Previous Events

Event Date: 20th June 2017

TEIN Members Visit ‘PEACE Link’ Clones

Following on from the morning seminar ‘ Good Practice in Cross Border Cooperation’ at the Canal Court Hotel Newry and as part of the TEIN International Study Visit, our guests from the ‘Transfrontier Euro-Institute Network’ were taken on a visit to the PEACE Link in Clones. Supported with €7.8 million worth of funding from the European Union’s […]

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Event Date: 15th June 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon presents at ‘Brexit: Charting a Way Forward. A Civil Society Dialogue’

The EU draft guidelines on the forthcoming EU-UK negotiations make it clear that the EU is open to finding ‘flexible and imaginative solutions’ which reflect the unique circumstances of Northern Ireland. The potential threat that Brexit represents to rights and equalities, the Belfast/Good Friday Agreement, the border and the economy in Northern Ireland have been […]

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Event Date: 12th June 2017

“Sharing Social Innovation and Social Enterprise across the Border: Best practice in the Justice sectors on the island of Ireland”

Event Date: 12th June 2017. The Centre for Cross Border Studies, as a member of the North-South Social Innovation Network Steering Committee, was involved in the organisation of a half-day workshop taking place today, the 12th of June, and dedicated to the sharing of skills and experiences in the areas of Social Enterprise and Social […]

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Event Date: 8th June 2017

CCBS delighted to welcome young leaders from the South Caucasus.

The Centre for Cross Border Studies was delighted to welcome a delegation of young leaders from the South Caucasus to Armagh on 8 June. Since the early 1990s, the South Caucasus region has been suffering from multiple highly-militarised conflicts, leading to thousands of casualties and millions of refugees and internally displaced persons. To this day, […]

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Event Date: 22nd May 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attends All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit “The North West and Wider Border Region”

The Irish Government’s All-Island Sectoral Dialogue on Brexit is continuing.  CCBS Director Ruth Taillon attended the most recent consultation event on Monday 22 May in Letterkenny. This event, which attracted 160 participants, was focussed specifically on the North West and the Wider Border Region. Donegal County Council and Derry City and Strabane District Council made […]

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Event Date: 16th May 2017

A full house for CCBS seminar on “Models of Cross-Border Cooperation for a Post-Brexit Context”

CCBS organised a successful information session in Leinster House on the 16th of May, hosted by the Oireachtas Joint Committee on European Union Affairs. With political representatives and senior policy-makers from both jurisdictions on the island of Ireland, as well as the Swiss and Norwegian Ambassadors to Ireland and senior staff from the French Embassy […]

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May 16, 2017

CCBS & Armagh Robinson Library present A lecture entitled ‘How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology’

The lecture given on Tuesday 16 May 2017 by Professor Aidan O’Sullivan in Armagh Robinson Library.  Organised by the Centre for Cross Border Studies and the Library, this was the second annual lecture organised collaboratively by the two institutions. Professor O’Sullivan lectures at UCD School of Archaeology, University College Dublin. Speaking in advance of his lecture, […]

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Event Date: 16th May 2017

“How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology”.

On Tuesday 16th May The Centre for Cross Border Studies and Armagh Robinson Library will hold their Annual Spring Lecture 2017. Professor Aidan O’Sullivan from the School of Archaeology, UCD will give the lecture: “How did people in early medieval Ireland live together? Some insights from archaeology, early Irish documentary sources, and experimental archaeology”. The […]

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Event Date: 24th April 2017

Advice Sector Seminar on Welfare Reform in NI

24 April 2017, 11.00am – 12.30pm – Online!  Delivered by Citizens Advice this online session provides a basic overview and introduction to welfare reform, including Universal Credit, Personal Independence Payment and the mitigations package. This will enable participants to answer general queries, recognise when a client or service user may not be claiming what they […]

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