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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 examines how successive international climate conferences fall prey to procrastination and indecision on […]

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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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  • Women’s Football  Live – Postponed

    Women’s Football Live – Postponed

    *************** Last Saturdays Match between Shelbourne Ladies V Wexford Youths was postponed.  But click here for some interviews with Shels made by Dave Hooper http://nearfm.ie/podcast/?cat=62**************************** On Saturday Nov 14th Near FM will present live coverage of the Women’s National League encounter between Shelbourne Ladies and Wexford Youths from Morton stadium in Santry. Join our team of Dave Hooper, Edd Kealy and Daragh Maher as we bring you live commentary as well as interviews with players, managers and fans. Kick off is at 7pm. We […]

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  • 16 Days of Action Campaign – Against Domestic Violence

    16 Days of Action Campaign – Against Domestic Violence

    WE WANT YOU to help us raise awareness on domestic violence. In association with Women’s Aid for their 16 Days of Action Campaign Near FM is looking for boys and girls/men and women to take part in the pre-recording of our radio campaign to raise awareness on domestic violence. The ‘16 Days of Action Campaign’ will be broadcast each day on Near FM at the same time, starting on November 25th, finishing on December 10th. We will be recording content […]

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  • LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    Podcasts from Friday nights Lingo Festival are now going live and you can listen again to the festival highlights by visiting http://nearfm.ie/podcast/?cat=3881 LINGO Live is a collaborative community radio broadcast from the LINGO spoken word festival on Friday Oct 16th in the Workman’s Club, Dublin. The 4 hour live broadcast will feature performances and interviews with spoken word poets, festival organisers and audience members. Performers and guests on the night will include Tongue Fu, John Cummins, John Moynes and The […]

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  • Climate Change Ideas Workshop – Time is running out!

    Climate Change Ideas Workshop – Time is running out!

    The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, will be held in Paris from November 30 to December 11. The conference objective is to achieve a legally binding and universal agreement on climate, from all the nations of the world. The track record of previous conferences has not been impressive. What can citizens do to ensure that our government takes its responsibilities seriously? What can you do to help at this critical time? Near Media Co-op (nearfm) is holding a Climate […]

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  • International Podcast Day

    International Podcast Day

    Today is International Podcast Day Near FM have a very long history of podcasting and we started making podcasts of our programmes available on our website as early as 2005  making us the first radio station in Ireland make use of the technology. We thought we’d take this opportunity to highlight some of the content you can find on our podcast page.       ARTS: Frank Harte: A Life in Song Near FM present a three part documentary on […]

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