• Election 2016

    Election 2016

    Check out our new election blog with candidate profiles for Dublin Bay North, electoral developments, interviews and news. www.near.ie/election

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  • AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    On Sunday, 31st January 2016 the 32nd AXA Raheny 5 Mile Road Race will take place. The event, which was founded in 1985 by former Olympian Pat Hooper is promoted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club and is now rated as one of the country’s leading road races. The race begins near the Raheny Garda Station and roughly incorporates an outside lap of St Anne’s Park via a series of left hand turns. As in previous year’s, Near FM will be […]

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  • Documentaries on Near FM

    Documentaries on Near FM

    Tune in to Near FM all next week Jan 18th– 22nd at 12.30pm for a week of radio documentaries produced by the Broadcasting & Journalism Degree students of Colaiste Dhulaigh in conjunction with Near FM. These documentaries which are made by Colaiste Dhulaigh students for a degree certified by the University of Wolverhampton cover a wide range of topics with Northside Dublin being the common theme. On Monday we visit Howth to find out about the life of the fishermen. Tuesday […]

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  • Recommended Albums 2015

    Recommended Albums 2015

    Was that 2015? How quick was that? Another year and hundreds of more incredible album releases digitally making their way to your mp3 player via your computer, or being played from Vinyl with the opening crackle from that stylus. Some of us are still buying CD’s. No matter, it’s the quality that counts and here I invite you to read some of my Recommended releases of 2015…   Pat Kearney Recommended Albums 2015

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  • Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Near FM will be broadcasting live from 12.30pm to 1.30pm on Saturday, 30th January in the Northside Shopping Centre to launch a very special agreement between the Centre and Parnells GAA. This agreement will see Parnells and the NSSC work together to promote the Coolock community and the Centre while encouraging the youth of the surrounding areas to participate in various sporting activities within the area. We will be talking to some of the Dublin team who will be there with the […]

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  • Rising Heat Trilogy

    Rising Heat Trilogy

    Starting Monday the 30th of November at 6pm, The Rising Heat Trilogy by Jack Byrne. A three part series of audio dramas dealing with the topic of climate change. To coincide with the Paris Climate Summit, Near FM have produced a three part radio drama series dealing with the topic of climate change. Introducing listeners to the topic in an entertaining and informative manner. The first play, ‘The Zombie Way‘, examines how successive international climate conferences fall prey to procrastination […]

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    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC

    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC aims to create a toolbox to collect media literacy infused resources and methodologies that the project partners are using in their own community media training courses and workshops. The toolbox will be shared on an on-line platform that would allow other community media trainers to use the collected resources throughout their training to enhance their trainees’ ability to decode the media text and understand how media works. This project is funded under Key Action 2 […]

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  • SMART Training for all

    SMART Training for all

    In 2013, six European community radio organisations got together to share their training knowledge and resources and offer them in the shape of an on-line resource to all other community radio trainers. The SMART project, funded by the Leonardo Transfer of Innovation fund, allowed the trainers to adapt and experience specific activities and methodologies for three target groups: vision impaired/blind participants, migrant women and trainees with learning difficulties. Community radio trainers face the challenge of facilitating high quality training in […]

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    Election 2016

    Check out our new election blog with candidate profiles for Dublin Bay North, electoral developments, interviews and news. www.near.ie/election

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  • AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

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    On Sunday, 31st January 2016 the 32nd AXA Raheny 5 Mile Road Race will take place. The event, which was founded in 1985 by former Olympian Pat Hooper is promoted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club and is now rated as one of the country’s leading road races. The race begins near the Raheny Garda Station and roughly incorporates an outside lap of St Anne’s Park via a series of left hand turns. As in previous year’s, Near FM will be […]

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  • Documentaries on Near FM

    Documentaries on Near FM

    Tune in to Near FM all next week Jan 18th– 22nd at 12.30pm for a week of radio documentaries produced by the Broadcasting & Journalism Degree students of Colaiste Dhulaigh in conjunction with Near FM. These documentaries which are made by Colaiste Dhulaigh students for a degree certified by the University of Wolverhampton cover a wide range of topics with Northside Dublin being the common theme. On Monday we visit Howth to find out about the life of the fishermen. Tuesday […]

    Continue reading »

  • Recommended Albums 2015

    Recommended Albums 2015

    Was that 2015? How quick was that? Another year and hundreds of more incredible album releases digitally making their way to your mp3 player via your computer, or being played from Vinyl with the opening crackle from that stylus. Some of us are still buying CD’s. No matter, it’s the quality that counts and here I invite you to read some of my Recommended releases of 2015…   Pat Kearney Recommended Albums 2015

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  • Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Near FM will be broadcasting live from 12.30pm to 1.30pm on Saturday, 30th January in the Northside Shopping Centre to launch a very special agreement between the Centre and Parnells GAA. This agreement will see Parnells and the NSSC work together to promote the Coolock community and the Centre while encouraging the youth of the surrounding areas to participate in various sporting activities within the area. We will be talking to some of the Dublin team who will be there with the […]

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  • Christmas Celebration from the Regency Hotel – Live on Near FM Tonight, Tues, 8th December

    Christmas Celebration from the Regency Hotel – Live on Near FM Tonight, Tues, 8th December

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  • Rising Heat Trilogy

    Rising Heat Trilogy

    Starting Monday the 30th of November at 6pm, The Rising Heat Trilogy by Jack Byrne. A three part series of audio dramas dealing with the topic of climate change. To coincide with the Paris Climate Summit, Near FM have produced a three part radio drama series dealing with the topic of climate change. Introducing listeners to the topic in an entertaining and informative manner. The first play, ‘The Zombie Way‘, examines how successive international climate conferences fall prey to procrastination […]

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