Previous Events

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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Event Date: 23rd February 2017

Brexit scenarios for cross-border workers

On 23rd February 2017 Annmarie O’Kane spoke at the Stronger Together Brexit Conference, which took place in STEP, Dungannon. Annmarie briefly outlined the technical aspects of the process of leaving the EU and presented a number of possible scenarios based on already existing arrangements between other countries and EU. Using data from a recently prepared […]

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Event Date: 23rd February 2017

CCBS Annual Conference 23 & 24 February 2017

The Centre for Cross Border Studies’ 2017 Annual Conference took place at the Armagh City Hotel on Thursday 23 & Friday 24 February 2017. It facilitated wide-ranging and informed discussions on the theme of  Building and maintaining relationships: within, across and beyond these islands after the Referendum. The Centre was delighted to welcome speakers and attendees […]

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Event Date: 23rd January 2017

CCBS Meets with British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters

CCBS Director Ruth Taillon and CCBS Deputy Director Anthony Soares presented oral evidence to the British-Irish Parliamentary Assembly Committee on Sovereign Matters at a special session in Belfast on 23 January. The Committee was interested in the implications of Brexit for Ireland, as well as Northern Ireland and the rest of the UK. In particular, […]

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Event Date: 29th November 2016

Scholars at Risk Ireland (Universities Ireland) special event featuring address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins

On 29th November 2016 the Scholars at Risk Ireland section (Universities Ireland) presented a special event featuring an opening address by President of Ireland, Michael D. Higgins. The President’s address was followed by dialogues with scholars from Iran, Iraq, Syria, Turkey and Sri Lanka, moderated by Senator Ivana Bacik, Dr. Roja Fazaeli and Dr. Jude […]

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