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  • A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree

    A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree

    Near Drama Company present, Denis Byrne’s radio play, A Woman, A Dog & A Walnut Tree LIVE on air !!!! The play is set in the cooking area of a Refuge Centre for married women who have suffered at the hands of violent spouses. It is the present and past stories of three women from different backgrounds. Marge, the oldest, has little or no education, and has sought asylum in the Centre together with her three children, who are referred […]

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  • Art Spaces

    Art Spaces

    Art Spaces – a new six part radio series that explores six unique art spaces in the North of Dublin. Monday the 16th of June – Monday July 21st at 6.30pm on Near FM Art Spaces is a new six part radio series produced for Near FM. The aim of the series is to promote awareness and an appreciation of the visual arts in North Dublin.  It does so by examining the rich diversity and innovation in existence in the area, looking […]

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  • Bookworms


    Bookworms is a new 6 part series on Near FM Near FM are collaborating with St Davids Boys National School, and their principal Dwain Moore. Listen in to the show on: Wednesdays 9.30 – 10.00 am from May 14th to June 18th Each week the boys from Ms Cahills 6th class will read from “Gangsta Granny” by David Walliams, proceeded by a discussion on the topics raised during the reading. The process will be facilitated by Near Drama’s Declan Cahill. […]

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  • Dublin: One City, One Book

    Dublin: One City, One Book

    Near FM LIVE From The Hugh Lane Near FM and Phoenix FM will be broadcasting LIVE from HUGH LANE GALLERY Saturday April 5th 2014 3pm – 4.45pm  This will be a bi-lingual event. Interviews with poets and musicians will take us through this years Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2014: ‘If Ever You Go: a map of Dublin in poetry and song’ We have several poets and singers performing in this event who you can find in the […]

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  • Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913 is a Sound and Vision funded radio series which explores the artistic influence of the 1913 Lockout in Ireland. It begins Friday 24th of January at 6pm and runs for 3 weeks (January 24th, 31st and February 7th) on Near FM. The series looks at the influence that the industrial dispute had on several different artistic disciplines from Literature and Song to Poetry, Drama and History. It explores both well known texts such as James Plunketts “Strumpet City” […]

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  • The Arts Show

    The Arts Show

    The Arts Show Tuesdays 7-8pm The Arts show is a weekly magazine style programme, hosted on alternate weeks by Robbie Kane and Rebecca Blomfield, and Norma Burke and Maura Walsh. The show features Live music in studio with bands and artists, and interviews with various people including poets, drama groups, festival organisers, local events and much more. If you would like to feature on The Arts Show or have something you think would be interesting to cover drop an email […]

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  • Radio Culture Night

    Radio Culture Night

    Near FM will present live coverage from Culture Night 2013. The special broadcasts will take place from the Hugh Lane Gallery on Parnell Square on Friday Sept 20th 4-8pm. The broadcast will be supported by our colleagues in Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM, West Dublin Access Radio & Raidio Na Life. The programmes will feature artists, musicians, actors, writers and museum and gallery curators to showcase the best of what Culture Night has to offer. As well as live studio […]

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  • Campaigners & Theatre Royal

    Campaigners & Theatre Royal

    Two new series this August on Near FM 90.3 Campaigners is a series of programs, which focuses on people who give of themselves for a cause in which they believe strongly. The campaigners interviewed include: Founder of Trace Missing Persons Ireland, Joe Blake. Chairperson of The Special Needs Parents Association, 
Lorraine Dempsey Rachel Moran and Justine Reilly of the Turn off the Red Light campaign. Christina Donnelly Founder of the Brendan’s Law campaign Campaigners will be broadcast on Near FM from […]

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  • Live Broadcast – Five Lamps Festival

    Live Broadcast – Five Lamps Festival

    Outside Broadcast from the ‘Five Lamps Festival’ in Marino. Date and Time: Tuesday April 9th from 11.00-2.00pm. Venue: Marino College, Connolly House, 171 North Strand Road, D 1 Tune in to part one of ‘Northside Festivals’ when we will be speaking to artists and performers who will be telling us what to expect during their events and shows during the ‘Five Lamps Festival’. Listen live on Near FM 90.3 or online at www.near.ie. This is the first part of a […]

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