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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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  • Art Spaces

    Art Spaces

    Art Spaces – a new six part radio series that explores six unique art spaces in the North of Dublin. Monday the 16th of June – Monday July 21st at 6.30pm on Near FM Art Spaces is a new six part radio series produced for Near FM. The aim of the series is to promote awareness and an appreciation of the visual arts in North Dublin.  It does so by examining the rich diversity and innovation in existence in the area, looking […]

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  • Diamond in the Rough

    Diamond in the Rough

    Niamh Griffin travelled to Sierra Leone in September 2013 to explore how women and men are tackling sexual violence. High rates of these crimes in Sierra Leone are a sad legacy of a brutal decade-long civil war which ended in 2002, leaving thousands mentally and physically scarred. She met with people determined to change this, visiting rape crisis centres known as Rainbo Centres. They are funded by Irish Aid, and run by American NGO International Recue Committee with local group […]

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