Previous Events

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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January 20, 2005

Pride of Our Place: Phase II – Conference

20 January 2005, AmmA Centre, Armagh & 21 January 2005, Education Centre, Monaghan The primary purpose of Phase 2 is to engage teachers and pupils in focussed studies of elements of their local environments and the environments of their partner schools so as to promote mutual understanding, awareness of cultural, social and religious backgrounds to […]

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January 13, 2005

First Ever North/South Civil Service Training Course Begins

20 civil and public servants from Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland took part in the opening session of the first ever North/South civil and public service training programme in Newry on 13 January 2005. The programme is organised by a partnership made up of the Centre for Cross Border Studies, the Chartered Institute […]

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December 9, 2004

Partition and the creation of a ‘border region’

Mapping Frontiers Study Day 1 9 December 2004 Robinson Library, Abbey Street, Armagh The first study day for the ‘Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways’ research project was held at the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh, on Thursday 9 December 2004. The study day focused on the creation of the Irish Border and its historical impact. […]

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November 11, 2004

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

Annual Conference: The changing contexts of teacher education, North and South 11-12 November 2004 Armagh City Hotel The third major all-island conference of the Standing Conference on Teacher Education, North and South (SCoTENS) was held in the City Hotel Armagh on Thursday 11 – Friday 12 November 2004. The conference was addressed by a keynote […]

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November 10, 2004

Mapping Frontiers Study Day

Partition and the creation of a ‘border region’ Mapping Frontiers Study Day 1 9 December 2004 Robinson Library, Abbey Street, Armagh The first study day for the ‘Mapping Frontiers, Plotting Pathways’ research project was held at the Centre for Cross Border Studies, Armagh, on Thursday 9 December 2004. The study day focused on the creation […]

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November 4, 2004

E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Universities in Ireland – A Symposium

4 November 2004 Dublin City University Universities Ireland held a symposium entitled ‘E-learning as a Strategic Imperative for Irish Universities’ in Dublin City University (DCU) on Thursday 4 November 2004. The symposium addressed the lessons of the recent international experience of e-learning in higher education and identified strategic opportunities for Irish higher education institutions, North […]

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