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  • Relive the magic of the Theatre Royal!

    Relive the magic of the Theatre Royal!

    Earlier this year three volunteers met at the induction training to community media from nearfm. Having realised they all share the same passion for the Theatre Royal they formed a production team to highlight some memories and stories of the performers who have appeared on this famous stage, family and friends of people who worked there and more importantly Dubliner’s who were patrons. Theatre Royal 50 is a 4 part documentary broadcast by NEAR fm, produced by Aine Clancy, Susan […]

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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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  • Helping Hands

    Helping Hands

    Helping Hands is a 6 part series of programmes which explores a diverse blend of personal stories from immigrants living in Dublin who offer a helping hand to other newcomers to Ireland as they try to settle in their new communities.

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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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  • Scibernia


    A fortnightly science programme and podcast that is broadcast on Near fm 90.3. Scibernia has it’s own website at www.scibernia.ie where you can listen to all the past programmes.

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  • Dublin's Northside City of Literature

    Dublin's Northside City of Literature

    Dublin’s Northside City of Literature is a five part radio series that highlights and celebrates north Dublin’s contribution to UNESCO’s endorsement of Dublin as one of five World Cities of Literature. These programmes feature interviews with local authors from the north side of the city discussing their life and work. Each programme also features panel discussions on one featured work from the author. This series focuses and highlights the unique contribution of north Dublin authors to Dublins status of a […]

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  • Sunday Afternoon Show

    Sunday Afternoon Show

    Programme Name:  Sunday Afternoon Show Presenter Name: Dara Duffy What attracted you into presenting a magazine programme? I love the mix of music and chat. I try to keep it as lighthearted as possible – nothing too serious for a Sunday afternoon! How do you select the items of information for the programme? I surf the internet for funny news stories and I’m a bit of a telly addict so I include highlights of the TV week ahead. How do […]

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  • Senior Citizens Programme

    Senior Citizens Programme

    Programme Name: Senior Citizens Programme Airs: Monday, 2.30 ñ 3.30pm Presenter Name(S): Noel Quigley Austin McCoy What is your show about? Austin: We do pieces on anything and everyting that can of interest to older people. We also augment our interviews with music that is populatr with the 50 to 80 year bracket. You do interviews? Noel: Of course! We talk to people. We deal with issues for older people using a chat format. We liaise with the community to […]

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  • Near's Golden Years

    Near's Golden Years

    Programme Name: Near’s Golden Years. Saturday 8.00am – 9.30am (Repeated Wednesday 6.30am – 8.00am) Presenter Name: Dave O Connor How did you get involved with Near ?: I’ve been presenting programmes since 1985. yes, I really am that old! I started off in the pirate days (North Dublin Community Radio), making youth programmes. Spent 10 years at Beaumont Hospital Radio, but at heart I was a community radio fiend. Since 1995, I’ve enjoyed many hours, making programmes, both music and […]

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