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  • Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    Schools Rising is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune in to Near FM as we hear the authors of Molly’s Diary, Guns of Easter and Friend or Foe enage with the primary school students of St John of Gods in Kilmore, Scoil Neasain in Harmonstown and Ard Scoil La salle in Raheny  as they discuss the history of the 1916 Rising. Thats Schools Rising this December 14th, 15th and 16th @ 9.30am only […]

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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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  • Telling Tales

    Telling Tales

    Programme 1 of ‘Telling Tales’ is presenter by Mya O’Shaughnessy and Sean Paisley. With fantastic stories and poems from post primary schools across our catchment area including: Coláiste Dhúlaigh, Coolock, St Mary’s Holy Faith, Killester, Ardscoil La Salle, Raheny, Our Lady Of Mercy College, Beaumont, Donaghies Community School, Donaghmede, St. Aidan’s C.B.S.,  Manor House, Raheny,  Maryfield College, Griffith Avenue and Chanel College, Coolock. A real treat is in store for the listener. So don’t miss it! Programme 2 of ‘Telling Tales’ […]

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  • Near FM supports  Coláiste Dhúlaigh Radio Week

    Near FM supports Coláiste Dhúlaigh Radio Week

    From May 3rd until 6th on Near FM the second half of Northside Today from 12-1 will be taken over by student work from Coláiste Dhúlaigh. The students on the Media and Journalism courses all write and develop radio programmes throughout the year. They will show case their final programmes from the  following days below: On Tuesday May 3rd we’ll broadcast the first showcase of Magazine Programmes from Media 1. On Wednesday May 4th we’ll be playing Documentaries and Radio […]

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  • Women in 1916

    Women in 1916

       Women in 1916  Near FM, in partnership with the Coolock Library and in association with the Northside Community Law Centre, are delighted to present a three part series about women and social justice in 1916. The series will reflect on women in the era of the 1916 Rising, how they lived and worked and what roles women played in society with topics to include living conditions in the tenements, the suffragettes and more. Each event will feature a speaker […]

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  • Tom Crean series on Near FM 90.3

    Tom Crean series on Near FM 90.3

    Exploring with Tom Crean is an eight part series which uses the novel ‘Ice Man’ by Michael Smith, to educate children on the natural environment, the human environment and history.   These are all themes depicted and taken from the novel ‘Ice Man’ which portrays the remarkable adventures of Antarctic explorer Tom Crean. The children of third class in St David’s BNS in Artane read this book in this academic school year as part of their curriculum. Declan Cahill talks with Michael […]

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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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