Research Reports

March 21, 2001

The Evolution of Telecom Technologies: Current Trends and Near-Future Implications

A number of case studies of developments in mobile and wireless telephony across the Irish border from a research team led by two of Ireland’s leading specialists in information retrieval, data analysis and image and signal processing: Professor Fionn Murtagh of Queen’s University Belfast and Dr John Keating of National University of Ireland Maynooth. The […]

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February 1, 2001

North South School, Youth and Teacher Exchanges Conference

18 October 2001 The Centre for Cross Border Studies was commissioned by the Department of Education Northern Ireland and the Department of Education and Science in the Republic of Ireland to carry out a ‘scoping’ study of the current state of North/South school, youth and teacher exchanges, with recommendations on how such exchanges might be […]

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September 10, 2000

The Local History Project: Co-operating North and South

This study by Dr Jacinta Prunty, Dr Raymond Gillespie and Ms Maeve Mulryan-Moloney of the Department of Modern History, NUI Maynooth aims to provide a solid basis for future practical collaboration in local history on an all-Ireland basis. The aims may be summarised as: Identification on an all-island basis of as many local history societies […]

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September 1, 2000

From Concept to Realisation : An Evaluation of CAWT

In June 2000, the Centre for Cross Border Studies was commissioned by the CAWT Management Board to undertake an independent evaluation of the CAWT organisation. The evaluation, which was prepared at a time when CAWT was actively considering its future role, aimed to serve three main functions: the need for accountability to the border population, […]

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August 31, 2000

Obstacles to Cross-Border Mobility

In 2000 the Centre for Cross Border Studies was commissioned to undertake a preliminary study of the bureaucratic and other obstacles hindering the movement of people across the border to live and work, for the North/South Ministerial Council.Subsequently the North/South Ministerial Council (NSMC) commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers in Belfast and Indecon Economic Consultants in Dublin to prepare a […]

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June 14, 2000

North South Co-operation on Tourism: A Mapping Study

A mapping study, drawn up in early 2000, to inform the discussions of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ specialist Study Group on existing co-operation, and the scope for further co-operation, between organisations in the two Irish jurisdictions around the tourism and hospitality industries in Ireland. The mapping study, based primarily on a brief period […]

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April 6, 2000

North South Co-operation on Agriculture and Food (including Forestry and Rural Development) : A Mapping Study

A mapping study, drawn up in early 2000, to inform the discussions of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ specialist Study Group on existing co-operation, and the scope for further co-operation, between organisations in the two Irish jurisdictions around agriculture, rural development and the food industry. The mapping study, based primarily on a brief period […]

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April 1, 2000

North South Co-operation on Information and Communication Technologies (and related areas)

A mapping study drawn up to inform the discussions of the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ specialist Study Group on existing co-operation, and the scope for further co-operation, between organisations in the two Irish jurisdictions around information and communications technology. The mapping study, based primarily on a brief period of desk research, does not pretend […]

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