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  • Visa Factories or English Schools

    Visa Factories or English Schools

    Over the last three years, the English language Industry in Ireland has suffered many school closures, exposing the malpractice taking place in some schools and resulting in hundreds of international students losing large sums of money. This hour-long documentary, produced by Sarah-Jane Fortune and funded by The Mary Raftery Investigative Journalism Fund, explores the effects of the closures on students while discovering how the industry is regulated and assessing what the future holds for the industry in Ireland. To be […]

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  • Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards

    Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards

    Near FM have been recognised for our commitment to local and new Irish music by winning the Best Community Radio award at the Pure M magazine awards Thanks to all our presenters for playing new, up and coming music ! http://www.puremzine.com/puremzine-music-art-culture-magazine/2016-pure-m-awards/  

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  • Radio Culture Night – LIVE 16th Sep

    Radio Culture Night – LIVE 16th Sep

    Radio Culture Night 2016 Dublin Community radio present live coverage of Culture Night 2016 from the Royal Irish Academy on Dawson Street on Friday Sept 16th from 4-9pm. This unique radio event will be jointly produced and broadcast live by Near FM, Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM & Raidio Na Life. This year’s programme will be concentrating on the Trinity and South Georgian quarter and the broadcast will feature artists, musicians, writers and museum/gallery curators to showcase the best of Culture Night. In addition to […]

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  • LIVE OB at the Launch of the All New Northside Shopping Centre on Saturday, 10th September

    LIVE OB at the Launch of the All New Northside Shopping Centre on Saturday, 10th September

    Northside Shopping Centre is back…. With a bang!! All glammed up, but with the same great heart and a welcome that only comes from an old friend who has been right in the heart of the community for 46 years, since 1970. The much needed revamp has brought the Centre back to life and to celebrate the relaunch Northside Shopping Centre will be having an explosion of entertainment taking place on Saturday, 10th September and Near FM will there broadcasting LIVE from […]

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  • Live Broadcast from The Rose Festival in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny on Saturday, 16th July from 12.30 to 3.30pm

    Live Broadcast from The Rose Festival in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny on Saturday, 16th July from 12.30 to 3.30pm

    It’s that time of year again! Yes, the Rose Festival will be taking place on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th, July in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny and NearFM will be there broadcasting LIVE from the event on the Saturday (16th July) from 12.30 to 3.30pm. NearTV will also be there to capture the event for a special TV broadcast to be shown on DCTV later that evening. The Rose Festival is a great community event, which celebrates the fantastic amenity that is St. […]

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  • Let Us Tell Our Own Stories: Diversity In The Media

    Let Us Tell Our Own Stories: Diversity In The Media

    An article by Nadia Bellardi  on the media diversity panel in Perugia has been published today by the European Journalism Observatory. http://en.ejo.ch/ethics-quality/let-us-tell-our-own-stories-diversity-in-the-media pic credit: Flickr Creative Commons Rose Morelli ‘When the refugees arrived’ April 2016

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  • Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new 9 part radio series produced by Near FM with financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers and dramatic interpretations of the works. Prog 1 – Of Mice and Men with students from inner city school, Larkin Community College Prog 2 […]

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  • Telling Tales

    Telling Tales

    Programme 1 of ‘Telling Tales’ is presenter by Mya O’Shaughnessy and Sean Paisley. With fantastic stories and poems from post primary schools across our catchment area including: Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Coolock, St Mary’s Holy Faith, Killester, Ardscoil La Salle, Raheny, Our Lady Of Mercy College, Beaumont, Donaghies Community School, Donaghmede, St. Aidan’s C.B.S.,  Manor House, Raheny,  Maryfield College, Griffith Avenue and Chanel College, Coolock. A real treat is in store for the listener. So don’t miss it! Programme 2 of ‘Telling Tales’ […]

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  • Port Out Starboard Home

    Port Out Starboard Home

    Broadcasting every Friday in June @ 1pm on Near FM 90.3 Port Out Starboard Home (P.O.S.H) is a new 4 part documentary series which looks at the lives of the people who work in, and live around Dublin Port. It gives an in-sight into a major Irish transport hub and explores the social commitment of the Dublin Port Company and its service users by focusing on the interaction of these corporate bodies with the wider Dockland’s community. Historical, architectural, bio-diversity, heritage and […]

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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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