Previous Events

May 30, 2006

Public attitudes to developing and using cross-border health services

Politicians and health professionals have identified health as a key area for cross-border co-operation. The two health systems (National Health Services in the North and Irish Health Service in the South) share common core principles, face similar health and service problems, and have adopted similar approaches to tackling issues. However there is little evidence of […]

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April 12, 2006

Cross Border Programme for Research and Education Contributing to Peace and Reconciliation: Close Out Conference & Exhibition

12 April 2006 Armagh City Hotel The Higher Education Authority wishes to invite all interested participants to the Close Out Conference and Exhibition of the Cross Border Programme for Research and Education on 12 April 2006 from 9.15am – 15.00pm at the Armagh City Hotel. For further information please contact: Abigail Chantler Research Programmes / […]

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March 29, 2006

Border Ireland reveals that €1.47bn has been invested in cross-border activities

29 March 2006 Buswells Hotel, Dublin The Border Ireland website which was launched today by the Irish minister for Finance Brian Cowen TD has revealed that €1.47bn has been invested in cross-border co-operation. The website, borderireland.info, will act as a guide to cross-border activities in Ireland and will be maintained by the Centre for Cross […]

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March 28, 2006

A conference on how public authorities provide services to minority groups in Northern Ireland, the Republic of Ireland and Scotland

28 March 2006 Hilton Hotel, Belfast The conference is aimed at a diverse audience including people working in public and social services, government officials, NGOs as well as minority ethnic groups and the communities that represent them. The conference will launch the emerging findings from research examining how public authorities provide services for minority ethnic […]

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March 7, 2006

Launch of the Journal of Cross Border Studies – No.1

7 March 2006 Stormont Hotel, Belfast The first issue of The Journal of Cross Border Studies in Ireland was launched in Belfast on 7 March 2006 by the Head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service, Mr Nigel Hamilton. Its appearance is timely, as both the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland, Mr Hain, and the […]

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January 19, 2006

Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways: Routes to Cooperation in a Divided Island

Mapping Frontiers Final Conference 19-20 January 2006 Armagh City Hotel, Armagh The final conference was organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies. The international keynote addresses was given by Professor Brendan O’Leary, who holds the Lauder Professorship of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania, and Professor Joseph Heyman, Professor of Anthropology at the […]

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November 10, 2005

Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS)

Annual Conference: Teacher Education for Citizenship in Culturally Diverse Societies 10-11 November 2005 Grand Hotel Malahide The Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) held its third annual conference in Malahide, Co Dublin, in November 2005 under the title ‘Teacher Education for Citizenship in Culturally Diverse Societies’. This conference was organised by the […]

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September 20, 2005

Crossing the Information Border: Developing an all-island agenda for cross-border information, advice and advocacy

Tuesday 20 September 2005 Share Centre, Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh The conference was organised through a partnership between Centre for Cross Border Studies and Citizens Advice/Comhairle. Mr. Tommie Gorman, RTE Northern Editor, chaired the conference. The objective for the day was to outline the current cross-border information, advice and advocacy needs and services on the island and […]

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September 13, 2005

Does the border matter? North/South trade and mobility since the 1920s

Mapping Frontiers Study Day 3 13 September 2005 InterTradeIreland, The Old Gasworks Business Park, Kilmorey Street, Newry The object of this Study Day was to explore the impact of the border on economic life on the island in the specific areas of trade, business cooperation and migration patterns. The central question was this: to what […]

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July 1, 2005

Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs Dermot Ahern to present certificates at North/South Public Sector Training Programme

Module 4: Cross-Border Co-operation at NGO, Local Authority and Community Level 1 July 2005 Fairways Hotel, Dundalk Mr Ahern congratulated both the participants and the organisers, noting that there were now over 700 civil and public servants in the North/South co-operation field and calling the training programme “an example of cross-border co-operation working at its […]

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June 16, 2005

Higher Education and Business: Beyond Mutual Incomprehension

Higher Education Conference Series: Conference 5 organised by Universities Ireland and the IBEC/CBI Joint Business Council 16 – 17 June 2005 Radisson Hotel, Belfast The fifth North/South Higher Education Conference took place in the Radisson Hotel in Belfast on 16-17 June 2005 with the titleHigher Education and Business: Beyond Mutual Incomprehension. As this title suggests, it […]

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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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