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  • Sound + Vision this August

    Sound + Vision this August

    This August Near FM will be re-playing your favourite documentaries which were produced with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, Sound and Vision Scheme. For a full run down of the dates and times of broadcast please check the table below

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  • Europe on Air Programme 20 “Europe after WW2″

      Programme 20, the final programme in the Europe on Air series, took place on Thursday 17th July 2014 and looked at Europe after the Second World War. The guests were John Dorney, historian, author and co-presenter of NEARfm’s Irish History Show, Peter Cunningham, Treasurer of NEAR Media Coop and Jonathan Claridge, Head of the Political Section at the European Commission Office in Dublin.  

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  • Outside With Near

    Outside With Near

    Near FM will broadcast LIVE from The Rose Festival July 19th 2014 12.30-3.30 pm   Noel Mc Guinness and Leslie Murphy will present the 3 hour special, as part of OUTSIDE WITH NEAR, live from St Annes, with interviews from many of the exhibitors on the day. Pop down and say hello and check out the many wonderful things on offer Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland     Interviews from The Rose Festival 2014

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  • Europe on Air Programme 19 “WW1 and the Irish Situation”

    Europe on Air Programme 19 “WW1 and the Irish Situation”

      Programme 19 of the series aired on Thursday 10th July 2014 at 4.30pm and looked at WW1 and the Irish Situation. The guests  were Cathal Brennan and Padraig Yeates, journalist and author, whose books include “A City in Wartime: Dublin 1914-1918”

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  • Europe on Air Programme 17

    Europe on Air Programme 17

    The programme  looked  at allotments, community gardens and growing your own food.  Special guests were Kathy Marsh, founding member of Sonairte, the National Ecology Centre, Robert Moss, secretary of Dublin Community Growers and Marion Kelly who is the first female chairperson of Dublin Community Growers and also campaigning for Dublin’s first city farm.

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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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  • BackTracking Nanu Nanu & Unit 1 Studios Feature

    BackTracking Nanu Nanu & Unit 1 Studios Feature

      This Thursday evening, the 19th June, from 18.00 – 20.00 we will be broadcasting a two hour BackTracking feature delving into the “Alien Pop” duo of Nanu Nanu and the work currently begin explored at Unit 1 Studios in Rathgar. “Following the last three years of over 180 gigs in Ireland, the UK, Europe and the U.S.A, Nanu Nanu released Unit 1 as there debut album last year. Since then, the “Alien Pop” duo of Laura Sheeran as “Glitterface” […]

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  • Europe on Air Programme 15

    Europe on Air Programme 15

    This series was aired at 4.30pm on Thursday 12th June 2014.  Titled “What is Irish Culture” and looked at aspects of Irish culture that make it uniquely Irish.  Special guests were Katie Lowry of Creative Europe Desk Ireland,Mark O’Brien, Acting Director,axis: Ballymun and Jim Carroll, Irish Times music journalist, blogger and host of the Banter discussions.  

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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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  • James Joyce on Near FM

    James Joyce on Near FM

    With Blooms day fast approaching we thought it would be a good time to highlight some of the James Joyce adaptions that Near FM has done and are all available to listen to online. Ivy Day In The Committee Room In a committee room, Mat O’Connor, a canvasser for Richard Tierney, a candidate in an upcoming municipal election, discusses child-rearing with Old Jack, who tries to keep a fire going. Joe Hynes, another canvasser, arrives and needles O’Connor on whether […]

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