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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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  • The History of Irish Marathon Running

    The History of Irish Marathon Running

    To celebrate the Irish Athletes about to compete in the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London this August Bank holiday weekend, Near FM are proud to repeat The History of Irish Marathon Running. Friday August 4th at 12 noon Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee, this hour long documentary traces the history of Irish marathon running in Ireland from its imperial beginnings in the early 20th century, to the golden days of […]

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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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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered Broadcasting Tuesday July 4th @ 3pm on Near FM. The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with a performance entitled John F. Larchet remembered. This special programme celebrates the life of Irish composer John F. Larchet, fifty years after his death. The concert took place at Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery on 11th June and Near FM recorded the performance as well as interviews with the musicians Raphaela Mangan (mezzo-soprano), Gavan Ring (baritone), […]

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  • James Joyce Week

    James Joyce Week

    All this week we will be celebrating the life and work of James Joyce with a series of special programs featuring readings and discussions, full details on nearfm.ie/schedule: Mon: 7pm – The Dead Tue: 3.30pm – Eveline Wed: 1pm – Araby and An Encounter Thu: 10 am – A Little Cloud and After the Race Thu: 6pm – The Sisters and Two Gallants Fri: 10am – Bloomsday morning with Mature Voices Fri: 10.30am – The St James Rejoyce Boarding House Fri: 4.30pm – A Mother and The Boarding House  

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  • Dublin and the Great War

    Dublin and the Great War

    In the first of a three part series about Dublin and the Great War Ciaran Murray speaks to Padraig Yeates and John Dorney on the topics of anti-conscription and also the Russian revolution. Fergus Russell from An Góilín sings songs from the era. In the second programme, Ciarán speaks to Fionnuala Walsh and Niamh Murray about the suffragette movement and women at work. Máire Ni Chróinín from An Góilín sings songs from the era. In the third programme Ciaran is […]

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  • Near FM presents Colaiste Dhulaigh’s Radio Week – Showcasing Media & Journalism Student’s Work – Mon 8th May to Fri 12th May

    Near FM presents Colaiste Dhulaigh’s Radio Week – Showcasing Media & Journalism Student’s Work – Mon 8th May to Fri 12th May

              From Monday, 8th May to Friday, 12th May; Near FM’s Northside Today will be presenting work from Coláiste Dhúlaigh’s Media and Journalism students from 12 to 1pm each day and there will also be some recordings by the Degree course students broadcast at 10am on the Lifeline programme from Monday to Thursday. All the work is the students’ own; produced with the assistance of their tutors, but planned, recorded and edited entirely by the students. They havewritten and developed […]

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