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  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • EurEval


    EurEval is a partnership with Near FM and the community radio station Dublin South FM, Ireland; BCB, Bradford, UK; Radio Eskilstuna, Sweden; Commit, Austria; Arci Novaradio, Florence, Italy; Radio Enlace, Madrid, Spain; Radio Student, Maribor, Slovenia; Fréquence-Sillé, France; Syndicat National des Radios Libres, France (Coordinateur). This Erasmus + project runs over two years until summer 2016 and involves data collection and analysis for a guidebook on a job skills portfolio for volunteers, two training events (one in France, one in Austria) for staff and volunteers working in community radio stations as well as  […]

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  • YouEditEU (Young Editorial Teams Europe)

    YouEditEU (Young Editorial Teams Europe)

    Erasmus + Transnational Strategic Partnership in the field of Youth. In 2015 and 2016 NearFM in partnership with the community radio station Tilos Radio in Budapest, Hungary; Radio Valekas in Madrid, Spain and Radio Wüstewelle in Tübingen, Germany are working on a joint project that involves training and production of programmes with young Adults aged between 18 and 26.  Each station develops editorial teams to report on current affairs with a focus on European topics. As part of the project the participants meet in […]

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  • Speaking Up for a Change!

    Speaking Up for a Change!

    The first national series as part of Craol’s Speaking Up For A Change advocacy project will be launched on the 25th February in the Mansion House, Dublin. As a result of the Speaking Up For A Change project 270 people over the age of 55 across the country are producing radio that makes a difference. For more information on the project, check the Speaking Up for a Change website. These 270 participants are drawn from active retirement groups, men’s sheds, […]

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  • Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC

    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC

    Understanding Media for Active Citizenship UMAC aims to create a toolbox to collect media literacy infused resources and methodologies that the project partners are using in their own community media training courses and workshops. The toolbox will be shared on an on-line platform that would allow other community media trainers to use the collected resources throughout their training to enhance their trainees’ ability to decode the media text and understand how media works. This project is funded under Key Action 2 […]

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  • SMART Training for all

    SMART Training for all

    In 2013, six European community radio organisations got together to share their training knowledge and resources and offer them in the shape of an on-line resource to all other community radio trainers. The SMART project, funded by the Leonardo Transfer of Innovation fund, allowed the trainers to adapt and experience specific activities and methodologies for three target groups: vision impaired/blind participants, migrant women and trainees with learning difficulties. Community radio trainers face the challenge of facilitating high quality training in […]

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  • Documentaries on Near FM

    Documentaries on Near FM

    Tune in to Near FM all next week Jan 18th– 22nd at 12.30pm for a week of radio documentaries produced by the Broadcasting & Journalism Degree students of Colaiste Dhulaigh in conjunction with Near FM. These documentaries which are made by Colaiste Dhulaigh students for a degree certified by the University of Wolverhampton cover a wide range of topics with Northside Dublin being the common theme. On Monday we visit Howth to find out about the life of the fishermen. Tuesday […]

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  • Special Broadcast – Education Conference

    Special Broadcast – Education Conference

      Special broadcast – Thursday Nov 19th @ 11am Near FM’s Flavia Mosca Goretta attended the Radio and TV as Learning Resources Conference and guaged the opinions of the speakers and attendees. This report will broadcast on Thursday Nov 19th @ 11am as part of Northside Today. The BAI funded Radio and TV as Learning Resources Conference took place in Dublin on Saturday 7th November 2015 . The focus of the conference was on an exchange of views and experiences between media and education […]

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  • New Radio Collaboration

    New Radio Collaboration

    Near FM are delighted to announce a new collaboration with Future Radio in Norwich, UK. Since November Near FM have begun a programme exchange with Future Radio by broadcasting alternative music programme UnHeard Of every Friday @ 6pm. Going in the opposite direction Future Radio are broadcasting Near FM’s Lost Radio Outpost every second Thursday @ 8pm. For more on Future Radio visit www.futureradio.co.uk Unheard of… was first broadcast on Future Radio in 2011. The basic idea was to capture two things in […]

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  • Radio Culture Night 2015

    Radio Culture Night 2015

    On Friday September 18th Near FM will at Culture Night, and for the fifth year running we bring our listeners live coverage from the event. This years live coverage is longer and more comprehensive than ever. We will be live on air from 4-9pm and with the help of our colleagues in Raidio Na Life, Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM and Liffey Sound FM, we will be broadcasting all over Dublin City and County. The broadcast hub in 2015 is […]

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