Research

June 12, 2012

Reviving the Border Region Economy in a New Era of Peace and Devolved Government

The final report of this research project – Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Re-thinking Regional Policy in Ireland – was launched on 30 March 2012. The aim of its package of four closely inter-related studies is to find ways of understanding and increasing the accessibility, size, transparency, competitiveness and profitability of Irish border region markets in a […]

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June 12, 2012

Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation in Ireland

As part of the integrative work of a cross-border observatory, the Centre has devised and developed an Impact Assessment Toolkit (IAT) for practical, mutually beneficial cross-border cooperation in Ireland. This highly innovative toolkit – the first of its kind in the European Union – is designed to guide policy-makers and EU funders (and to be […]

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March 30, 2012

Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland

The report – Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland – was launched today in Dublin by Aidan Gough, Director of Strategy and Policy at InterTradeIreland. This major study of the economy of the Irish border region and cross-border economic renewal was carried out by Dr John Bradley, formerly of the Economic and Social […]

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March 30, 2012

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.7

The seventh Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland features an interview on North-South cooperation with the Taoiseach, Enda Kenny TD, and articles on young people’s attitudes to cross-border cooperation;  setting up an Economic Development Zone in the border region; North-South research collaboration; cross-border cooperation in hospital services; cross-border undergraduate flows and the contribution of […]

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December 15, 2011

Unlocking the Potential of Cross-Border Hospital Planning on the Island of Ireland

A new research report from the Centre for Cross Border Studies concludes that there are potential benefits to be gained from increased North-South cooperation in a number of key acute healthcare services: cystic fibrosis, Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) surgery, paediatric cardiac surgery, orthopaedic surgery and acute mental health services. The report, Unlocking the Potential […]

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March 8, 2011

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.6

The NI Deputy First Minister, Martin McGuinness MP MLA, will launch the 2011 edition of The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland in Belfast on 8 March 2011. The new edition features an interview with Mr McGuinness on North-South cooperation, plus articles on the border region economy; the human rights situation in the two […]

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April 21, 2010

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.5

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Micheàl Martin launched the 2010 edition of The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland on 21 April 2010 in Dublin. The 2010 journal contains an interview with the Taoiseach, Brian Cowen TD, on North-South cooperation; an article by the novelist Colm Toibin on the Irish and Catalan borders; and articles […]

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March 25, 2009

The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland – No.4

The Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Mr Bruce Robinson, formally launched the 2009 Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland in Belfast on 25 March 2009. The 2009 edition of the journal features an interview with the First Minister, Rt Hon Peter Robinson MP MLA, on North-South cooperation, and articles on North-South economic […]

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May 1, 2008

Cross-border GP Out-Of-Hours evaluation

Co-operation and Working Together (CAWT), a partnership of Health Boards and Trusts in the border region, is currently developing two pilot areas along the border where patients would be given the choice of accessing closer cross-border services or using the existing service in his/her own jurisdiction. A pilot cross-border GP Out Of Hours service was […]

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March 21, 2008

Common Chapter (North-South) Activity Report 2006

The Centre for Cross Border Studies in partnership with FGS McClure Watters have been appointed by the Special EU Programmes Body (SEUPB) to produce a Common Chapter (North-South) Activity Report for 2006.  The Common Chapter forms part of the National Development Plan for Ireland and the Structural Funds Plan for Northern Ireland, and aims to […]

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