Previous Events

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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April 27, 2005

North/South Student Teacher Exchange Evaluation Day – Year 3

27 April 2005 St Patrick’s College, Drumcondra, Dublin The purpose of today’s meeting is to share our joint perspectives on the North/South student teacher exchange initiative, which has been organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies under the auspices of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South. It is important that we […]

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April 19, 2005

Regeneration and Identities on the Irish Border

Mapping Frontiers Study Day 2 19 April 2005 Canal Stores, Cavan Road, Clones The second study day for the ‘Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways’ research project was held at the Canal Stores, Clones, on Tuesday 19 April 2005 . The study day focused on the following issues: Cultural and political identities on both sides of the […]

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April 4, 2005

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme

4 April 2005 Canal Court Hotel, Newry The Minister of State at the Northern Ireland Office, Mr Ian Pearson MP, and the Minister of State at the Irish Department of Agriculture and Food, Mr Brendan Smith TD, presented certificates to 20 civil and public servants who were the first graduates of the North/South Public Sector […]

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February 3, 2005

North/South and Cross-Border Public Sector Training Programme (1)

3 February 2005 Canal Court Hotel, Newry Day two of the North/South public sector training programme was chaired by David Nicholl of CIPFA and concentrated on North/South Finance and Governance Issues with presentations by Tim O’Connor and Dr Peter Smyth, from the North/South Ministerial Council. See the main page.

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January 27, 2005

North/South Student Teacher Exchange Orientation Day – Year 3

27 January 2005 Froebel College of Education, Blackrock, Co. Dublin Ms Emer Egan, Assistant Chief Inspector, Department of Education and Science in Dublin and Ms Christine Jendoubi, Assistant Secretary, Department of Education in Bangor opened the North/South Student Teacher Exchange Project (Year 3) Orientation Day in Froebel College of Education, Blackrock, Co Dublin on Thursday […]

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