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  • If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

    If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

        Nearfm have produced a ten part radio series reinterpreting the Dublin: One City One Book ‘If Ever You Go: a Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song’ edited by Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth.This series takes a unique look at the book from a northside Dublin perspective by focusing on the poems, poets and songs associated with Northside Dublin. The series features many well known poets reciting and being interviewed about the poems they have featured in the […]

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  • Language Jewels

    Language Jewels

    Tuesday Jan 13th, 20th and 27th at 3pm “I’ve listened to the first Language Jewel and I’m not going to wait until this time next week to listen to the next one! It’s a really interesting documentary and you’ve arranged the interviews in a seamless manner.”- Dr Deirdre Kirwan, Principal , Scoil Bhríde Cailíní 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 […]

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  • Local Club Football History

    Local Club Football History

    In this series, Dave Hooper explores the history of 3 local Dublin football clubs who have all had recent success. Local Club Football History brings you on a historical journey of three of Northside Dublins most recognisable football clubs. The series captures the essence and community spirit which upon the clubs were founded, and recounts the triumph and adversity each club has tasted. Told through the voices of the key men and women in each club, Local Club Football history […]

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  • Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    DCU student, Jack O’Dea,  carried out some research to analyse the impact NEAR FM has on the Northside of Dublin. In his dissertation, the fundamentals of community radio were outlined, the objectives and foundations of the practice and the possible future of the concept.  This research was qualitative in order to gain an insight into the workings of the people who have liaised with NEAR FM. Two groups of interviewees were questioned, to ensure a broad understanding of the organisation. […]

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  • Gateways


    Broadcasting at 3.30pm starting Thursday the 16th of October and airing every Thursday for 4 weeks. October 16th, 23rd, 30th and November 6th 2014 “Gateways” is a four part radio documentary on Dublin. The documentary hears from the people who live near, work at and are connected to the Airport. We talk to present and former employees of not only the major corporate entities  at the Airport but also those who work in some of the ancillary businesses based at the […]

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  • Outside with Near 3

    Outside with Near 3

    Near FM will broadcast LIVE from The Autumn Fair at Educate Together, Glasnevin October 19th 2014 12.00-3.00 pm Noel Mc Guinness and Leslie Murphy will present a 3 hour special, as part of OUTSIDE WITH NEAR, LIVE from Glasnevin Educate Together, The fair is organised as a fundraising event to raise money for materials required by the school- the Aistear programme, the Arts Day, the resource room and other materials that help to make the school a better place. Listen online HERE The fair […]

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  • A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree

    A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree

    Near Drama Company present, Denis Byrne’s radio play, A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree LIVE on air !!!! The play is set in the cooking area of a Refuge Centre for married women who have suffered at the hands of violent spouses. It is the present and past stories of three women from different backgrounds. Marge, the oldest, has little or no education, and has sought asylum in the Centre together with her three children, who are referred […]

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  • Radio Culture Night 2014

    Radio Culture Night 2014

    Radio Culture Night 2014 Culture Night 2014. The special broadcasts will take place from BLOCK T in Smithfield on Friday Sept 19th 5-9pm. The broadcast will go live by on Near FM Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM, West Dublin Access Radio & Raidio Na Life. This year we will be concentrating on the Heuston/Museum quarter The programmes will feature artists, musicians, actors, writers and museum and gallery curators to showcase the best of what Culture Night has to offer. As […]

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  • Outside With Near 2

    Outside With Near 2

    Near FM will broadcast LIVE from Santry Community Garden August 30th 2014 12.30-3.30 pm   Noel Mc Guinness and Leslie Murphy will present the 3 hour special, as part of OUTSIDE WITH NEAR, live from Santry Community Garden, with interviews from many of the volunteers and local organizations. Pop down and say hello and check out the many wonderful things on offer Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland

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  • Rock the Park 2014

    Rock the Park 2014

    Near FM and Dublin City Council are proud to present Rock the Park, a day of live music featuring some of Northside Dublin’s best bands in Fr.  Collins Park, Clongriffin on Saturday September 13th from 2pm. The bands represent both the stalwarts and the up & coming of  the Dublin music scene. Come down on the day to hear original Indie, Folk/Trad, Ska/Reggae and alternative rock music. The lineup is as follows: LIR – 5pm The Bionic Rats – 4pm The Rattling Kind – 3pm The North […]

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