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    Dublin in 1918

    Broadcasting on Tuesday 7th, 14th and 21st of August at 12 noon on Near FM Dublin in 1918 looks back at our capital city 100 years ago. Join our presenters Ciarán Murray and Donie Tarrant in the company of historians Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne, Cormac Moore, Richard McElligott, Donal Fallon and Cathy Scuffil. Episode one – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Ciaran Murray. Disease and hunger in 1918 with Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne Episode two – Recorded in Coolock Library, […]

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  • Respect Words

    Respect Words

    Respect Words is a twenty part series of programmes produced and presented by Near FM on the topic of Hate Speech. Each episode Near FM presenters discuss various aspects of Hate Speech. Every form of communication is discussed such as the written word, the spoken word and of course social media. They are joined each week by experts on the subject including people from minority groups, legal experts, and indeed people who have been subjected to Hate Speech.  About Respect […]

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  • Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    Ronnie & Julia – Audio Drama

    On the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare’s death, Near FM presents a modern retelling of his iconic work Romeo & Juliet, written by local playwright Denis Byrne. Broadcasting July 10th at 6.30 pm The lovers, Ronnie & Julia, are members of feuding families, who live across from each other in Moncap Drive, Northside Dublin. Both families are involved in drug-pushing, but are subservient to the major drug lord of the district, whose word is law and, as in the original […]

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  • Migrant Radio

    Migrant Radio

    Tune into Migrant Radio, starting  Monday July 2nd at 2pm and running for three weeks on Near FM.  These programmes have been produced by a group of enthusiastic trainees and cover a diverse range of topics, from cultural diversity to health, technology, migration, direct provision and many others. You will have the opportunity to listen to interesting interviews, vox pops, round tables and all that while enjoying a variety of musics from around the world. Remember Migrant Radio will be broadcast […]

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  • Near FM launch Documentary Seminar

    Near FM launch Documentary Seminar

    Near FM have launched the Near Documentary Seminar. Taking place on Saturday September 29th. Early bird tickets now available. Join us for the Near Documentary Seminar on Saturday, September 29th 2018. Register now for the early bird rate! In this one day intensive workshop you will gain a basic understanding of audio documentary construction. Learn key skills and get advice on idea formation, finding the right contributors to tell your story, interviewing, creating a narrative, production/post-production hints and tips and use of […]

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  • Little Words Big Story

    Little Words Big Story

    Ladies & Gentlemen, Boys & Girls fasten your seat belts and get ready for a roller-coaster ride through the hearts and minds of primary school children from North East Dublin. Our new 4 part radio series “Little Words Big Story” goes out every Wednesday from May 30 – June 20 at 9.30 am on Near FM 90.3 Prepare to be amazed! Every Wednesday @ 9.30am on Near FM Produced by Enda M.Roche for Pearlman Media LTD “Little Words Big Story” is […]

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  • Alzheimer Café Northside -Understanding Dementia

    Alzheimer Café Northside -Understanding Dementia

    Produced by Ignacio Irigoien and supported by the BAI Sound and Vision fund, this documentary will bring listeners to the Alzheimer Café Glasnevin, a safe and relaxed place where people with dementia, their and health and social care professionals can come together to talk, share and learn. “This is a very informative programme. It is compiled with respect and awareness of maintaining the dignity of those living with Dementia.” – Denise, family member of a person living with Dementia   […]

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  • From Byway to Highway

    From Byway to Highway

    From Byway to Highway is a 4 part historical radio documentary series focusing on the lives of people living in the area of the Hole in the Wall Road, North East Dublin. ** Broadcasting weekly on Near FM (90.3) from Thursday March 22nd until Thursday April 12th  at 5pm! **     Once a quiet back road that linked Raheny with Portmarnock, the Hole in the Wall Road has become an urban hub for much of the traffic accessing the […]

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  • McBen

    McBen

    Mcben is a very modern take on the classic Scottish play, removed from the castles and courtly chambers to the humble roads of a middle class north Dublin housing estate. Ben is an ambitious young father who cannot resist the lure of power. He may not have a kingdom to battle for, but the princely title of Chairman of the residents’ committee is no less alluring. Set on a path by the unknowing soothsaying of his young daughter and pushed to […]

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  • The Ghosts of Priory Hall

    The Ghosts of Priory Hall

    Near FM is proud to present Shakespeare in Dublin, a new three part series re-imagining some of William Shakespeare’s most famous works. Programme two in the series, The Ghosts of Priory Hall, written by Frank O’Connor and adapted from the play A Midsummer Night’s Dream, will broadcast on Thursday Feb 22nd  at 3.00pm on Near FM 90.3 and online www.near.ie/livestream        The Ghosts of Priory Hall by Frank O’Connor Shakespeare in Dublin is a three part educational drama series, produced to mark the […]

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