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  • Help us celebrate World Earth Day this Friday, 29th April Near FM will be live from The Donahies Community School

    Help us celebrate World Earth Day this Friday, 29th April Near FM will be live from The Donahies Community School

    On Friday April 29th, The Donahies Community School will be celebrating World Earth Day and Near FM will be broadcasting live from the event! The school together with YSI, Green Schools and WorldWise Global Schools will be hosting a series of educational workshops together with fun activities to promote respect for life on the planet as well as to encourage awareness of the growing problems of air, water and soil pollution. The celebrations will begin at 10.30 a.m. with the Lord […]

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  • Drama and Seminar in Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising

    Drama and Seminar in Commemoration of the 1916 Easter Rising

    Near FM in partnership with Dublin City Council are delighted to present the one act stage play ‘Killing Connolly!’ and the seminar ‘Who owns the Easter Rising?’   What: Drama and Seminar Date: Wednesday March 30th 2016 Time: 12.45 -2.00pm Where: Conference Room 1, Northside Civic Centre, Coolock.   This public event will combine the original one-act stage play ‘Killing Connolly!’ written by Jack Byrne (approximately 15 minutes) and the talk ‘Who owns the Easter Rising’ (approximately 30 minutes) by Dr […]

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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    As part of Near FM’s Northside Football 2 series, we will have live coverage from St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup on Saturday March 26th from 9.45am. This elite competition from the home of St Kevin’s Boys football club is a unique underage tournament featuring the cream of European teams at this age level. Join our commentary team of Dave Hooper, Neil McDonagh and Fergus Carroll as we broadcast two  matches along with  interviews with coaches, players and fans. Match 1 – 10am – Olympique Lyonnais […]

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  • Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    On Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm Near FM will Broadcast Live from Mercy College Coolock Mercy College Coolock are working towards achieving the Yellow Flag, which celebrates inclusion and diversity in schools. If awarded, they will be the FIRST secondary school in the Coolock/Artane region to earn the flag. The event is focused on showcasing the diversity of cultures in their school and promoting inclusion. As this fits perfectly well with the Near FM Northside Today program, Noel […]

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  • Near FM  Post-Election Special  Saturday, 27th February

    Near FM Post-Election Special Saturday, 27th February

    On Saturday 27th of February  from 12.30 to 8.30 Near FM will be constantly updating the incoming results of the General Election 2016.We have roving reporters at the RDS to feedback to us in the studios and a mix members of the public commenting throughout the day. So join us on Saturday and we’ll keep you up to date, on how things are shaping up in the Dublin constituency.

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  • Women in 1916 – Broadcast

    Women in 1916 – Broadcast

       **All talks are recorded and will be broadcast by Near FM on March 9th, 16th & 23rd @ 2.30pm ** Women in 1916  Near FM, in partnership with the Coolock Library and in association with the Northside Community Law Centre, are delighted to present a three part series about women and social justice in 1916. The series will reflect on women in the era of the 1916 Rising, how they lived and worked and what roles women played in society with […]

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  • Speaking Up for a Change!

    Speaking Up for a Change!

    The first national series as part of Craol’s Speaking Up For A Change advocacy project will be launched on the 25th February in the Mansion House, Dublin. As a result of the Speaking Up For A Change project 270 people over the age of 55 across the country are producing radio that makes a difference. For more information on the project, check the Speaking Up for a Change website. These 270 participants are drawn from active retirement groups, men’s sheds, […]

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  • Near TV #GE16 Election Special Video Interview Sessions

    Near TV #GE16 Election Special Video Interview Sessions

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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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