Previous Events

Event Date: 11th July 2017

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was a guest speaker at a ‘Brexit Briefing’

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon was one of the guest speakers at a ‘Brexit Briefing’ event hosted in the Hotel Kilmore, Cavan on the evening of 11 July by Brendan Smith TD, Chairman of the Fianna Fáil Parliamentary Party.  Addressing the audience of more than 200 people in attendance, former Taoiseach Bertie Ahern provided a personal […]

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Event Date: 3rd July 2017

CCBS Team supports Sectoral Dialogue event on Enterprise Skills Needs and Brexit

The Centre for Cross Border Studies provided support at a Sectoral Dialogue event on Enterprise Skills Needs and Brexit, hosted by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation and the Department of Education and Skills on 3 July at the Aviva Stadium, Dublin. Tánaiste and Minister for Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald TD opened the […]

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Event Date: 22nd June 2017

2nd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture “Economics: Helping to Make Us Human”

Prof José Luis Iparraguirre, Chief Economist, Age UK, gave the 2nd Annual Sir George Quigley Memorial Lecture “Economics: Helping to Make Us Human” on Thursday 22nd June 2017 in Queen’s University Belfast on behalf of the Centre for Cross Border Studies. Ruth Taillon, Director of the Centre, opened the lecture by paying tribute to Sir George […]

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Event Date: 20th June 2017

Good Practice in Cross-Border Cooperation in the Irish Border Region.

Event Date 20 June 2017. The Centre for Cross Border Studies was delighted to welcome guests to the Canal Court in Newry 20th June 2017 for a seminar on ‘Good Practice in the Cross-Border Cooperation in the Irish Border Region’. The seminar, part of an international study visit for participants in a project funded by […]

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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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