Email Address
Website URL
Near Media Co-op, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17, Dublin, D17 K462, Ireland
Describe the purpose and aim(s) of the organisation/voluntary group

Near Media Co-op contributes to a more inclusive and diverse media landscape through media literacy and broadcast training and gives voice to people under and mis-represented in mainstream media.

Learners most commonly worked with:
Home carers
Lone parents
Members of LGBTQI communities
Members of Traveller communities
Members of ROMA communities
Older learners
People and/or their families living with addiction/in recovery
People experiencing homelessness
People living in areas of high unemployment and deprivation
People living in border counties
People who are unemployed
People who left school early
People with disabilities
People with experience of the prison system
People with literacy difficulties
People with mental health challenges
Refugees and/or people seeking international protection
Women returning to the workplace
Young Adults
Additional Special Interest Groups (not listed)
new communities
Programmes/Courses Offered
Civic & democratic engagement (eg. voting rights & awareness, legal rights courses)
Community engagement programmes (personal development programmes through creative, social or manual activities eg. flower arranging)
Employment skills
Health and wellbeing programmes
Additional Programmes/Courses (not listed)
media skills: 1) radio production skills 2) podcast skills 3) get your message across / interview skills 4) media literacy skills
Level of courses you offer
Accredited levels 1 - 3
Additional Wraparound Support (not listed)
not applicable
Approximate number of learners engaged with annually
50 - 100