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  • New Perspectives on Irish History

    New Perspectives on Irish History

    Broadcasting Friday Feb 20th @ 6.30pm for 8 weeks. New Perspectives on Irish History is a brand new 8 part radio series devised by John Haughton, which takes a unique look at how our ancestors viewed their natural environment and how different periods of history co-existed with the natural environment of our island. In this instance this series relates to the themes of Irish History, heritage, experience and the natural environment and will raise public awareness to a unique historical […]

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  • CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative

    CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative

    What is CAPTCHA? In November 2013, community radio activists from Austria, Germany and Ireland met with academics from Central European University in Budapest, Hungary, to launch a project about how community media can best use and develop online archives. The necessity of sustainable archiving has been a subject of discussion for the civil media community for a few years now, and the project, called “CAPTCHA – Creative approaches to living cultural archives,” aims to provide new insights on how to […]

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  • CAPTCHA – Community Radio Archives

    CAPTCHA – Community Radio Archives

    Tune into Near FM this Thursday @ 3.30pm for a special one hour programme on CAPTCHA – the EU wide community media archiving initiative. Listen to Radio Corax, in Germany as they discuss radio archives. The Show is bilingual, Helen Hahmann talks to Ralf Wendt, project coordinator of Radio Corax about his ideas around archiving, the archiving infrastructure and archiving approaches of Radio Corax and what is being archived and which fascinating radio archives already exist? Ralf Wendt is Programme […]

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  • Telling our own Story

    Telling our own Story

    ” Near FM presents a four part radio series celebrating 30 years of community media on the Northside of Dublin “Since community radio emerged as a separate strand it has added to the plurality of voices that are on air it has also provided significant opportunity for people to develop their skills and it has provided opportunities for communities to access the airwaves…Nearfm was one of the first ones to embrace the idea that community radio was a community development […]

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  • Art Spaces

    Art Spaces

    Art Spaces – a new six part radio series that explores six unique art spaces in the North of Dublin. Monday the 16th of June – Monday July 21st at 6.30pm on Near FM Art Spaces is a new six part radio series produced for Near FM. The aim of the series is to promote awareness and an appreciation of the visual arts in North Dublin.  It does so by examining the rich diversity and innovation in existence in the area, looking […]

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  • Diamond in the Rough

    Diamond in the Rough

    Niamh Griffin travelled to Sierra Leone in September 2013 to explore how women and men are tackling sexual violence. High rates of these crimes in Sierra Leone are a sad legacy of a brutal decade-long civil war which ended in 2002, leaving thousands mentally and physically scarred. She met with people determined to change this, visiting rape crisis centres known as Rainbo Centres. They are funded by Irish Aid, and run by American NGO International Recue Committee with local group […]

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  • What is worth Archiving?

    What is worth Archiving?

    Near Media Co-Op in partnership with CAPTCHA EU Culture Initiative and with the support of the Dublin Community Forum present a half day seminar to discuss “What is Worth Archiving?” and look at approaches to archiving. This event will be particularly relevant to community media staff & volunteers, media professionals, academics, students and community & minority groups underrepresented in mainstream archiving. The half day will consist of a seminar/Q&A and workshops relating to archiving and digitalisation. (As space is limited […]

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  • The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect

    The Butterfly Effect – Friday 21st Feb @ 6pm on Near FM In August 2013, through the support of the Simon Cumbers Media Fund, Joseph O’Connor and Paul Loughran travelled to Tanzania to discover how one butterfly farming project is educating local communities on the importance of protecting the environment whilst giving women a stronger voice in their villages. The Amani Butterfly Project is a non-profit organisation, established in 2004, that helps four hundred rural Tanzanians from six villages in […]

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  • Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913 is a Sound and Vision funded radio series which explores the artistic influence of the 1913 Lockout in Ireland. It begins Friday 24th of January at 6pm and runs for 3 weeks (January 24th, 31st and February 7th) on Near FM. The series looks at the influence that the industrial dispute had on several different artistic disciplines from Literature and Song to Poetry, Drama and History. It explores both well known texts such as James Plunketts “Strumpet City” […]

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  • Pobal Chluian Tarbh, Inné agus Inniu

    Pobal Chluian Tarbh, Inné agus Inniu

    Tá Pobal Chluian Tarbh , pobal deonach Gaeilge,  ar an saol ón mbliain 1972 agus é mar aidhm  aige?Pobal a thógáil le Gaeilge?. Reachtáileadh iliomad imeachtaí le dha scór bliain anuas dírithe ar idir óg agus aosta.Ón mbliain 1980 i leith reachtáiltear Éigse Chluain Tarbh ?féile pobail seachtaine- ina mbíonn eagrais eile pobail páirteach. Tá nasc dlúth ag Pobal Chluian Tarbh lenár gcomheagras Gaeilge ? Briathar Beo?-atá ag reachtáil ranganna Gaeilge seachtainiúla le sé bliana  déag anuas; le grúpa macarónach Clasach de […]

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