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YMIP attend “Brussels coming to Dublin”

2013 is the European Year of Citizens, but is everyone’s voice being heard?  Aine O’Doherty The European Year of the Citizen was launched in Dublin last week, which coincides with Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the European Union.  Ireland holds the Presidency for the first six months of 2013, […]

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Are we making the most of our Presidency?

Citizens’ Dialogue: Are we making the most of our Presidency? Sorcha Cusack Before I sat down to write this article, I casually asked my fifteen-year-old sister what being a citizen of the EU meant to her.  Predicting a typical teenage response, I fully expected her to throw out a learnt-off […]

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Citizens’ Dialogue: Young, Irish, and disinterested in the EU?

Young, Irish, and disinterested in the EU? Maeve Montague With 2013 earmarked as the Year of Citizens, Europe has signalled its attempt to make European politics more publicly accessible through a series of Citizens’ Dialogues. Having survived 2012 without losing any member states, as was widely feared, the EU wants […]

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YMIP: But Where’s Our Flag?

Ireland’s youth addressed at Citizens’ Dialogue in Dublin Isabella De Luca Last Thursday, January 10, the Launch of the European Year of Citizens 2013 and the fifth in a series of Citizens’ Dialogues took place in Dublin City Hall. Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánáiste Eamon Gilmore and President of the European […]

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