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  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

    Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016 – Near FM LIVE Broadcast

      Join us for the cracking opener of the Lingo Spoken Word Festival 2016!! Near FM will broadcast LIVE from the Workman’s Club in Dublin on Friday 21st October from 6.30pm. This broadcast will feature performances and interviews with some of the finest spoken word poets and rappers around. We’ll also be speaking to the festival organisers and to some audience members on the night. The Lingo’s annual poetry slam is the real star of the festival and we will be broadcasting this high-energy and inspiring show LIVE […]

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  • Visa Factories or English Schools

    Visa Factories or English Schools

    Over the last three years, the English language Industry in Ireland has suffered many school closures, exposing the malpractice taking place in some schools and resulting in hundreds of international students losing large sums of money. This hour-long documentary, produced by Sarah-Jane Fortune and funded by The Mary Raftery Investigative Journalism Fund, explores the effects of the closures on students while discovering how the industry is regulated and assessing what the future holds for the industry in Ireland. To be […]

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  • Live Broadcast from The Rose Festival in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny on Saturday, 16th July from 12.30 to 3.30pm

    Live Broadcast from The Rose Festival in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny on Saturday, 16th July from 12.30 to 3.30pm

    It’s that time of year again! Yes, the Rose Festival will be taking place on Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th, July in St. Anne’s Park, Raheny and NearFM will be there broadcasting LIVE from the event on the Saturday (16th July) from 12.30 to 3.30pm. NearTV will also be there to capture the event for a special TV broadcast to be shown on DCTV later that evening. The Rose Festival is a great community event, which celebrates the fantastic amenity that is St. […]

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  • Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays & Schooldays

    Novels, Plays and Schooldays is a new 9 part radio series produced by Near FM with financial support from The Broadcasting Authority of Ireland. The series looks at the novels and plays that form part of the Junior and Leaving Certificate English syllabus and discusses potential questions and approaches to those questions. The series features panel discussions with local schools and their teachers and dramatic interpretations of the works. Prog 1 – Of Mice and Men with students from inner city school, Larkin Community College Prog 2 […]

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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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  • Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    Live Broadcast from Mercy College Coolock – Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm

    On Friday, 4th March from 11am to 1pm Near FM will Broadcast Live from Mercy College Coolock Mercy College Coolock are working towards achieving the Yellow Flag, which celebrates inclusion and diversity in schools. If awarded, they will be the FIRST secondary school in the Coolock/Artane region to earn the flag. The event is focused on showcasing the diversity of cultures in their school and promoting inclusion. As this fits perfectly well with the Near FM Northside Today program, Noel […]

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  • AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 31st January from 2.30 to 4pm

    On Sunday, 31st January 2016 the 32nd AXA Raheny 5 Mile Road Race will take place. The event, which was founded in 1985 by former Olympian Pat Hooper is promoted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club and is now rated as one of the country’s leading road races. The race begins near the Raheny Garda Station and roughly incorporates an outside lap of St Anne’s Park via a series of left hand turns. As in previous year’s, Near FM will be […]

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  • Abeer Abu Ghaith

    Female Founders to Bank On

    FEMALE FOUNDERS TO BANK ON Broadcasting Thursday Nov 26th @ 3.30pm on Near FM Faced with the challenges of cultural constraints, political barriers, gender issues and access to capital, the odds are stacked against female entrepreneurs in Palestine. Palestinian women own just 5.4 per cent of all enterprises in the West Bank and Gaza Strip and, according to the International Labour Organisation, only around 20 per cent of Palestinian women work outside the home, compared to nearly 70 per cent […]

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  • 25th Nov – Panel Discussion ‘Stop Violence Against Women’

    25th Nov – Panel Discussion ‘Stop Violence Against Women’

    The 25th November is the International Day of Elimination of Violence against Women and it is the start date for the 16 days of action campaign, against domestic violence. As part of Near FM’s contribution to the campaign we will have a Panel Discussion entitled ‘Stop Violence against Women’ broadcast here on Near FM 90.3 on Wednesday, the 25th November from 3.30 to 4.30pm. Guests will include representatives from Aoibhneas Refuge, Women’s Aid, Safe Ireland, People before Profit and Move […]

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