• Telling Tales

    Telling Tales

    Programme 1 of ‘Telling Tales’ is presenter by Mya O’Shaughnessy and Sean Paisley. With fantastic stories and poems from post primary schools across our catchment area including: Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Coolock, St Mary’s Holy Faith, Killester, Ardscoil La Salle, Raheny, Our Lady Of Mercy College, Beaumont, Donaghies Community School, Donaghmede, St. Aidan’s C.B.S.,  Manor House, Raheny,  Maryfield College, Griffith Avenue and Chanel College, Coolock. A real treat is in store for the listener. So don’t miss it! Programme 2 of ‘Telling Tales’ […]

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  • Port Out Starboard Home

    Port Out Starboard Home

    Broadcasting every Friday in June @ 1pm on Near FM 90.3 Port Out Starboard Home (P.O.S.H) is a new 4 part documentary series which looks at the lives of the people who work in, and live around Dublin Port. It gives an in-sight into a major Irish transport hub and explores the social commitment of the Dublin Port Company and its service users by focusing on the interaction of these corporate bodies with the wider Dockland’s community. Historical, architectural, bio-diversity, heritage and […]

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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • Women in 1916

    Women in 1916

       Women in 1916  Near FM, in partnership with the Coolock Library and in association with the Northside Community Law Centre, are delighted to present a three part series about women and social justice in 1916. The series will reflect on women in the era of the 1916 Rising, how they lived and worked and what roles women played in society with topics to include living conditions in the tenements, the suffragettes and more. Each event will feature a speaker […]

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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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  • Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new 9 part radio series produced by Near FM with financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers and dramatic interpretations of the works. Programmes 5-9 start broadcasting in May and June 2016. Prog 5 – King Lear with Students […]

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  • Telling Tales

    Telling Tales

    Programme 1 of ‘Telling Tales’ is presenter by Mya O’Shaughnessy and Sean Paisley. With fantastic stories and poems from post primary schools across our catchment area including: Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Coolock, St Mary’s Holy Faith, Killester, Ardscoil La Salle, Raheny, Our Lady Of Mercy College, Beaumont, Donaghies Community School, Donaghmede, St. Aidan’s C.B.S.,  Manor House, Raheny,  Maryfield College, Griffith Avenue and Chanel College, Coolock. A real treat is in store for the listener. So don’t miss it! Programme 2 of ‘Telling Tales’ […]

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  • Port Out Starboard Home

    Port Out Starboard Home

    Broadcasting every Friday in June @ 1pm on Near FM 90.3 Port Out Starboard Home (P.O.S.H) is a new 4 part documentary series which looks at the lives of the people who work in, and live around Dublin Port. It gives an in-sight into a major Irish transport hub and explores the social commitment of the Dublin Port Company and its service users by focusing on the interaction of these corporate bodies with the wider Dockland’s community. Historical, architectural, bio-diversity, heritage and […]

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  • Near FM supports  Coláiste Dhúlaigh Radio Week

    Near FM supports Coláiste Dhúlaigh Radio Week

    From May 3rd until 6th on Near FM the second half of Northside Today from 12-1 will be taken over by student work from Coláiste Dhúlaigh. The students on the Media and Journalism courses all write and develop radio programmes throughout the year. They will show case their final programmes from the  following days below: On Tuesday May 3rd we’ll broadcast the first showcase of Magazine Programmes from Media 1. On Wednesday May 4th we’ll be playing Documentaries and Radio […]

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  • Help us celebrate World Earth Day this Friday, 29th April Near FM will be live from The Donahies Community School

    Help us celebrate World Earth Day this Friday, 29th April Near FM will be live from The Donahies Community School

    On Friday April 29th, The Donahies Community School will be celebrating World Earth Day and Near FM will be broadcasting live from the event! The school together with YSI, Green Schools and WorldWise Global Schools will be hosting a series of educational workshops together with fun activities to promote respect for life on the planet as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution. The celebrations will begin at 10.30 a.m. with the Lord […]

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  • Drama and Seminar in Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising

    Drama and Seminar in Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising

    Near FM in partnership with Dublin City Council are delighted to present the one act stage play ‘Killing Connolly!’ and the seminar ‘Who owns the Easter Rising?’   What: Drama and Seminar Date: Wednesday March 30th 2016 Time: 12.45 -2.00pm Where: Conference Room 1, Northside Civic Centre, Coolock.   This public event will combine the original one-act stage play ‘Killing Connolly!’ written by Jack Byrne (approximately 15 minutes) and the talk ‘Who owns the Easter Rising’ (approximately 30 minutes) by Dr […]

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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    As part of Near FM’s Northside Football 2 series, we will have live coverage from St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup on Saturday March 26th from 9.45am. This elite competition from the home of St Kevin’s Boys football club is a unique underage tournament featuring the cream of European teams at this age level. Join our commentary team of Dave Hooper, Neil McDonagh and Fergus Carroll as we broadcast two  matches along with  interviews with coaches, players and fans. Match 1 – 10am – Olympique Lyonnais […]

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  • Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    On Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm Near FM will Broadcast Live from Mercy College Coolock Mercy College Coolock are working towards achieving the Yellow Flag, which celebrates inclusion and diversity in schools. If awarded, they will be the FIRST secondary school in the Coolock/Artane region to earn the flag. The event is focused on showcasing the diversity of cultures in their school and promoting inclusion. As this fits perfectly well with the Near FM Northside Today program, Noel […]

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  • Near FM  Post-Election Special  Saturday, 27th February

    Near FM Post-Election Special Saturday, 27th February

    On Saturday 27th of February  from 12.30 to 8.30 Near FM will be constantly updating the incoming results of the General Election 2016.We have roving reporters at the RDS to feedback to us in the studios and a mix members of the public commenting throughout the day. So join us on Saturday and we’ll keep you up to date, on how things are shaping up in the Dublin constituency.

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