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  • The Critics Choice

    The Critics Choice

    The Critics Choice is a new 6 part comedy series beginning on July 22nd 2013. Every Monday at 6.30pm Near FM will be broadcasting 30 mins of Susan Collins hilarious new comedy series. Daniel is just your ordinary, run of the mill kinda guy. A food critic by trade, albeit not a very good one. He tries to supplement his income by posing as a self-defence instructor. Unfortunately, this is an occupation he knows even less about. Daniel is beginning […]

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  • Reading Together James Joyce’s "The Dubliners"

    Reading Together James Joyce’s "The Dubliners"

    Reading Together James Joyce’s “The Dubliners” every Friday at 6 pm Why read on your own, when we can read together? The stories and characters come to life through the voices of our readers. Dubliners by birth or by choice, but all reading James Joyce’s Dubliner’s, the book chosen would be the 2012 Dublin One City One Book: James Joyce’s Dubliners. It contains fifteen different short stories that we divided into seven reading marathons that have become nine radio programmes. […]

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  • Been There, Seen There

    Been There, Seen There

    Join intrepid reporter Angus Beef, and his junior assistant semi-producer intern Beany Tuthail, as they show you a side of Dublin you’ve never seen before. ‘Been There, Seen There’ is a new six part series of guided tours of historic Dublin locations. The show takes you on a whirlwind tour of parks, monuments and museums, with a twist. Each episode is completely fictional. Listeners will be intrigued by false facts about Casino Marino (the infamous 18th century pleasure dome), thrilled […]

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  • Kay Farrell Trilogy

    Kay Farrell Trilogy

    A new 3 part radio drama anthology series dedicated to the memory of founding member of the Near Drama Company, Kay Farrell. Oct 24th 6pm: Part 1 – Twin Candles by Henry Hudson September, 2009. Mary and Sarah have been friends for years. Both are spinsters. Mary is seventy-three, ill and housebound. Sarah is sixty-four. She visits Mary every day. Mary is about to reveal a shocking secret about her past. Oct 31st 6pm: Part 2 – The Hanging Gardener […]

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  • New Radio Drama – Rivitin’ History

    New Radio Drama – Rivitin’ History

    Rivitin History is a hilarious two part satirical drama by Pat Meehan. Meet Marion Monroe and ‘Duck the Bullets’, as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time in ancient Ireland. Tune in Wednesday 10th & 17th October @ 6pm.

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  • The Brennan Mob

    The Brennan Mob

    The Brennan Mob is a six part comedy half-hour comedy drama set in Dublin. When the father of the family is arrested for pretending to shoot a young Garda with his finger after being stopped while driving in a bus lane, all manner of complications arise. His celebrity model daughter is hoping to marry the son of one of the richest businessmen in the city, but her father’s escapade being reported in the tabloids leads the businessman to believe his […]

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  • Dante's Domain

    Dante's Domain

    What will the future hold for Humanity? Dante’s Domain – Three part apocolyptic Radio Drama Series from the pen of Jack Byrne and performed by the near drama company. This series is funded by the BAI Sound and Vision Scheme. This series was also part of near90fm’s Green Year initiative.

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  • Tales from the Northside

    Tales from the Northside

    ‘The Reading’ by Helen McNamara. This play examines the position of a so-called ‘common law wife’ when it comes to wills and the law. This radio play examines the plight of such a woman and how she can be cast aside despite caring for a man whom she loved and was mot his wife in legal terms. It graphically portrays the raw greed of some people when property is involved. This a bleak look at the nasty side of life. […]

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