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  • The Long Way Home – Celebrating 30 Years of the Peter McVerry Trust

    The Long Way Home – Celebrating 30 Years of the Peter McVerry Trust

    Broadcasting Jan 30, 31 & Feb 03 @ 6.30pm Please note – On Wednesday January 29 at the Twisted Pepper (Middle Abbey St., Dublin 1) Jim Carroll of the Irish Times will interview Peter McVerry as part of the Banter sessions . Doors open at 6pm and the interview begins at 6.30pm. Admission is free and more information can be found on Jim’s blog here To coincide with this special interview Near FM will re-broadcast The Long Way Home on the dates & times above. Listen on the […]

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  • Lovers of Life

    Lovers of Life

                                    Lovers of Life is a 4 part documentary series, which captures a snapshot of the Dublin Independent Music scene in 2013. At a time when the music industry worldwide is having to continuously change and evolve to keep pace with new technologies and online distribution facilities this series examines how young independent Dublin musicians are embracing this new musical landscape. This series meets the […]

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  • Frank Harte: A Life in Song

    Frank Harte: A Life in Song

    Near FM have produced a three part documentary on Frank Harte, the Frank Harte Festival & An Góilín Traditional singing club. The series features interviews with friends & family of Frank Harte as well as capturing the intimate & unique Frank Harte Festival in September 2012. Frank Harte was a renowned singer and song collector. He became a great exponent of the Dublin street ballad, which he preferred to sing unaccompanied and he was widely known for his distinctive singing. He had a keen knowledge […]

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  • Campaigners & Theatre Royal

    Campaigners & Theatre Royal

    Two new series this August on Near FM 90.3 Campaigners is a series of programs, which focuses on people who give of themselves for a cause in which they believe strongly. The campaigners interviewed include: Founder of Trace Missing Persons Ireland, Joe Blake. Chairperson of The Special Needs Parents Association, 
Lorraine Dempsey Rachel Moran and Justine Reilly of the Turn off the Red Light campaign. Christina Donnelly Founder of the Brendan’s Law campaign Campaigners will be broadcast on Near FM from […]

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  • Near FM wins sports broadcast award

    Near FM wins sports broadcast award

    The annual Kanter Media FAI Communications Awards were presented on Friday at the Arklow Bay Hotel. The awards, now in their third year, applaud those who use various communications tools to tell a particular story about, or promote an aspect of, all levels of Irish football. Near FM were  recognised in the Best Regional Broadcast Item for their commentary and coverage of the FAI Junior Cup final, and extensive coverage of the Bus Éireann Women’s National League throughout the year […]

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  • Festivals from the Northside – The Rose Festival

    Festivals from the Northside – The Rose Festival

    Live from the Rose Festival, St Anne’s Park, Sat July 20th 12.30pm – 3.30pm Tune in to part three of ‘Northside Festivals’ when we will be speaking to artists, performers & stall holders who will be telling us what to expect during the ‘Rose Festival’. Listen live on Near FM 90.3 or online at www.near.ie Presenters on the day will be Noel McGuinness & Debbie Hutchinson This is the final part of a 3 part series of live broadcasts called: […]

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  • Story? – A new five part youth radio series

    Story? – A new five part youth radio series

    Story? is a five part radio series exploring topics that interest and affect young people from the Darndale & Coolock areas of Dublin. The series is produced by 15-17 year olds who attend the Sphere 17 Regional Youth Service in Darndale, Dublin 17.  Prior to production the young people engaged in community media training at Near Media Co-op, Coolock. The series uses a magazine format which includes studio content, location interviews, panel discussions, inserts and voxpops. Narration and links are […]

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  • Northside Football – Live this Sunday

    Northside Football – Live this Sunday

    As part of the Sound & Vision funded Northside Football series Near FM are pleased to announce live and uninterrupted coverage of Raheny Utd v’s Peamount Utd from the Women’s National League this Sunday from Morton Stadium in Santry. Coverage starts at 1.45pm and as well as having the full match commentary we will be meeting many of the people associated with the clubs. Tune in this Sunday @ 1.45pm for live women’s football on Near FM.    

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  • Radio Culture Night & Culture Night TV 2012

    Radio Culture Night & Culture Night TV 2012

      Northside Community Media platforms Near FM & Near TV will present live coverage from Culture Night 2012. These special broadcasts will take place from the Project Arts Centre and the Community Media shopfront studio in Temple Bar. 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 well as studio content there will be roving reporters and cameras in Temple Bar where the general […]

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