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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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  • Lost Easter Voices

    Lost Easter Voices

    Near 90.3fm will broadcast a unique 1916 series during Holy Week (21st to 27th March). This series, titled ‘Lost Easter Voices’ offers listeners a chance to hear what is purported to be the last interviews recorded with the executed proclamation signatories, starting with Patrick Pearse and concluding with James Connolly. At the time of the 1916 executions, social historian, Richard Maxwell, a nephew of General Sir John Maxwell, Commander in Chief of British Forces in Ireland, obtained permission to bring […]

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  • Near FM  Post-Election Special  Saturday, 27th February

    Near FM Post-Election Special Saturday, 27th February

    On Saturday 27th of February  from 12.30 to 8.30 Near FM will be constantly updating the incoming results of the General Election 2016.We have roving reporters at the RDS to feedback to us in the studios and a mix members of the public commenting throughout the day. So join us on Saturday and we’ll keep you up to date, on how things are shaping up in the Dublin constituency.

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  • Near TV #GE16 Election Special Video Interview Sessions

    Near TV #GE16 Election Special Video Interview Sessions

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  • Communicating Europe 2015

    Communicating Europe 2015

    As part of the Communicating Europe initiative, Near FM will hold a live panel discussion from Coolock Library on Wed May 13th @ 2pm. The facilitated discussion will feature a Q&A from an audience made up of young people and students and will centre on topics such as The Value of the EU in our lives, and employment opportunities for young people. The discussion will be facilitated by Declan Ralph who presents The Week in Review every Saturday @ 12.30pm […]

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  • Live Q+A with local candidates

    Live Q+A with local candidates

    Have your say with local candidates from the Beaumont/Donaghmede ward

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  • Special LIVE Debate

    Special LIVE Debate

    Near FM with the support of the Communicating Europe initiative present a special live debate in advance of the European Elections on May 23rd. When: Tuesday May 6th @ 2.30pm Where: Colaiste Dhulaigh, College of further Education, Barry court road, Coolock Candidates: Paul Murphy, Eamon Ryan, Lynn Boylan, Emer Costello and Brid Smith. Debate: The candidates will outline their credentials to be voted an MEP for Dublin and a live audience will have the opportunity to ask questions. All are […]

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  • Europe on Air

    Europe on Air

    Series ‘Europe on Air’, Programme 1: Commercial & Community Media in Ireland and the EU. Ciarán Murray, Near media coop coordinator speaking to Frank Connolly Journalist / SIPTU, William Hederman freelance journalist and editor at The Irish Times (missing in picture) and Sally Galina Nearfm coordinator and president of AMARC Europe (World Association of Community Radio Broadcasters) Europe on Air is on every Thursday from 4.30-5pm You can listen to the first programme here.

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  • To The End Of The Earth

    To The End Of The Earth

    To The End Of The Earth is a new 5 part 30 minute Radio Documentary series, starting on Feb 10th 2014. The Series focuses on the Irish Military Diaspora in South America and features the incredible lives of: Ambrose O’Higgins John MacKenna Bernardo O’Higgins Admiral William Brown Ernesto “CHE” Guevara Lynch Produced by Enda M Roche Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision Scheme

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  • Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913

    Reinterpreting 1913 is a Sound and Vision funded radio series which explores the artistic influence of the 1913 Lockout in Ireland. It begins Friday 24th of January at 6pm and runs for 3 weeks (January 24th, 31st and February 7th) on Near FM. The series looks at the influence that the industrial dispute had on several different artistic disciplines from Literature and Song to Poetry, Drama and History. It explores both well known texts such as James Plunketts “Strumpet City” […]

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