The Rise of Brian Boru

The Rise of Brian Boru

A four part historical docu-drama “The Rise of Brian Boru” was broadcast in four parts from Monday 21st September to Thursday 24th September 2009.

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Live Coverage: St. Kevin’s Boys versus Real Madrid

Live Coverage: St. Kevin’s Boys versus Real Madrid

Near FM will be broadcasting live from 11.30am-1.30pm this Easter Saturday Shanowen Road home of St Kevin’s Boys Club will be the venue next weekend for the SKB Academy Cup Tournament from the 18th – 20th April. This will be our 6th year to organize this event which was inaugurated in 2009 as part of our 50th anniversary celebrations. It has in that short space of time become one of the elite European tournaments for boys at Under 13 level. […]

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Europe On Air Program 6 (EU Citizenship)

Europe On Air Program 6 (EU Citizenship)

NearFM looking at the rights and benefits of European Citizenship Part six of the series aired on April 10th 2014 and looked at the meaning of European Citizenship with particular emphasis on the rights and benefits that accompany a European citizen and how being an Irish citizen in Ireland compares to other citizens of the various nations within the EU.

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What is worth Archiving?

What is worth Archiving?

Near Media Co-Op in partnership with CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative and with the support of the Dublin Community Forum present a half day seminar to discuss “What is Worth Archiving?” and look at approaches to archiving. This event will be particularly relevant to community media staff & volunteers, media professionals, academics, students and community & minority groups underrepresented in mainstream archiving. The half day will consist of a seminar/Q&A and workshops relating to archiving and digitalisation. (As space is limited […]

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Coming Soon: Mad Scientists of Music

Coming Soon: Mad Scientists of Music

Coming soon to Near FM a 6 x 30 minute show about experimental music in Ireland, entitled ‘Mad Scientists of Music’. It will be covering everything from bedroom tinkering with Fruity Loops to technically and aesthetically sophisticated electronic ‘noise’ to Harry Partch style microtonal music. It’s produced by Gareth Stack and for more information you can read the production updates he’s been writing on his blog.

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Understanding Irish Muslims

Understanding Irish Muslims

This four part series tells the story of Muslims living in Ireland and demonstrates in a positive light how they embrace and contribute to Irish society. The series aims to improve understanding between Muslims and non-Muslims in Ireland and assist societal harmony. A general overview of Islam is given and the series also looks at the Irish connection to Islam through those Irish who have converted to the religion, the involvement of Irish Muslims in the Arab Spring, the Irish […]

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