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  • The Ghosts of Priory Hall

    The Ghosts of Priory Hall

    Near FM is proud to present Shakespeare in Dublin, a new three part series re-imagining some of William Shakespeare’s most famous works. Programme two in the series, The Ghosts of Priory Hall, written by Frank O’Connor and adapted from the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will broadcast on Thursday Feb 22nd  at 3.00pm on Near FM 90.3 and online www.near.ie/livestream        The Ghosts of Priory Hall by Frank O’Connor Shakespeare in Dublin is a three part educational drama series, produced to mark the […]

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  • Shakespeare in Dublin – Larry (King Lear)

    Shakespeare in Dublin – Larry (King Lear)

    Near FM is proud to present Shakespeare in Dublin, a new three part series re-imagining some of William Shakespeare’s most famous works. Programme one in the series, Larry, written by Henry Hudson and adapted from the play King Lear, will broadcast on Thursday Feb 15th at 3.00pm on Near FM 90.3 and online www.near.ie/livestream  Shakespeare in Dublin is a three part educational drama series, produced to mark the 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death in 2016. Near FM have commissioned three local […]

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  • The Last Resort – Jan 18th & 25th @ 3pm

    The Last Resort – Jan 18th & 25th @ 3pm

       Aisling and Donal are in their twenties, and both of their summers have gone to pot. Donal was supposed to be on a J1 in Miami – instead he has ended up joining his parents on their wedding anniversary trip, and is forced to spend each night with a pillow clamped around his head to block out the sound of their rampant…goings-on. Aisling’s parents won big on the horses, and demanded that she accompany them on the family’s first ever Proper […]

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  • Dublin Song Series
(L-R) Clodagh Kinsella, Dearbhla Collins, Leah Redmond and  Rob McAllister

    The Hugh Lane Concert Series – Programmes 5 & 6

    The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with the final two programmes in the series featuring the Dublin Song Series and Colman Pearce. Broadcasting Tuesday Jan 16th and 23rd at 3pm on Near FM. Dublin Song Series – Tuesday Jan 16th 3pm Songs by Faure, Strauss and Mahler. With singers Clodagh Kinsella, soprano, Leah Redmond, soprano, Robert McAllister, bass-baritone and Dearbhla Collins on piano. The programmes features interviews with all of the above plus Veronica Dunne and members of the audience.   […]

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  • Respect Words

    Respect Words

      Respect Words is a new  twenty part series of programmes produced and presented by Near FM on the topic of Hate Speech. Each week  Near FM presenters will discuss various aspects of Hate Speech. Every form of communication will be discussed such as the written word, the spoken word and of course social media. We will be joined each week by experts on the subject including people from minority groups, legal experts, and indeed people who have been subjected to Hate […]

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  • Radio Culture Night – LIVE

    Radio Culture Night – LIVE

    Radio Culture Night 2017 Dublin Community radio present live coverage of Culture Night 2017 from the James Joyce Centre on North Great Georges Street on Friday Sept 22nd from 4-9pm. This unique radio event will be jointly produced and broadcast live by Near FM, Phoenix FM,  Raidio Na Life and Liffey Sound FM. This year’s programme will be concentrating on the Monto and the North Georgian Quarter and  The Docklands quarter and the broadcast will feature artists, musicians, writers and museum/gallery curators to showcase the best […]

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  • Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Near FM, in association with Phoenix FM and the Irish Traditional Music Archive, is proud to present a unique live broadcasting event during Heritage Week 2017. Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA is a two-part live radio broadcast from ITMA on Merrion Square which will take place on Sat Aug 19th and sat Aug 26th from 1-2pm. 19 & 26 August, 1pm – 2pm Week one featuring: Aidan Connolly, fiddle, Dublin Liam McGonigle, button accordion, […]

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  • NearFM LIVE from the Rose Festival, St. Anne’s Park, Raheny 12.30 – 3.30pm Saturday 15th, July

    NearFM LIVE from the Rose Festival, St. Anne’s Park, Raheny 12.30 – 3.30pm Saturday 15th, July

    Yes, it’s that time of year again! The DCC will be hosting their annual Rose Festival in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny this weekend (Sat 15th & Sunday 16th July), and NearFM will be there broadcasting LIVE from the event this Saturday, 15th July from 12.30pm to 3.30pm. NearTV will also be there to capture the event for a special TV broadcast to be shown on DCTV. The Festival runs from 10am to 6pm both days and has something for everyone, both young and […]

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  • Mature Voices

    Mature Voices

    Join Near FM for a series of programmes made by our Mature Voices training and production team. Starting Tuesday July 4th until Friday July 7th at 9.30am Near FM present a series of programmes produced and presented by participants from the recently delivered Mature Voices training. The programmes are as follows: Tues Jul 4th 9.30am – Green diesel What happens if you fill your car with contaminated diesel? Where does it come from? What are the government doing to tackle […]

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  • Migrant Fictions

    Migrant Fictions

    Broadcasting Tuesday July 4th at 6pm on Near FM Migrant Fictions – Experience five dramatic vignettes on travel, isolation and the tension between traditional and modern lifestyles. Five stories sharing perspectives on  love and family, of acceptance and prejudice, of frustration with the bureaucracy and profound questions between home and adoptive culture. In profound and mysterious ways they reflect with humour and humanity of what it means to be a migrant in Ireland today: Girl On A Plane Elif, a […]

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