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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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  • Healing through Harmonies

    Healing through Harmonies

    Originally Broadcast on Friday April 28th 2017 at 6pm. Podcast now available here Near FM present Healing through Harmonies, an exploration into The Music Project, a cross community initiative which teaches classical music to Tamil and Sinhalese school children and is helping to build bridges between communities once divided by war in Sri Lanka. The story of The Music Project leads the producers to Colombo, Mullavi and Kurunegala in Sri Lanka, and to Belfast in Northern Ireland where striking parallels are discovered. The […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    Broadcasting Tuesday April 18th @ 3pm on Near FM. The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with a performance entitled As the quiet crow flies. In this programme we hear a ground breaking and completely improvised performance by sound art practitioners, composers and musicians Danny McCarthy and Mick O’Shea (The Quiet Club) and  Ian Wilson and Cathal Roche (cRow). As well as the perfromacne we will have the opportunity to hear the musicians talk about the art of improvisation, unusual instruments and sound […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series – Barry Guy and Izumi Kimura

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – Barry Guy and Izumi Kimura

    The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with a performance from Barry Guy and Izumi Kimura. In this programme we hear a performance of mainly Barry’s original compositions and interviews with Barry, Izumi and Maya Homburger. Upcoming programmes include the Quiet Club with crOw on Tuesday April 18th at 3pm. About the 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. This radio […]

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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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  • 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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  • 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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