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  • Nearfm joins Colaiste Dhulaigh, Raheny to mark Intercultural Day

    Nearfm joins Colaiste Dhulaigh, Raheny to mark Intercultural Day

    Join your community radio Nearfm to mark Intercultural Day at Colaiste Dhulaigh, Raheny. Guests Speakers:  Amongst some of the guests we will be speaking with Ken McCue from Sports Against Racism Ireland (SARI), students and lectures of the college. There will be  some live French and Irish Folk music. Wednesday 11th March 2015, Live from: 11am – 1pm. This programme is supported by Member First Credit Union.  

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  • Classic Rock Radio on Nearfm 90.3 with guest Leo Varadkar 6th March 2015

    Classic Rock Radio on Nearfm 90.3 with guest Leo Varadkar 6th March 2015

      Classic Rock radio, with guest presenter Leo Varadkar TD. Leo picks some of his favourites classic rock songs, and does a bit of presenting himself! Classic Rock Radio on Nearfm 90.3 with guest Leo Varadkar 6th March 2015 by Oconnear on Mixcloud

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  • If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

    If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

        Nearfm have produced a ten part radio series reinterpreting the Dublin: One City One Book ‘If Ever You Go: a Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song’ edited by Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth.This series takes a unique look at the book from a northside Dublin perspective by focusing on the poems, poets and songs associated with Northside Dublin. The series features many well known poets reciting and being interviewed about the poems they have featured in the […]

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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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  • The Album show

    The Album show

      The Album Show’s recommended albums of 2014. Albums of 2014 

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  • Minority and Migrant language audiences, approaches and policies, nearfm Dublin, and Antxeta Irratia, Basque Country,

    This research was carried out by Alekzandra Zák and Inaki Irigoien with the CMFE (Community Media Forum of Europe) as partner in the Council of Europe’s Project   Language Policies For Diverse Audiences

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  • Language Jewels

    Language Jewels

    Tuesday Jan 13th, 20th and 27th at 3pm “I’ve listened to the first Language Jewel and I’m not going to wait until this time next week to listen to the next one! It’s a really interesting documentary and you’ve arranged the interviews in a seamless manner.”- Dr Deirdre Kirwan, Principal , Scoil Bhríde Cailíní Language Jewels is a three part series which follows the experience of Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, a primary school based in Blanchardstown that has passed in a […]

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  • An Irish Sanctuary

    An Irish Sanctuary

     An Irish Sanctuary: The History and Natural History of the North Bull Island is a 3-part series which looks at the fascinating history and natural history of the North Bull Island, home to over 1100 species of organisms including plants, insects, birds and mammals. In winter the island holds more than 35,000 wildfowl including internationally significant numbers of the iconic Brent Goose. It also plays host to thousands of human visitors each year who come to take in the rugged […]

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  • Local Club Football History

    Local Club Football History

    In this series, Dave Hooper explores the history of 3 local Dublin football clubs who have all had recent success. Local Club Football History brings you on a historical journey of three of Northside Dublins most recognisable football clubs. The series captures the essence and community spirit which upon the clubs were founded, and recounts the triumph and adversity each club has tasted. Told through the voices of the key men and women in each club, Local Club Football history […]

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  • Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    DCU student, Jack O’Dea,  carried out some research to analyse the impact NEAR FM has on the Northside of Dublin. In his dissertation, the fundamentals of community radio were outlined, the objectives and foundations of the practice and the possible future of the concept.  This research was qualitative in order to gain an insight into the workings of the people who have liaised with NEAR FM. Two groups of interviewees were questioned, to ensure a broad understanding of the organisation. […]

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