Previous Events

March 8, 2018

CCBS Annual Conference 2018: The Good Friday Agreement in all its parts: safeguarding the totality of relationships

Date: 8 – 9 March 2018 Venue: Crowne Plaza Hotel, Dundalk The 2018 Annual CCBS Conference, The Good Friday Agreement in All Its Parts: Safeguarding the totality of relationships, brought together more than 100 participants – some of whom were centrally involved in drafting and implementing the 1998 Agreement and the Devolution settlement for Northern Ireland – […]

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September 18, 2017

CCBS Deputy Director speaks at William Carleton Summer School on “Creativity and its limits in the approaches to Brexit”

On the 16th of September, CCBS Deputy Director Anthony Soares gave a keynote speech at the William Carleton Summer School, where he assessed the UK Government’s proposals on Northern Ireland and the border as part of the negotiations on the UK’s withdrawal from the European Union. In his speech, he asked how creative, imaginative and […]

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September 11, 2017

CCBS Deputy Director gives keynote lecture at Warwick University

Deputy Director, Anthony Soares, gave a keynote lecture at the “Discourses of Migration” conference at Warwick University (7 September). The title of his lecture was “Migration at the Northern Ireland (Brexit) Border: Identities, Commodities and Connections”, and in which he discussed the extent to which future migration serves either a purely mechanical function that dehumanises […]

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July 12, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was a guest speaker at a ‘Brexit Briefing’

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was one of the guest speakers at a ‘Brexit Briefing’ event hosted in the Hotel Kilmore, Cavan on the evening of 11 July by Brendan Smith TD, Chairman of the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party.  Addressing the audience of more than 200 people in attendance, former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern provided a personal […]

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July 4, 2017

CCBS Team supports Sectoral Dialogue event on Enterprise Skills Needs and Brexit

The Centre for Cross Border Studies provided support at a Sectoral Dialogue event on Enterprise Skills Needs and Brexit, hosted by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills on 3 July at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD opened the […]

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June 20, 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Irish Border Region.

Event Date 20 June 2017. The Centre for Cross Border Studies was delighted to welcome guests to the Canal Court in Newry 20th June 2017 for a seminar on ‘Good Practice in the Cross-Border Cooperation in the Irish Border Region’. The seminar, part of an international study visit for participants in a project funded by […]

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June 20, 2017

TEIN Members Visit ‘PEACE Link’ Clones

Following on from the morning seminar ‘ Good Practice in Cross Border Cooperation’ at the Canal Court Hotel Newry and as part of the TEIN International Study Visit, our guests from the ‘Transfrontier Euro-Institute Network’ were taken on a visit to the PEACE Link in Clones. Supported with €7.8 million worth of funding from the European Union’s […]

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June 15, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon presents at ‘Brexit: Charting a Way Forward. A Civil Society Dialogue’

The EU draft guidelines on the forthcoming EU-UK negotiations make it clear that the EU is open to finding ‘flexible and imaginative solutions’ which reflect the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland. The potential threat that Brexit represents to rights and equalities, the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, the border and the economy in Northern Ireland have been […]

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June 12, 2017

“Sharing Social Innovation and Social Enterprise across the Border: Best practice in the Justice sectors on the island of Ireland”

Event Date: 12th June 2017. The Centre for Cross Border Studies, as a member of the North-South Social Innovation Network Steering Committee, was involved in the organisation of a half-day workshop taking place today, the 12th of June, and dedicated to the sharing of skills and experiences in the areas of Social Enterprise and Social […]

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May 22, 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attends All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit “The North West and Wider Border Region”

The Irish Government’s All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit is continuing.  CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attended the most recent consultation event on Monday 22 May in Letterkenny. This event, which attracted 160 participants, was focussed specifically on the North West and the Wider Border Region. Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council made […]

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