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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October 28, 2004

Irish Times article on CaSE schools science and citizenship project

Internet connects along the Border [ article in the Irish Times Science Today – 28 October 2004 ] The Internet is providing a fresh point of connection for 400 students on both sides of the Border. An innovative EU-funded programme is teaching them both science and citizenship but also attempting to break down barriers, writes […]

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September 26, 2004

Sunday Tribune article on Centre’s contribution to the peace process

Breaking the Mould [article in the Sunday Tribune supplement – Peace and Prosperity: marking the island of Ireland’s progress as a result of the peace process – 26 September 2004] by Andy Pollak The Centre for Cross Border Studies has filled an important niche in developing cross-border co-operation across a wide range of subjects. One […]

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September 6, 2004

Seminar to demonstrate BORDER IRELAND potential for cross-border policy makers

BORDER IRELAND Information Seminar 6 September 2004 Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh The Centre for Cross Border Studies is currently developing BORDER IRELAND, an online searchable database of cross-border information produced by policy-makers, researchers, government departments, EU-funded programmes and other major organisations in Ireland, North and South. BORDER IRELAND will provide for the first time an […]

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