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  • McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny

    McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny

    McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny By Dave Hooper Raheny United 3 Peamount United 2 Katie McCabe slid home a final minute extra time winner to claim the FAI Continental Tyres women’s national league cup for Raheny United in Tolka Park. McCabe’s 33rd goal of the season sealed a dramatic victory for the Raheny who trailed Peamount United when five additional minutes had elapsed. McCabe gave Raheny the lead from the penalty spot after 10 minutes, a dubious decision by […]

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  • Live Women’s Football

    Live Women’s Football

    On Sunday 26th of April Near FM will broadcast live the FAI Women’s National League Cup Final between local club Raheny Utd and Peamount Utd. Live from Tolka Park, our coverage begins at 4pm (Kick off 4.30pm) and as well as the live commentary we will have interviews with coaches, players and fans of both clubs as well as FAI officials. We will be there for the entire match, so if it goes to extra time and penalties, you will […]

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  • Aoife Nic Cana – Top DJ

    Aoife Nic Cana – Top DJ

    Ten women leading the charge in our clubs and on our airwaves Week in and week out, the clubs, venues and DJs change little as new and old names swapped places – one thing that remains constant is the low number of women DJs Near FM’s Aoife Nic Cana is leading the charge of women DJ’s in clubs and on air. Find her at number 9 http://www.irishtimes.com/culture/ten-women-leading-the-charge-in-our-clubs-and-on-our-airwaves-1.2127870 listen to Aoife’s series on dance music http://nearfm.ie/podcast/?s=folklore

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  • St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup – Live

    St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup – Live

    As part of Near FM’s Northside Football 2 series, we will be broadcasting live from The Academy Cup on Saturday April 4th from 9.45am. This elite competition from the home of St Kevin’s Boys football club is a unique under 13 tournament featuring the cream of European teams at this age level. Near FM will broadcast two commentary matches along with many interviews with coaches, players and fans. Match 1 – 10am – St Kevin’s Boys V Benfica Match 2 […]

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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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