• Happy Birthday Near FM

    Happy Birthday Near FM

    Come along and join the celebrations as Near FM marks 20 years with a special bands and DJ night in the Wiley Fox, Eden Quay on Friday September 11th from 8pm until late. (The Wiley Fox is next to Liberty Hall) Performances on the night come from a very talented bunch of Near FM volunteers including Pat Farrell’s ‘Dublin Blues Cartel’, Aoife Nic Canna, Noel McGuinness, DJ Daley, Ska Patrol DJs, Lost Radio Outpost DJ’s and Neon Room DJ’s. It […]

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  • If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If you love the Arts and all that it entails then tune in to ‘Curtain Up’ here on http://nearfm.ie/livestream/ from Sat 22nd August and every Saturday morning from 11.30am to 12.30pm.  ‘Curtain Up’ is an Arts Program which will include all about Amateur Drama and Music. There will be Readings by local Writers, Drama from the Near Drama Company, Music from local Musical Societies & Choral Groups, a Notice Board announcing upcoming performances in the local areas, Interviews and much much more. So tune in every Saturday […]

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  • BANTUM and Near FM crew. at Block T bash!

    Block T – 5th Birthday Party

    Near FM attended the Block T 5th Birthday celebrations in the Tivoli Grounds on Saturday July 4th. Legendary Irish house DJ Aoife Ni Canna presents a programme featuring interviews and music with Block T Managing Director Laura Garbataviciute-Dovn and Programme Director Grace McEvoy as well as musicians and DJ’s Bantum, Hauer, Adult Rock, Nialler 9, Rob Farfer, Nova Collective and Benny Smiles. The programme will broadcast on Thursday July 16th @ 5.00pm repeated on Friday July 17th @ 6pm. Listen […]

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  • Edenmore Family Fun Day – 18th July

    Edenmore Family Fun Day – 18th July

    Join us live here on Near FM 90.3fm or online on nearfm.ie/livestream on Saturday, 18th July from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. We will be having an Outside Broadcast from Edenmore Park (Located just off the Raheny Road) and we’ll be talking with various people from the area about the great local projects, the community spirit and the facilities available in the Edenmore area such as the Edenmore Ladies Club, St Monica’s Youth Centre and GAA Club, Edenmore Drugs Intervention Team (EDIT), St Malachy’s Soccer Club […]

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  • Repeat of ‘If Ever You Go’ and ‘Language Jewels’

    Repeat of ‘If Ever You Go’ and ‘Language Jewels’

    Starting next Monday and Thursday we’ll be repeating the series ‘Language Jewels’ and ‘If Ever You Go’  each day at 9.30 am Language Jewels Language Jewels is a three part series which follows the experience of Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, a primary school based in Blanchardstown that has passed in a short period of time from being a “typical” English speaking primary school, to host more than 40 languages in its classrooms. Join producer Ignacio Irigoien as he follows the journey […]

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  • Change Community Garden Open Day 10th July

    Change Community Garden Open Day 10th July

    Join us here live on Near FM 90.3fm, Friday July 10th from the Change Community Garden, Bunratty Drive, Dublin 17 (Opposite the playground in Stardust Park) from 12pm to 2pm Featuring: Demonstrations Garden tours Bouncy castle Face Painting Balloon Modelling Food & Drink

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  • Happy Birthday Near FM

    Happy Birthday Near FM

    Come along and join the celebrations as Near FM marks 20 years with a special bands and DJ night in the Wiley Fox, Eden Quay on Friday September 11th from 8pm until late. (The Wiley Fox is next to Liberty Hall) Performances on the night come from a very talented bunch of Near FM volunteers including Pat Farrell’s ‘Dublin Blues Cartel’, Aoife Nic Canna, Noel McGuinness, DJ Daley, Ska Patrol DJs, Lost Radio Outpost DJ’s and Neon Room DJ’s. It […]

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  • “Living Archives” mentioned in The Independent

    “Living Archives” mentioned in The Independent

    One of the shining success stories of Irish radio is the Dublin-based community station Near FM (broadcasting on 90.3 FM). The channel has been running an admirable series of local documentaries which are all readily accessible to download on podcast. They’re called Living Archives and they’re recommended. http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/its-a-long-way-to-tipperary-and-battle-of-waterloo-31415601.html

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  • If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If you love the Arts and all that it entails then tune in to ‘Curtain Up’ here on http://nearfm.ie/livestream/ from Sat 22nd August and every Saturday morning from 11.30am to 12.30pm.  ‘Curtain Up’ is an Arts Program which will include all about Amateur Drama and Music. There will be Readings by local Writers, Drama from the Near Drama Company, Music from local Musical Societies & Choral Groups, a Notice Board announcing upcoming performances in the local areas, Interviews and much much more. So tune in every Saturday […]

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  • ‘A Woman, A Dog and a Walnut Tree’ mentioned in Irish Independent

    ‘A Woman, A Dog and a Walnut Tree’ mentioned in Irish Independent

    We got a nice mention in the Irish Independent for ‘A Woman, A Dog and a Walnut Tree': Finally, production deadlines prevented me covering this, but the ever-inventive community radio station Near FM deserve a mention for really pushing the boat out with a unique broadcasting event. A Woman, a Dog & a Walnut Tree (Wed, 9.30pm) was a radio play, but with a significant difference: it was performed live, over one-and-a-half hours. Written by Denis Byrne, the work tells […]

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  • BANTUM and Near FM crew. at Block T bash!

    Block T – 5th Birthday Party

    Near FM attended the Block T 5th Birthday celebrations in the Tivoli Grounds on Saturday July 4th. Legendary Irish house DJ Aoife Ni Canna presents a programme featuring interviews and music with Block T Managing Director Laura Garbataviciute-Dovn and Programme Director Grace McEvoy as well as musicians and DJ’s Bantum, Hauer, Adult Rock, Nialler 9, Rob Farfer, Nova Collective and Benny Smiles. The programme will broadcast on Thursday July 16th @ 5.00pm repeated on Friday July 17th @ 6pm. Listen […]

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  • Edenmore Family Fun Day – 18th July

    Edenmore Family Fun Day – 18th July

    Join us live here on Near FM 90.3fm or online on nearfm.ie/livestream on Saturday, 18th July from 1.30pm to 3.00pm. We will be having an Outside Broadcast from Edenmore Park (Located just off the Raheny Road) and we’ll be talking with various people from the area about the great local projects, the community spirit and the facilities available in the Edenmore area such as the Edenmore Ladies Club, St Monica’s Youth Centre and GAA Club, Edenmore Drugs Intervention Team (EDIT), St Malachy’s Soccer Club […]

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  • Repeat of ‘If Ever You Go’ and ‘Language Jewels’

    Repeat of ‘If Ever You Go’ and ‘Language Jewels’

    Starting next Monday and Thursday we’ll be repeating the series ‘Language Jewels’ and ‘If Ever You Go’  each day at 9.30 am Language Jewels Language Jewels is a three part series which follows the experience of Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, a primary school based in Blanchardstown that has passed in a short period of time from being a “typical” English speaking primary school, to host more than 40 languages in its classrooms. Join producer Ignacio Irigoien as he follows the journey […]

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  • Change Community Garden Open Day 10th July

    Change Community Garden Open Day 10th July

    Join us here live on Near FM 90.3fm, Friday July 10th from the Change Community Garden, Bunratty Drive, Dublin 17 (Opposite the playground in Stardust Park) from 12pm to 2pm Featuring: Demonstrations Garden tours Bouncy castle Face Painting Balloon Modelling Food & Drink

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  • Kilbarrack Family Fun Day – 8th July

    Kilbarrack Family Fun Day – 8th July

    Join us live here on Near FM 90.3fm or online on nearfm.ie/livestream on Wednesday, 8th July from 3.30 – 4.30pm. We will be having an Outside Broadcast from the Football Pitch on Roseglen Road, Kilbarrack and will be talking with various people from the area and members of the KCCP (Kilbarrack Coast Community Programme) about the amazing projects and outreach initiatives run by the KCCP in the Kilbarrack area.

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  • “Living Archives” mentioned in the weekend’s Irish Independent

    “Living Archives” mentioned in the weekend’s Irish Independent

      The northside Dublin community station Near 90.3 FM has begun a new documentary series entitled Living Archives which features fascinating oral histories on the development of the capital, exploring how it was transformed from fields to concrete with remarkable speed in the 1960s and 1970s….     http://www.independent.ie/life/radio-the-gaeilgeoir-utopia-built-on-unsound-foundations-31327638.html

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