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  • Living Archives

    Living Archives

    Broadcasting weekdays @ 9.30am from Monday June 22nd until Wednesday July 1st Living Archives is a selection of oral recollections on the growth and development of the north side of Dublin, told through the words of the people who experienced, firsthand, the gradual change from country to city life in the former countryside now known as the suburbs of North Dublin. In the summer of 2014, producer Alan Weldon recorded a series of interviews with residents of Coolock, Santry, Raheny, […]

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  • Visit Nearfm at Child Vision Garden Party Saturday  June 13th

    Visit Nearfm at Child Vision Garden Party Saturday June 13th

    The OB team welcomes you to the Nearfm stand on Saturday June 13th from 12.30pm, listen to live interviews, music and  young voices.

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  • If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

    If Ever You Go: A Northside Dublin Perspective

        Nearfm have produced a ten part radio series reinterpreting the Dublin: One City One Book ‘If Ever You Go: a Map of Dublin in Poetry and Song’ edited by Pat Boran and Gerard Smyth.This series takes a unique look at the book from a northside Dublin perspective by focusing on the poems, poets and songs associated with Northside Dublin. The series features many well known poets reciting and being interviewed about the poems they have featured in the […]

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  • New Perspectives on Irish History

    New Perspectives on Irish History

    Broadcasting Friday Feb 20th @ 6.30pm for 8 weeks. New Perspectives on Irish History is a brand new 8 part radio series devised by John Haughton, which takes a unique look at how our ancestors viewed their natural environment and how different periods of history co-existed with the natural environment of our island. In this instance this series relates to the themes of Irish History, heritage, experience and the natural environment and will raise public awareness to a unique historical […]

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  • Language Jewels

    Language Jewels

    Tuesday Jan 13th, 20th and 27th at 3pm “I’ve listened to the first Language Jewel and I’m not going to wait until this time next week to listen to the next one! It’s a really interesting documentary and you’ve arranged the interviews in a seamless manner.”- Dr Deirdre Kirwan, Principal , Scoil Bhríde Cailíní Language Jewels is a three part series which follows the experience of Scoil Bhríde Cailíní, a primary school based in Blanchardstown that has passed in a […]

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  • Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    Research Finds Many Community Benefits Provided By NEAR FM.

    DCU student, Jack O’Dea,  carried out some research to analyse the impact NEAR FM has on the Northside of Dublin. In his dissertation, the fundamentals of community radio were outlined, the objectives and foundations of the practice and the possible future of the concept.  This research was qualitative in order to gain an insight into the workings of the people who have liaised with NEAR FM. Two groups of interviewees were questioned, to ensure a broad understanding of the organisation. […]

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  • CAPTCHA – Community Radio Archives

    CAPTCHA – Community Radio Archives

    Tune into Near FM this Thursday @ 3.30pm for a special one hour programme on CAPTCHA – the EU wide community media archiving initiative. Listen to Radio Corax, in Germany as they discuss radio archives. The Show is bilingual, Helen Hahmann talks to Ralf Wendt, project coordinator of Radio Corax about his ideas around archiving, the archiving infrastructure and archiving approaches of Radio Corax and what is being archived and which fascinating radio archives already exist? Ralf Wendt is Programme […]

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  • SoundsGood summer camp visit to Lifeline on Nearfm

    SoundsGood summer camp visit to Lifeline on Nearfm

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  • Family Fun Day @ Kilbarrack

    Family Fun Day @ Kilbarrack

      Near Fm was here Live OB Wednesday July 9th

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  • Telling our own Story

    Telling our own Story

    ” Near FM presents a four part radio series celebrating 30 years of community media on the Northside of Dublin “Since community radio emerged as a separate strand it has added to the plurality of voices that are on air it has also provided significant opportunity for people to develop their skills and it has provided opportunities for communities to access the airwaves…Nearfm was one of the first ones to embrace the idea that community radio was a community development […]

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