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  • Election 2016

    Election 2016

    Check out our new election blog with candidate profiles for Dublin Bay North, electoral developments, interviews and news. www.near.ie/election

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  • AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    On Sunday, 31st January 2016 the 32nd AXA Raheny 5 Mile Road Race will take place. The event, which was founded in 1985 by former Olympian Pat Hooper is promoted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club and is now rated as one of the country’s leading road races. The race begins near the Raheny Garda Station and roughly incorporates an outside lap of St Anne’s Park via a series of left hand turns. As in previous year’s, Near FM will be […]

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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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  • Recommended Albums 2015

    Recommended Albums 2015

    Was that 2015? How quick was that? Another year and hundreds of more incredible album releases digitally making their way to your mp3 player via your computer, or being played from Vinyl with the opening crackle from that stylus. Some of us are still buying CD’s. No matter, it’s the quality that counts and here I invite you to read some of my Recommended releases of 2015…   Pat Kearney Recommended Albums 2015

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  • Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Sam Maguire Comes to Northside Shopping Centre – Live Broadcast with Parnells GAA Club on Saturday, 30th January 2016

    Near FM will be broadcasting live from 12.30pm to 1.30pm on Saturday, 30th January in the Northside Shopping Centre to launch a very special agreement between the Centre and Parnells GAA. This agreement will see Parnells and the NSSC work together to promote the Coolock community and the Centre while encouraging the youth of the surrounding areas to participate in various sporting activities within the area. We will be talking to some of the Dublin team who will be there with the […]

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  • Rising Heat Trilogy

    Rising Heat Trilogy

    Starting Monday the 30th of November at 6pm, The Rising Heat Trilogy by Jack Byrne. A three part series of audio dramas dealing with the topic of climate change. To coincide with the Paris Climate Summit, Near FM have produced a three part radio drama series dealing with the topic of climate change. Introducing listeners to the topic in an entertaining and informative manner. The first play, ‘The Zombie Way‘, examines how successive international climate conferences fall prey to procrastination […]

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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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  • Special Broadcast – Education Conference

    Special Broadcast – Education Conference

      Special broadcast – Thursday Nov 19th @ 11am Near FM’s Flavia Mosca Goretta attended the Radio and TV as Learning Resources Conference and guaged the opinions of the speakers and attendees. This report will broadcast on Thursday Nov 19th @ 11am as part of Northside Today. The BAI funded Radio and TV as Learning Resources Conference took place in Dublin on Saturday 7th November 2015 . The focus of the conference was on an exchange of views and experiences between media and education […]

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  • 25th Nov – Panel Discussion ‘Stop Violence Against Women’

    25th Nov – Panel Discussion ‘Stop Violence Against Women’

    The 25th November is the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women and it is the start date for the 16 days of action campaign, against domestic violence. As part of Near FM’s contribution to the campaign we will have a Panel Discussion entitled ‘Stop Violence against Women’ broadcast here on Near FM 90.3 on Wednesday, the 25th November from 3.30 to 4.30pm. Guests will include representatives from Aoibhneas Refuge, Women’s Aid, Safe Ireland, People before Profit and Move […]

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  • New Radio Collaboration

    New Radio Collaboration

    Near FM are delighted to announce a new collaboration with Future Radio in Norwich, UK. Since November Near FM have begun a programme exchange with Future Radio by broadcasting alternative music programme UnHeard Of every Friday @ 6pm. Going in the opposite direction Future Radio are broadcasting Near FM’s Lost Radio Outpost every second Thursday @ 8pm. For more on Future Radio visit www.futureradio.co.uk Unheard of… was first broadcast on Future Radio in 2011. The basic idea was to capture two things in […]

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