March 2, 2020

Border People: Cross-Border Practitioners’ Group meeting

*Online registration* If you work or volunteer in an organisation that provides free cross-border information and advice to citizens this could be for you. Our Cross-Border Practitioners’ Group is suitable for advisors and information providers who are already busy with cross-border enquiries and anticipate being swamped by Brexit related enquiries. We meet once each month […]

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November 29, 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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August 27, 2015

The Centre for Cross Border Studies provides secretariat services for cross-border networks: The Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) is a network of 38 colleges of education, university education departments, teaching councils, curriculum councils, education trade unions and education centres on the island of Ireland with a responsibility for and interest in teacher […]

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December 6, 2013

BORDER-ZINE: Previous issues

Past editions of Border-Zine are now available to read online. Issues of Border-Zine are listed in order of publication, most recent first. Use the Sign-up form to the right to receive your copy of Border-Zine directly to your email inbox on the day of publication. Issue Number Issue Date 21 April 2015 20 March 2015 […]

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June 12, 2012

Border People Cross-Border Mobility Information Website (Phase Two)

This is the second phase (2009-2012) of the Border People ( information website, being developed in a continuing partnership with the North/South Ministerial Council Joint Secretariat. This project is led by the Centre for Cross Border Studies’ IT manager, Joe Shiels, and information officer, Annmarie O’Kane. The website provides citizens information for people crossing the […]

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January 1, 2007

Cross Border Mobility Information Service –

The North/South Ministerial Council (NSMC) has appointed the Centre to manage the development of a cross-border mobility information website. Following the publication of the PriceWaterhouseCoopers/Indecon Report on the Study of Obstacles to Mobility between the two parts of the island of Ireland (see, Ministers in the NSMC decided that a dedicated website should be established to provide […]

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July 1, 2006

Border Ireland: Phase II 2006-2008

The main objective for Phase II is to firmly establish Border Ireland as a portal for information on and communication for cross-border co-operation on the island of Ireland. There are four key elements to Phase II of the project: The development of a range of interactive facilities on the Border Ireland website – including a […]

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July 1, 2006

Mapping Border Ireland

Mapping cross-border infrastructure projects, especially over time, can help to determine the impacts of these infrastructure projects on local economic development, land uses, services and residential and commercial development in a cross border context. The comprehensive mapping of projects will also provide the opportunity to illustrate linkages to other programmes. The mapping of completed infrastructure […]

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May 1, 2003


Visit and discover what it can do for you The Centre has developed Border Ireland an on-line information signposting system to direct people to existing points of cross-border information in the public domain. The website acts as a one-stop shop for researchers, policy makers, community development workers, businesses and the general public providing, for the first […]

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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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