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  • Healing through Harmonies

    Healing through Harmonies

    Broadcasting Friday April 28th at 6pm 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 documentary is produced by Paul Loughran and […]

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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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  • Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    The final part of our Schools Rising series featuring St Aidan’s boys secondary school in Whitehall will broadcast on Thursday March 30th @ 9.30am. The book featured is Blood Upon the Rose by Gerry Hunt. Tune in to Near FM as we hear Gerry and  the  students discuss the book and the 1916 Rising.         About the series Schools Rising  is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune […]

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  • The Irish Latin American Connection

    The Irish Latin American Connection

    Broadcasting Monday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of March @ 2pm The Irish Latin American Connection is a 4 part series of programmes that looks at the experiences of Irish people who have in the recent past lived and campaigned for causes in Latin America.   We will examine their motives for travelling, their contribution to the countries they lived in and how these experiences have shaped their lives and careers back in Ireland.  And while doing this, we will touch on some global issues […]

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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

    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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