• New Sounds in an Old Place

    New Sounds in an Old Place

    GlasDrum presents – New Sounds in an Old Place on Friday the 5th October Hosted in the wonderfully atmospheric setting of St. John the Baptist church in Drumcondra, come along for a night of intimate performances of acoustic music and spoken word. The acts on the night are the spellbinding close harmonic folk styling’s of Ye Vagabonds, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and songwriter Dowry and Natalya O’Flaherty an emerging voice on the Irish spoken word scene. The whole night will be recorded by Near […]

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  • Near Documentary Seminar

    Near Documentary Seminar

    Got a great story to tell? Join us for the Near Documentary Seminar on Saturday September 29th 2018. *last few places remaining* In this one day seminar you will gain a basic understanding of audio documentary construction. You will learn key skills and get advice on: idea formation, finding the right contributors to tell your story, interviewing techniques, creating a narrative, production/post-production hints and tips, and use of music. The seminar will be broken down into a series of easy to follow modules/sessions with experienced […]

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  • Photo courtesy National Library of Ireland

    Dublin in 1918

    Dublin in 1918 looks back at our capital city 100 years ago. Join our presenters Ciarán Murray and Donie Tarrant in the company of historians Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne, Cormac Moore, Richard McElligott, Donal Fallon and Cathy Scuffil. Promo:   Episode one – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Ciaran Murray. Disease and hunger in 1918 with Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne   Episode two – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Donie Tarrant. Sport, entertainment and politics in 918 with Cormac […]

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  • Communicating Europe Panel Discussion

    Communicating Europe Panel Discussion

    Tune in on Monday July 23rd at 11am for a special Communicating Europe broadcast on the future of the EU. Hosted by Sally Galiana joined by a panel of  expert guests, we will look at the European project and the concept of European citizenship in the face of Brexit. The increasing presence of populist anti-European governments in central/eastern Europe and how this will affect policies, exchange programmes and also human and civil rights of people living in Europe. Joining the […]

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  • Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    On the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Near FM presents a modern retelling of his iconic work Romeo & Juliet, written by local playwright Denis Byrne. Broadcasting July 10th at 6.30 pm The lovers, Ronnie & Julia, are members of feuding families, who live across from each other in Moncap Drive, Northside Dublin. Both families are involved in drug-pushing, but are subservient to the major drug lord of the district, whose word is law and, as in the original […]

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  • Migrant Radio

    Migrant Radio

    Tune into Migrant Radio, starting  Monday July 2nd at 2pm and running for three weeks on Near FM.  These programmes have been produced by a group of enthusiastic trainees and cover a diverse range of topics, from cultural diversity to health, technology, migration, direct provision and many others. You will have the opportunity to listen to interesting interviews, vox pops, round tables and all that while enjoying a variety of musics from around the world. Remember Migrant Radio will be broadcast […]

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  • New Sounds in an Old Place

    New Sounds in an Old Place

    GlasDrum presents – New Sounds in an Old Place on Friday the 5th October Hosted in the wonderfully atmospheric setting of St. John the Baptist church in Drumcondra, come along for a night of intimate performances of acoustic music and spoken word. The acts on the night are the spellbinding close harmonic folk styling’s of Ye Vagabonds, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and songwriter Dowry and Natalya O’Flaherty an emerging voice on the Irish spoken word scene. The whole night will be recorded by Near […]

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  • Near Documentary Seminar

    Near Documentary Seminar

    Got a great story to tell? Join us for the Near Documentary Seminar on Saturday September 29th 2018. *last few places remaining* In this one day seminar you will gain a basic understanding of audio documentary construction. You will learn key skills and get advice on: idea formation, finding the right contributors to tell your story, interviewing techniques, creating a narrative, production/post-production hints and tips, and use of music. The seminar will be broken down into a series of easy to follow modules/sessions with experienced […]

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  • Photo courtesy National Library of Ireland

    Dublin in 1918

    Dublin in 1918 looks back at our capital city 100 years ago. Join our presenters Ciarán Murray and Donie Tarrant in the company of historians Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne, Cormac Moore, Richard McElligott, Donal Fallon and Cathy Scuffil. Promo:   Episode one – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Ciaran Murray. Disease and hunger in 1918 with Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne   Episode two – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Donie Tarrant. Sport, entertainment and politics in 918 with Cormac […]

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  • Respect Words

    Respect Words

    Respect Words is a twenty part series of programmes produced and presented by Near FM on the topic of Hate Speech. Each episode Near FM presenters discuss various aspects of Hate Speech. Every form of communication is discussed such as the written word, the spoken word and of course social media. They are joined each week by experts on the subject including people from minority groups, legal experts, and indeed people who have been subjected to Hate Speech.  About Respect […]

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  • Communicating Europe Panel Discussion

    Communicating Europe Panel Discussion

    Tune in on Monday July 23rd at 11am for a special Communicating Europe broadcast on the future of the EU. Hosted by Sally Galiana joined by a panel of  expert guests, we will look at the European project and the concept of European citizenship in the face of Brexit. The increasing presence of populist anti-European governments in central/eastern Europe and how this will affect policies, exchange programmes and also human and civil rights of people living in Europe. Joining the […]

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  • Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    On the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Near FM presents a modern retelling of his iconic work Romeo & Juliet, written by local playwright Denis Byrne. Broadcasting July 10th at 6.30 pm The lovers, Ronnie & Julia, are members of feuding families, who live across from each other in Moncap Drive, Northside Dublin. Both families are involved in drug-pushing, but are subservient to the major drug lord of the district, whose word is law and, as in the original […]

    Continue reading »

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  • Migrant Radio

    Migrant Radio

    Tune into Migrant Radio, starting  Monday July 2nd at 2pm and running for three weeks on Near FM.  These programmes have been produced by a group of enthusiastic trainees and cover a diverse range of topics, from cultural diversity to health, technology, migration, direct provision and many others. You will have the opportunity to listen to interesting interviews, vox pops, round tables and all that while enjoying a variety of musics from around the world. Remember Migrant Radio will be broadcast […]

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  • Ethical Media for Active Citizenship – The EMAC project

    Ethical Media for Active Citizenship – The EMAC project

    The proliferation of mass media and new technologies has brought about decisive changes in and challenges to human communication processes and behaviour. The change in the media landscape has also impacted the role and social, professional and ethical responsibilities of journalists. These changes in the role that media plays in the life of citizens has highlighted the importance of responsible media reporting. Media communicators and audiences now face the task to separate facts from fiction in media texts. However, it […]

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  • Near FM launch Documentary Seminar

    Near FM launch Documentary Seminar

    Near FM have launched the Near Documentary Seminar. Taking place on Saturday September 29th. Early bird tickets now available. Join us for the Near Documentary Seminar on Saturday, September 29th 2018. Register now for the early bird rate! In this one day intensive workshop you will gain a basic understanding of audio documentary construction. Learn key skills and get advice on idea formation, finding the right contributors to tell your story, interviewing, creating a narrative, production/post-production hints and tips and use of […]

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  • Little Words Big Story

    Little Words Big Story

    Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls fasten your seat belts and get ready for a roller-coaster ride through the hearts and minds of primary school children from North East Dublin. Our new 4 part radio series “Little Words Big Story” goes out every Wednesday from May 30 – June 20 at 9.30 am on Near FM 90.3 Prepare to be amazed! Every Wednesday @ 9.30am on Near FM Produced by Enda M.Roche for Pearlman Media LTD “Little Words Big Story” is […]

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