• Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    Schools Rising is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune in to Near FM as we hear the authors of Molly’s Diary, Guns of Easter and Friend or Foe enage with the primary school students of St John of Gods in Kilmore, Scoil Neasain in Harmonstown and Ard Scoil La salle in Raheny  as they discuss the history of the 1916 Rising. Thats Schools Rising this December 14th, 15th and 16th @ 9.30am only […]

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  • Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley was a long time Near FM volunteer presenter who passed away earlier this year.   Joe was best known for his Friday Lunchtime Miscellany programme, but was also very active as part of the team behind John Markey on the Magic Moments programme on Sunday mornings.  He also occasionally helped out with other programmes and the pieces here include an interview about his Dad, who fought in the GPO in 1916.

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  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • Best of Lingo –

    Best of Lingo –

    Tune into Near FM on Friday Nov 11th at 3.30pm for a very special literary programme. Best of Lingo festival 2016 compiles 60 minutes of some of the best parts of the recent Lingo Spoken Word festival held in Dublin. Join Near FMs Paula Wiseman and Phoenix FMs Ben Atkinson as we explore the Lingo festival and all the fantastic literary and spoken word events it has to offer. We have interviews with Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith, Cat Brogan, […]

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  • Free and Local

    Free and Local

    Broadcasting every Monday @ 2pm from Nov 7th to Dec 5th! This is a five part series of programmes which offers a unique look into local historical places of interest in North Dublin, all of which one can access free of charge. The focus of the programmes is on the guided tour and the special visitors on the tour are a group of service users from the National Council of the Blind Ireland (NCBI) with different degrees of visually impairment. […]

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  • Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History by Pat Meehan returns on October 27th and November 3rd at 6pm. Follow the continuing adventures of Marrion Monroe and Duck the Bullets as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time to ancient Ireland. You can catch up on the previous episodes here: This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.

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  • Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    Schools Rising is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune in to Near FM as we hear the authors of Molly’s Diary, Guns of Easter and Friend or Foe enage with the primary school students of St John of Gods in Kilmore, Scoil Neasain in Harmonstown and Ard Scoil La salle in Raheny  as they discuss the history of the 1916 Rising. Thats Schools Rising this December 14th, 15th and 16th @ 9.30am only […]

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  • Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley was a long time Near FM volunteer presenter who passed away earlier this year.   Joe was best known for his Friday Lunchtime Miscellany programme, but was also very active as part of the team behind John Markey on the Magic Moments programme on Sunday mornings.  He also occasionally helped out with other programmes and the pieces here include an interview about his Dad, who fought in the GPO in 1916.

    Continue reading »

  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • Best of Lingo –

    Best of Lingo –

    Tune into Near FM on Friday Nov 11th at 3.30pm for a very special literary programme. Best of Lingo festival 2016 compiles 60 minutes of some of the best parts of the recent Lingo Spoken Word festival held in Dublin. Join Near FMs Paula Wiseman and Phoenix FMs Ben Atkinson as we explore the Lingo festival and all the fantastic literary and spoken word events it has to offer. We have interviews with Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith, Cat Brogan, […]

    Continue reading »

  • Free and Local

    Free and Local

    Broadcasting every Monday @ 2pm from Nov 7th to Dec 5th! This is a five part series of programmes which offers a unique look into local historical places of interest in North Dublin, all of which one can access free of charge. The focus of the programmes is on the guided tour and the special visitors on the tour are a group of service users from the National Council of the Blind Ireland (NCBI) with different degrees of visually impairment. […]

    Continue reading »

  • Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History by Pat Meehan returns on October 27th and November 3rd at 6pm. Follow the continuing adventures of Marrion Monroe and Duck the Bullets as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time to ancient Ireland. You can catch up on the previous episodes here: This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.

    Continue reading »

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  • Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

    Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

      Join us for the cracking opener of the Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016!! Near FM will broadcast LIVE from the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Friday 21st October from 6.30pm. This broadcast will feature performances and interviews with some of the finest spoken word poets and rappers around. We’ll also be speaking to the festival organisers and to some audience members on the night. The Lingo’s annual poetry slam is the real star of the festival and we will be broadcasting this high-energy and inspiring show LIVE […]

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  • Visa Factories or English Schools

    Visa Factories or English Schools

    Over the last three years, the English language Industry in Ireland has suffered many school closures, exposing the malpractice taking place in some schools and resulting in hundreds of international students losing large sums of money. This hour-long documentary, produced by Sarah-Jane Fortune and funded by The Mary Raftery Investigative Journalism Fund, explores the effects of the closures on students while discovering how the industry is regulated and assessing what the future holds for the industry in Ireland. To be […]

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  • Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards

    Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards

    Near FM have been recognised for our commitment to local and new Irish music by winning the Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards Thanks to all our presenters for playing new, up and coming music ! http://www.puremzine.com/puremzine-music-art-culture-magazine/2016-pure-m-awards/  

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  • Radio Culture Night – LIVE 16th Sep

    Radio Culture Night – LIVE 16th Sep

    Radio Culture Night 2016 Dublin Community radio present live coverage of Culture Night 2016 from the Royal Irish Academy on Dawson Street on Friday Sept 16th from 4-9pm. This unique radio event will be jointly produced and broadcast live by Near FM, Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM & Raidio Na Life. This year’s programme will be concentrating on the Trinity and South Georgian quarter and the broadcast will feature artists, musicians, writers and museum/gallery curators to showcase the best of Culture Night. In addition to […]

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