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  • Near FM wins sports broadcast award

    Near FM wins sports broadcast award

    The annual Kanter Media FAI Communications Awards were presented on Friday at the Arklow Bay Hotel. The awards, now in their third year, applaud those who use various communications tools to tell a particular story about, or promote an aspect of, all levels of Irish football. Near FM were  recognised in the Best Regional Broadcast Item for their commentary and coverage of the FAI Junior Cup final, and extensive coverage of the Bus Éireann Women’s National League throughout the year […]

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  • The Critics Choice

    The Critics Choice

    The Critics Choice is a new 6 part comedy series beginning on July 22nd 2013. Every Monday at 6.30pm Near FM will be broadcasting 30 mins of Susan Collins hilarious new comedy series. Daniel is just your ordinary, run of the mill kinda guy. A food critic by trade, albeit not a very good one. He tries to supplement his income by posing as a self-defence instructor. Unfortunately, this is an occupation he knows even less about. Daniel is beginning […]

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  • Festivals from the Northside – The Rose Festival

    Festivals from the Northside – The Rose Festival

    Live from the Rose Festival, St Anne’s Park, Sat July 20th 12.30pm – 3.30pm Tune in to part three of ‘Northside Festivals’ when we will be speaking to artists, performers & stall holders who will be telling us what to expect during the ‘Rose Festival’. Listen live on Near FM 90.3 or online at www.near.ie Presenters on the day will be Noel McGuinness & Debbie Hutchinson This is the final part of a 3 part series of live broadcasts called: […]

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  • Reading Together James Joyce’s "The Dubliners"

    Reading Together James Joyce’s "The Dubliners"

    Reading Together James Joyce’s “The Dubliners” every Friday at 6 pm Why read on your own, when we can read together? The stories and characters come to life through the voices of our readers. Dubliners by birth or by choice, but all reading James Joyce’s Dubliner’s, the book chosen would be the 2012 Dublin One City One Book: James Joyce’s Dubliners. It contains fifteen different short stories that we divided into seven reading marathons that have become nine radio programmes. […]

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  • The Harkangels

    The Harkangels

    The Harkangels celebrates the contribution made to aviation in Ireland by female pilots and the evolution of commercial female pilots from the 1970’s up to the present day. In this 2 part radio series we’ll meet Grainne Cronin, Maria Hetherington and Susan Kavanagh, of whom former President Mary Mc Aleese said the “three women had a distinguished place in the still young annals of aviation in Ireland Together Grainne, Maria and Susan blazed a trail for females taking up positions […]

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  • Story? – A new five part youth radio series

    Story? – A new five part youth radio series

    Story? is a five part radio series exploring topics that interest and affect young people from the Darndale & Coolock areas of Dublin. The series is produced by 15-17 year olds who attend the Sphere 17 Regional Youth Service in Darndale, Dublin 17.  Prior to production the young people engaged in community media training at Near Media Co-op, Coolock. The series uses a magazine format which includes studio content, location interviews, panel discussions, inserts and voxpops. Narration and links are […]

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  • Traveller's Stories – Relive the groundbreaking Radio series

    Traveller's Stories – Relive the groundbreaking Radio series

    To celebrate Traveller Pride Week Local events May 20th-24th, Near FM are delighted to broadcast the first 4 programmes in the Traveller’s Stories series between 6-8pm on Friday 24th May. Tune into Near FM 90.3 or  listen online http://nearfm.ie/listen-online/ Traveller’s Stories – North Dublin through the eyes of the Travelling Community is an insightful new radio series produced by Northside Dublin community radio station Nearfm and Northside Traveller advocacy group Travact. Over 6 programmes, the series producer Leslie Murphy and narrator […]

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  • Let's Celebrate

    Let's Celebrate

    Let’s Celebrate is a series of five programmes focusing on national/international awareness days celebrated every year in Ireland. The days/festivals vary from cultural celebrations in the form of festivals such as ‘Africa Day’, ‘Pride Festival’ and ‘International Migrants Day’, to events organised for people who share the same needs and interests such as ‘Soccerfest’ and ‘International Day for People with disabilities’. Starting Wen. May 8th 3.30 – 4.30 pm Made with support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland (BAI) Sound […]

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  • Northside Football – Live this Sunday

    Northside Football – Live this Sunday

    As part of the Sound & Vision funded Northside Football series Near FM are pleased to announce live and uninterrupted coverage of Raheny Utd v’s Peamount Utd from the Women’s National League this Sunday from Morton Stadium in Santry. Coverage starts at 1.45pm and as well as having the full match commentary we will be meeting many of the people associated with the clubs. Tune in this Sunday @ 1.45pm for live women’s football on Near FM.    

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  • The Jomac Show

    The Jomac Show

    The Jomac Show is still going strong – 60 years since it was formed by two young altar boys in Inner City Dublin. With a strong voluntary tradition, entertainers have performed in orphanages, hospitals and nursing homes across Dublin and Ireland. In this special two part radio series, Robert Mc Loughlin and Joe Maguire share their memories of The Jomac Show. The series features interviews with well know entertainer Joe Cuddy, Dec Cluskey from The Bachelors, and many of the […]

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