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    Dublin in 1918

    Broadcasting on Tuesday 7th, 14th and 21st of August at 12 noon on Near FM Dublin in 1918 looks back at our capital city 100 years ago. Join our presenters Ciarán Murray and Donie Tarrant in the company of historians Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne, Cormac Moore, Richard McElligott, Donal Fallon and Cathy Scuffil. Episode one – Recorded in Coolock Library, presented by Ciaran Murray. Disease and hunger in 1918 with Maeve Casserly, Ida Milne Episode two – Recorded in Coolock Library, […]

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  • From Byway to Highway

    From Byway to Highway

    From Byway to Highway is a 4 part historical radio documentary series focusing on the lives of people living in the area of the Hole in the Wall Road, North East Dublin. ** Broadcasting weekly on Near FM (90.3) from Thursday March 22nd until Thursday April 12th  at 5pm! **     Once a quiet back road that linked Raheny with Portmarnock, the Hole in the Wall Road has become an urban hub for much of the traffic accessing the […]

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  • Dublin and the Great War

    Dublin and the Great War

    In the first of a three part series about Dublin and the Great War Ciaran Murray speaks to Padraig Yeates and John Dorney on the topics of anti-conscription and also the Russian revolution. Fergus Russell from An Góilín sings songs from the era. In the second programme, Ciarán speaks to Fionnuala Walsh and Niamh Murray about the suffragette movement and women at work. Máire Ni Chróinín from An Góilín sings songs from the era. In the third programme Ciaran is […]

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  • The Bunratty Maisonettes

    The Bunratty Maisonettes

    A five-part series documenting the many people and organisations that have existed in the Maisonettes since they were first built in the late 1960s. Near FM recorded these stories before the Maisonettes were knocked down. The entire series will be aired on April 14th from 9.30 am. Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the television licence fee.

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