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  • International Podcast Day

    International Podcast Day

    Today is International Podcast Day Near FM have a very long history of podcasting and we started making podcasts of our programmes available on our website as early as 2005  making us the first radio station in Ireland make use of the technology. We thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight some of the content you can find on our podcast page.       ARTS: Frank Harte: A Life in Song Near FM present a three part documentary on […]

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  • Northside People – 12th August 2015

    Northside People – 12th August 2015

        A write up about the 20th anniversary of Near FM in the Focus on Coolock section of the Northside People. (See pages 21 & 26)  

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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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  • ‘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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  • 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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  • “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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  • Rivitin’ History

    Rivitin’ History

      A hilarious 4 part satirical drama by Pat Meehan starting this Friday the 15th May at 6pm. Meet ‘Marrion Monroe’ and ‘Duck the Bullets’ as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time to ancient Ireland. This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.  

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  • Soundtrack

    Soundtrack

    Soundtrack is a bi-weekly show on Near FM, Sundays 8.30pm – 9.30pm, with Peter Cunningham and featuring a unique co-presenter each week playing the songs that they live their lives to. Shows by NearSoundtrack on Mixcloud

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  • BA (Hons) Top-Up Year in Broadcast Journalism

    BA (Hons) Top-Up Year in Broadcast Journalism

    COURSE INFORMATION Coláiste Dhúlaigh College of Further Education in association with University of Wolverhampton and Near fm are proud to announce the launch of a BA Honours Degree in Broadcasting and Journalism in September 2015*.  This one year course will be delivered on a part time/evening basis at our Coolock campus, with a minimum of 12 contact hours per week.  The radio broadcasting elements of the course will take place in the nearby NEAR fm radio facilities. The course requires […]

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