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  • The Tales from the Dark Pool

    The Tales from the Dark Pool

    Tales from the Dark Pool Soak in the dark pool that is the hearts and minds of Post Primary school children from North East Dublin. Through their Stories and Poems you will encounter the full gamut of emotions, a cacophony of voices and a surprising amount of talent and all in 1 little half hour! The “Tales from the Dark Pool” educational series starts on Tuesday, April 4th, @ 9.30am & runs for 8 weeks until May 23rd. Prepare to Be […]

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  • Poem of the Week

    Poem of the Week

    “It is a terrific idea – ambitious & perfect for radio” – Paula Meehan, Poet Starting Monday April 3rd @ 12.00 noon and running for an entire year Near FM presents a new radio series dedicated to poetry. Poem of the Week invites you to listen to contributors recite some of their favorite poems and talk about what these poems mean to them. Featuring some of Ireland’s most exciting new voices such as Stephen James Smith, Jessica Traynor, Kate Dempsey, […]

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  • Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    The final part of our Schools Rising series featuring St Aidan’s boys secondary school in Whitehall will broadcast on Thursday March 30th @ 9.30am. The book featured is Blood Upon the Rose by Gerry Hunt. Tune in to Near FM as we hear Gerry and  the  students discuss the book and the 1916 Rising.         About the series Schools Rising  is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune […]

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  • Irish Latin American Connection mentioned in Irish Independent

    Irish Latin American Connection mentioned in Irish Independent

    http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/radio/radio-space-the-final-frontier-in-the-war-of-the-sexes-35517201.html The ever-excellent Near FM began its own four-part series this week, The Irish Latin American Connection (Mon 2pm), which explores those of our compatriots who have lived and achieved great things over there in the recent past. This first episode looked at human-rights activists in Mexico and Ecuador. Future programmes will address food, debt relief, international aid, the Nicaraguan Sandinistas, Roger Casement’s time in Peru and much more. Near FM really do put other local stations (and more than […]

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  • Journalists and Media Activists Wanted to Join ‘No To Hate Speech’ Debate

    Journalists and Media Activists Wanted to Join ‘No To Hate Speech’ Debate

    Near FM are hosting an upcoming series of seminars Respect Words- Ethical Journalism in Media. These are aimed at online, print, and broadcast journalists interested in discussing ethics, codes and regulations and the responsibilities of traditional and online media in the context of hate speech. Over the three days there will be speakers from a wide range of media outlets, regulatory bodies, NGOs and universities including Colum Kenny (DCU), Roisin Boyd (Lecturer/ Broadcaster), Michael Foley (NUJ), Teresa Buczkowska (Immigrant Council […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series showcases contemporary, traditional, classical and jazz music concerts recorded at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, as part of the Sundays @ Noon concerts. The series, which starting on Tuesday March 14th,  captures the best in Irish and international based composers and musicians performing in front of a live audience. As well as the performances, Near FM have recorded in-depth interviews with the musicians, and reactions from members of the public. Upcoming programme is John F. […]

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  • The Irish Latin American Connection

    The Irish Latin American Connection

    Broadcasting Monday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of March @ 2pm The Irish Latin American Connection is a 4 part series of programmes that looks at the experiences of Irish people who have in the recent past lived and campaigned for causes in Latin America.   We will examine their motives for travelling, their contribution to the countries they lived in and how these experiences have shaped their lives and careers back in Ireland.  And while doing this, we will touch on some global issues […]

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  • Join us in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, Sat 4th March from 8pm for a FREE night out at the Near FM ‘Open Deck Showcase’

    Join us in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, Sat 4th March from 8pm for a FREE night out at the Near FM ‘Open Deck Showcase’

    The NEAR FM Sound Collective is proud to present an Open Deck Showcase night, where NEAR FM presenters will showcase their radio shows by playing a short DJ set….LIVE!! We will be taking over the upstairs lounge in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, on Saturday the 4th of March from 8pm for what promises to be a great night out for all the NEAR FM presenters, staff and listeners (So That means YOU!), and of course, family and friends too! No […]

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  • Near FM all Fuzzed Up and FREE on Friday, 3rd February from 7 till LATE in The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords

    Near FM all Fuzzed Up and FREE on Friday, 3rd February from 7 till LATE in The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords

        Drop in to The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords, Dublin, from 7pm till LATE tomorrow evening, Friday 3rd February for a great FREE night of stomping tunes. The Fuzzed Up Indie Club featuring Near 90.3 FM dj’s & Record Fair will be hosted by Andy Marke, of the Fuzzed up indie club Near 90.3fm show and there will be other great Near 90.3fm Presenters playing rocking sounds, including Stephen Donnelly and Liam Pepper from the All or Nothing […]

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  • Near FM CE scheme: Public Relations /Outreach Assistant

    Near FM CE scheme: Public Relations /Outreach Assistant

    Primary Location:  Near Media Co-op, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17. Please send your CV and cover letter to dorothee@near.ie. Closing Date for receiving job applications: February 3rd 2017. Main Purpose: The primary duty of the Public Relations/Outreach Assistant is to assist in the promotion of Near media co-op activities, engage in outreach activities with community organisations and facilitate outside broadcasts. Time flexibility is a must as the position may involve evening and weekend work. Immediate Supervisor: CE Supervisor […]

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