduates of the North/South Public Sector […]

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June 16, 2005

Richard Lambert of Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee gives address at Universities Ireland/JBC conference on Higher Education and Business

Higher Education and Business: Beyond Mutual Incomprehension Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 5 organised by Universities Ireland and the IBEC/CBI Joint Business Council 16 – 17 June 2005 Radisson Hotel, Belfast The fifth North/South Higher Education Conference took place in the Radisson Hotel in Belfast on 16-17 June 2005 with the titleHigher Education and Business: Beyond […]

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June 1, 2005

Towards Better Government Policy and Action in North/South Waste Management

A workshop facilitated by the Centre for Cross Border Studies for the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN) 1 June 2005 Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh Background In 2004 the Irish Central Border Area Network (ICBAN), in conjunction with local councils across Northern Ireland and the Southern Border Counties, commissioned a study into waste […]

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May 16, 2005

Universities Ireland offering two North-South scholarships

Home | Contact Us | Links | About Us NORTH-SOUTH SCHOLARSHIPS 2005-2006 This scholarship is worth €20,000 (Stg£14,000) and must be taken up in September 2005. It is open to someone proposing to take up a place on a recognised cross-border Master’s course (e.g. LLM in Human Rights Law between Queen’s University Belfast and NUI Galway, or MSc […]

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May 1, 2005 Details collected of over 2300 cross-border activities involving over 3000 contacts, North and South

Date Milestsone 29 March 2006 Minister for Finance, Brian Cowen TD to launch Border Ireland 20 September 2005 Border Ireland enters prelaunch phase – visit the website for more details 20 September 2005 Crossing the Information Border: Joint Border Ireland / Borderwise conference 25 May 2005 Data collection in Northern government Departments underway. OFMDFM request […]

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January 13, 2005

First Ever North/South Civil Service Training Course Begins

20 civil and public servants from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland took part in the opening session of the first ever North/South civil and public service training programme in Newry on 13 January 2005. The programme is organised by a partnership made up of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, the Chartered Institute […]

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November 11, 2004

Launch of the 2003 Initial Teacher Education conference report and the Diversity in Early Years Education, North and South research report

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) Annual Conference: The changing contexts of teacher education, North and South 11-12 November 2004 Armagh City Hotel The third major all-island conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) was held in the City Hotel Armagh on Thursday 11 – Friday 12 […]

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November 4, 2004

E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Universities in Ireland – A Symposium

4 November 2004 Dublin City University Universities Ireland held a symposium entitled ‘E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Irish Universities’ in Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday 4 November 2004. The symposium addressed the lessons of the recent international experience of e-learning in higher education and identified strategic opportunities for Irish higher education institutions, North […]

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