Co-operation North founded
Co-operation Ireland begins a series of publications on North – South Research
Co-operation Ireland USA founded
The Belfast office opens
Co-operation North launched 15 innovative cross border projects launched
Maracycle introduced – organised over 3 days, 1500 cyclists complete the return journey between Belfast and Dublin
Cross border Youth and Schools programmes introduced
The Co-operation North Innovation Awards presented at the European Technology Entrepreneurs Programme Venture Market
Co-operation North host North South economic co-operation conferences
Media programme for journalists introduced
Exchanges Programme introduced after the evaluation of Co-operation North’s Schools and Youth Programme
Her Majesty The Queen and President Mary Robinson become Co-operation North’s joint patrons
Co-operation North awarded contract to deliver a key cross-border element of the European Union Peace Programme.
Following her election as President of Ireland, Mary McAleese becomes Joint Patron
Co-operation North changes its name to Co-operation Ireland after the signing of the Good Friday Agreement
A Gala Concert for Peace at Royal Albert Hall, London in support of Co-operation Ireland, with headline artists including The Corrs, the Saw Doctors and B*witched participating
Co-operation Ireland awarded contract for delivery of EU Peace II Programme. The annual Student Journalism Conference introduced
The Local Authority All-Island Steering Forum established to encourage strategic sustainable approach to cross-border relationships
All-Island Pride of Place Competition introduced
Co-operation Ireland awarded contract for delivery of EU Interreg IIIA Programme. Senator George Mitchell receives Co-operation Ireland Peace Award
Her Majesty The Queen and President Mary McAleese attend celebratory dinner in Crosby Hall, London to mark Co-operation Ireland’s 25th anniversary
Arts-Link Programme introduced
Co-operation Ireland celebrates its 30th anniversary. Joint Patrons Her Majesty The Queen and President McAleese attend a reception for more than 500 people who have been involved in Co-operation Ireland’s work. The annual All-Island School Choir Competition begins. The Youth Leadership Programme introduced
Co-operation Ireland awarded contract to deliver the National Citizen Service Programme in Northern Ireland. Co-operation Ireland facilitates the handshake between Her Majesty The Queen and deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness
Her Majesty The Queen singles out Co-operation Ireland in her state banquet speech during the State Visit of President Michael D Higgins to Great Britain
Co-operation Ireland celebrates its 35th anniversary
Queen Elizabeth is presented with a portrait by Colin Davidson at a Co-operation Ireland event in Crosby Hall attended by First Minster Arlene Foster and Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness.
His Highness Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex Meghan Markle attend Co-operation Ireland’s Amazing the Space event at the former Maze/Long Kesh site to support cross community peace building.
President of Ireland Michael D Higgins addresses Co-operation Ireland dinner to honour the Northern Ireland and Republic of Ireland football teams ahead of their November friendly in Dublin.
Co-operation Ireland celebrates 40 years of peace building.