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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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  • Golden Years

    Golden Years

     

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  • Let Us Tell Our Own Stories: Diversity In The Media

    Let Us Tell Our Own Stories: Diversity In The Media

    An article by Nadia Bellardi  on the media diversity panel in Perugia has been published today by the European Journalism Observatory. http://en.ejo.ch/ethics-quality/let-us-tell-our-own-stories-diversity-in-the-media pic credit: Flickr Creative Commons Rose Morelli ‘When the refugees arrived’ April 2016

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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. Prog 1 – Of Mice and Men with students from inner city school, Larkin Community College Prog 2 […]

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  • Audio Drama

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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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  • Election 2016

    Election 2016

    Check out our new election blog with candidate profiles for Dublin Bay North, electoral developments, interviews and news. www.near.ie/election

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  • Recommended Albums 2015

    Recommended Albums 2015

    Was that 2015? How quick was that? Another year and hundreds of more incredible album releases digitally making their way to your mp3 player via your computer, or being played from Vinyl with the opening crackle from that stylus. Some of us are still buying CD’s. No matter, it’s the quality that counts and here I invite you to read some of my Recommended releases of 2015…   Pat Kearney Recommended Albums 2015

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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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