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  • Jamesy – Jan 25, 26 & 27 @ 6.30pm

    Jamesy – Jan 25, 26 & 27 @ 6.30pm

    Jamesy is a new three part radio drama written by John Casey. James Malone has reached something of a crossroads in his life, his elderly mother is sick with cancer and his brother Dan is not interested. Jamesy finds himself becoming increasingly unable to juggle the daily grind of the family farm he runs single-handedly, his once routine now spiralling alcoholism and the fact he is alone. His strange mix of social awkwardness and eccentricity are becoming ever more pronounced as […]

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  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • Best of Lingo –

    Best of Lingo –

    Tune into Near FM on Friday Nov 11th at 3.30pm for a very special literary programme. Best of Lingo festival 2016 compiles 60 minutes of some of the best parts of the recent Lingo Spoken Word festival held in Dublin. Join Near FMs Paula Wiseman and Phoenix FMs Ben Atkinson as we explore the Lingo festival and all the fantastic literary and spoken word events it has to offer. We have interviews with Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith, Cat Brogan, […]

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  • Free and Local

    Free and Local

    Broadcasting every Monday @ 2pm from Nov 7th to Dec 5th! This is a five part series of programmes which offers a unique look into local historical places of interest in North Dublin, all of which one can access free of charge. The focus of the programmes is on the guided tour and the special visitors on the tour are a group of service users from the National Council of the Blind Ireland (NCBI) with different degrees of visually impairment. […]

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  • Visa Factories or English Schools

    Visa Factories or English Schools

    Over the last three years, the English language Industry in Ireland has suffered many school closures, exposing the malpractice taking place in some schools and resulting in hundreds of international students losing large sums of money. This hour-long documentary, produced by Sarah-Jane Fortune and funded by The Mary Raftery Investigative Journalism Fund, explores the effects of the closures on students while discovering how the industry is regulated and assessing what the future holds for the industry in Ireland. To be […]

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  • Port Out Starboard Home

    Port Out Starboard Home

    Broadcasting every Friday in June @ 1pm on Near FM 90.3 Port Out Starboard Home (P.O.S.H) is a new 4 part documentary series which looks at the lives of the people who work in, and live around Dublin Port. It gives an in-sight into a major Irish transport hub and explores the social commitment of the Dublin Port Company and its service users by focusing on the interaction of these corporate bodies with the wider Dockland’s community. Historical, architectural, bio-diversity, heritage and […]

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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    As part of Near FM’s Northside Football 2 series, we will have live coverage from St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup on Saturday March 26th from 9.45am. This elite competition from the home of St Kevin’s Boys football club is a unique underage tournament featuring the cream of European teams at this age level. Join our commentary team of Dave Hooper, Neil McDonagh and Fergus Carroll as we broadcast two  matches along with  interviews with coaches, players and fans. Match 1 – 10am – Olympique Lyonnais […]

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  • Documentaries on Near FM

    Documentaries on Near FM

    Tune in to Near FM all next week Jan 18th– 22nd at 12.30pm for a week of radio documentaries produced by the Broadcasting & Journalism Degree students of Colaiste Dhulaigh in conjunction with Near FM. These documentaries which are made by Colaiste Dhulaigh students for a degree certified by the University of Wolverhampton cover a wide range of topics with Northside Dublin being the common theme. On Monday we visit Howth to find out about the life of the fishermen. Tuesday […]

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  • Abeer Abu Ghaith

    Female Founders to Bank On

    FEMALE FOUNDERS TO BANK ON Broadcasting Thursday Nov 26th @ 3.30pm on Near FM Faced with the challenges of cultural constraints, political barriers, gender issues and access to capital, the odds are stacked against female entrepreneurs in Palestine. Palestinian women own just 5.4 per cent of all enterprises in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and, according to the International Labour Organisation, only around 20 per cent of Palestinian women work outside the home, compared to nearly 70 per cent […]

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