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Universities Ireland is an organisation which promotes collaboration and co-operation between universities in Ireland, including those both in Northern Ireland and in the Republic of Ireland. It was launched in July 2003 (with Professor Gerry McKenna, Vice Chancellor of the University of Ulster, as founding chair), and is funded by the member universities themselves; the Department of Education and Skills in the Republic of Ireland; the Department for Employment and Learning in Northern Ireland; and InterTradeIreland, an all-island body under the North/South Ministerial Council.
Members of Universities Ireland