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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series will showcase contemporary, traditional, classical and jazz music concerts recorded at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, as part of the Sundays @ Noon concerts. Starting on Tuesday March 14th @ 3pm, this radio series 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. Programme […]

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  • Best of Lingo –

    Best of Lingo –

    Tune into Near FM on Friday Nov 11th at 3.30pm for a very special literary programme. Best of Lingo festival 2016 compiles 60 minutes of some of the best parts of the recent Lingo Spoken Word festival held in Dublin. Join Near FMs Paula Wiseman and Phoenix FMs Ben Atkinson as we explore the Lingo festival and all the fantastic literary and spoken word events it has to offer. We have interviews with Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith, Cat Brogan, […]

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  • Free and Local

    Free and Local

    Broadcasting every Monday @ 2pm from Nov 7th to Dec 5th! This is a five part series of programmes which offers a unique look into local historical places of interest in North Dublin, all of which one can access free of charge. The focus of the programmes is on the guided tour and the special visitors on the tour are a group of service users from the National Council of the Blind Ireland (NCBI) with different degrees of visually impairment. […]

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  • Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

    Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

      Join us for the cracking opener of the Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016!! Near FM will broadcast LIVE from the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Friday 21st October from 6.30pm. This broadcast will feature performances and interviews with some of the finest spoken word poets and rappers around. We’ll also be speaking to the festival organisers and to some audience members on the night. The Lingo’s annual poetry slam is the real star of the festival and we will be broadcasting this high-energy and inspiring show LIVE […]

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  • Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new 9 part radio series produced by Near FM with financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers and dramatic interpretations of the works. Prog 1 – Of Mice and Men with students from inner city school, Larkin Community College Prog 2 […]

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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    Podcasts from Friday nights Lingo Festival are now going live and you can listen again to the festival highlights by visiting http://nearfm.ie/podcast/?cat=3881 LINGO Live is a collaborative community radio broadcast from the LINGO spoken word festival on Friday Oct 16th in the Workman’s Club, Dublin. The 4 hour live broadcast will feature performances and interviews with spoken word poets, festival organisers and audience members. Performers and guests on the night will include Tongue Fu, John Cummins, John Moynes and The […]

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  • If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If You Love The Arts then Tune In to ‘Curtain Up’ Sat mornings from 22nd August here on Near FM

    If you love the Arts and all that it entails then tune in to ‘Curtain Up’ here on http://nearfm.ie/livestream/ from Sat 22nd August and every Saturday morning from 11.30am to 12.30pm.  ‘Curtain Up’ is an Arts Program which will include all about Amateur Drama and Music. There will be Readings by local Writers, Drama from the Near Drama Company, Music from local Musical Societies & Choral Groups, a Notice Board announcing upcoming performances in the local areas, Interviews and much much more. So tune in every Saturday […]

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  • Poetic Lives

    Poetic Lives

    Poetic Lives is a new 6 part series that follows the lives of 6 migrant poets living and producing their art in Ireland. Starting Thursday 28th of May 2015, from 3-3.30 pm and running until July 2nd. The series features poets Jennifer Matthews, Theophilus Ejorh, Nita Mishra, Nithy Kasa, Joseph Horgan and Ozgecan Kesici. The series is devised and produced for Near FM by Ignacio Irigoien. Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

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  • If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

    If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

        Nearfm have produced a ten part radio series reinterpreting the Dublin: One City One Book ‘If Ever You Go: a Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song’ edited by Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth.This series takes a unique look at the book from a northside Dublin perspective by focusing on the poems, poets and songs associated with Northside Dublin. The series features many well known poets reciting and being interviewed about the poems they have featured in the […]

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