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 –  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

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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March 22, 2010

Fourth workshop and summer school of Irish-African Partnership in Malawi

22-25 March 2010 The fourth workshop and summer school of the Irish-African Partnership for Research Capacity Building (IAP for short) – which brings together the nine universities on the island of Ireland with universities in Malawi, Mozambique, Tanzania and Uganda, and of which the Centre is a founding partner – took place in Chancellor College, […]

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March 11, 2010

First Belfast-Dublin rail seminar

A first North-South seminar to discuss the Belfast-Dublin rail line and the Enterprise service between Ireland’s two main cities was organised by the Centre in Belfast’s Hilton Hotel on 11 March. Around 25 people (most of them regular users of the line) attended from a range of organisations including the North South Ministerial Council Joint […]

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March 8, 2010

Placement commences on North-South Student Teacher Exchange

The 2008-2009 North-South Student Teacher Exchange project Phase III will involve 20 students from seven colleges of primary education: Stranmillis University College and St Mary’s University College in Belfast; St Patrick’s College Drumcondra, Church of Ireland College of Education, Coláiste Mhuire Marino and Froebel College of Education, all in Dublin, and Mary Immaculate College in […]

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February 20, 2010

Director addresses Sinn Féin London conference

Director Andy Pollak was one of the speakers at a Sinn Féin-organised conference in London on 20 February entitled ‘ Putting Irish unity on the agenda’. Andy appealed for an emphasis on cross-community and cross-border cooperation rather than Irish unity. He argued that ‘when we manage to cooperate to build a shared society within the […]

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January 29, 2010

2010 North-South postgraduate scholarship scheme open for applications

Universities Ireland, which promotes collaboration between universities in Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland, and the Joint Business Council of the Confederation of British Industry (NI) and the Irish Business and Employers Confederation (IBEC), which promotes North-South business cooperation, are offering four – six scholarships to students undertaking a recognised Master’s or the first […]

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