YMIP at the Citizens’ Dialogue

Our 25 Youth Media and the Irish Presidency (YMIP) citizen journalists were at last Thursday’s Launch of the European Year of Citizens 2013 and Citizens’ Dialogue in Dublin interviewing participants and protesters, photographing and filming proceedings.  We’ve a few examples of their coverage below to give you a taste of what to expect from their work over the next six months.

Andrew Coffman-Smith

Listen to Andrew’s report United States of EUrope? here.

Andrew Coffman-Smith speaks to protesters outside the Citizens' Dialogue

Andrew Coffman-Smith speaks to protesters outside the Citizens’ Dialogue


Laura Gaynor

Have a look at Laura’s video below.  She asked participants for their views on why the Irish Presidency is important.


Our 25 YMIP journalists will be reporting from events for the duration of Ireland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU from January to June 2013 and will bring a youth-focused perspective to coverage of European affairs in Ireland.  Learn more about the Programme here and keep an eye on our website over the coming days and months as we post more articles, video and interviews.



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