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  • Dublin Song Series
(L-R) Clodagh Kinsella, Dearbhla Collins, Leah Redmond and  Rob McAllister

    The Hugh Lane Concert Series – Programmes 5 & 6

    The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with the final two programmes in the series featuring the Dublin Song Series and Colman Pearce. Broadcasting Tuesday Jan 16th and 23rd at 3pm on Near FM. Dublin Song Series – Tuesday Jan 16th 3pm Songs by Faure, Strauss and Mahler. With singers Clodagh Kinsella, soprano, Leah Redmond, soprano, Robert McAllister, bass-baritone and Dearbhla Collins on piano. The programmes features interviews with all of the above plus Veronica Dunne and members of the audience.   […]

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  • Respect Words

    Respect Words

      Respect Words is a new  twenty part series of programmes produced and presented by Near FM on the topic of Hate Speech. Each week  Near FM presenters will discuss various aspects of Hate Speech. Every form of communication will be discussed such as the written word, the spoken word and of course social media. We will be joined each week by experts on the subject including people from minority groups, legal experts, and indeed people who have been subjected to Hate […]

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  • The History of Irish Marathon Running

    The History of Irish Marathon Running

    To mark the 2017 edition of the Dublin Marathon taking place on Sunday October 29th, Near FM are proud to repeat The History of Irish Marathon Running. Thursday October 26th at 3PM Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by the late great broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee, this hour long documentary traces the history of Irish marathon running in Ireland from its imperial beginnings in the early 20th century, to the golden days of John Treacy, Jerry Kiernan, […]

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  • The Artists Lounge live from Otherworld Festival in Ballymun

    The Artists Lounge live from Otherworld Festival in Ballymun

    Tune into Near FM on Halloween night, October 31st from 6pm, as we broadcast live from the Otherworld Halloween Festival in Ballymun! Join presenter Ger Kellett as we broadcast live from The Artists Lounge/ Near FM stage with performances from The Innocents, Zeinab, Soricah, Psychlone, and Rachael Mccormack Tune into Near FM from 6pm on October 31st and join Ger Kellett as he brings The Artists Lounge (T.A.L) radio programme on the road and brings you the best of up and coming Irish music Near FM can […]

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  • Radio Culture Night – LIVE

    Radio Culture Night – LIVE

    Radio Culture Night 2017 Dublin Community radio present live coverage of Culture Night 2017 from the James Joyce Centre on North Great Georges Street on Friday Sept 22nd from 4-9pm. This unique radio event will be jointly produced and broadcast live by Near FM, Phoenix FM,  Raidio Na Life and Liffey Sound FM. This year’s programme will be concentrating on the Monto and the North Georgian Quarter and  The Docklands quarter and the broadcast will feature artists, musicians, writers and museum/gallery curators to showcase the best […]

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  • Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Near FM, in association with Phoenix FM and the Irish Traditional Music Archive, is proud to present a unique live broadcasting event during Heritage Week 2017. Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA is a two-part live radio broadcast from ITMA on Merrion Square which will take place on Sat Aug 19th and sat Aug 26th from 1-2pm. 19 & 26 August, 1pm – 2pm Week one featuring: Aidan Connolly, fiddle, Dublin Liam McGonigle, button accordion, […]

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  • Mature Voices

    Mature Voices

    Join Near FM for a series of programmes made by our Mature Voices training and production team. Starting Tuesday July 4th until Friday July 7th at 9.30am Near FM present a series of programmes produced and presented by participants from the recently delivered Mature Voices training. The programmes are as follows: Tues Jul 4th 9.30am – Green diesel What happens if you fill your car with contaminated diesel? Where does it come from? What are the government doing to tackle […]

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  • Migrant Fictions

    Migrant Fictions

    Broadcasting Tuesday July 4th at 6pm on Near FM Migrant Fictions – Experience five dramatic vignettes on travel, isolation and the tension between traditional and modern lifestyles. Five stories sharing perspectives on  love and family, of acceptance and prejudice, of frustration with the bureaucracy and profound questions between home and adoptive culture. In profound and mysterious ways they reflect with humour and humanity of what it means to be a migrant in Ireland today: Girl On A Plane Elif, a […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered Broadcasting Tuesday July 4th @ 3pm on Near FM. The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with a performance entitled John F. Larchet remembered. This special programme celebrates the life of Irish composer John F. Larchet, fifty years after his death. The concert took place at Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery on 11th June and Near FM recorded the performance as well as interviews with the musicians Raphaela Mangan (mezzo-soprano), Gavan Ring (baritone), […]

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  • Healing through Harmonies

    Healing through Harmonies

    Originally Broadcast on Friday April 28th 2017 at 6pm. Podcast now available here Near FM present Healing through Harmonies, an exploration into The Music Project, a cross community initiative which teaches classical music to Tamil and Sinhalese school children and is helping to build bridges between communities once divided by war in Sri Lanka. The story of The Music Project leads the producers to Colombo, Mullavi and Kurunegala in Sri Lanka, and to Belfast in Northern Ireland where striking parallels are discovered. The […]

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