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  • Near FM presents Colaiste Dhulaigh’s Radio Week – Showcasing Media & Journalism Student’s Work – Mon 8th May to Fri 12th May

    Near FM presents Colaiste Dhulaigh’s Radio Week – Showcasing Media & Journalism Student’s Work – Mon 8th May to Fri 12th May

              From Monday, 8th May to Friday, 12th May; Near FM’s Northside Today will be presenting work from Coláiste Dhúlaigh’s Media and Journalism students from 12 to 1pm each day and there will also be some recordings by the Degree course students broadcast at 10am on the Lifeline programme from Monday to Thursday. All the work is the students’ own; produced with the assistance of their tutors, but planned, recorded and edited entirely by the students. They havewritten and developed […]

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  • Healing through Harmonies

    Healing through Harmonies

    Originally Broadcast on Friday April 28th 2017 at 6pm. Podcast now available here Near FM present Healing through Harmonies, an exploration into The Music Project, a cross community initiative which teaches classical music to Tamil and Sinhalese school children and is helping to build bridges between communities once divided by war in Sri Lanka. The story of The Music Project leads the producers to Colombo, Mullavi and Kurunegala in Sri Lanka, and to Belfast in Northern Ireland where striking parallels are discovered. The […]

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  • Near FM all Fuzzed Up and FREE on Friday, 3rd February from 7 till LATE in The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords

    Near FM all Fuzzed Up and FREE on Friday, 3rd February from 7 till LATE in The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords

        Drop in to The Lord Mayors Pub in Swords, Dublin, from 7pm till LATE tomorrow evening, Friday 3rd February for a great FREE night of stomping tunes. The Fuzzed Up Indie Club featuring Near 90.3 FM dj’s & Record Fair will be hosted by Andy Marke, of the Fuzzed up indie club Near 90.3fm show and there will be other great Near 90.3fm Presenters playing rocking sounds, including Stephen Donnelly and Liam Pepper from the All or Nothing […]

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  • AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 29th January from 2.30 to 4pm

    AXA Raheny 5 Road Race Live on Near FM – Sunday 29th January from 2.30 to 4pm

    On Sunday, 29th January 2017 the AXA Raheny 5 Mile Road Race will take place; and as in previous year’s, Near FM will be there on the day broadcasting live from the event. This event, which is sponsored by AXA Insurance and promoted by Raheny Shamrock Athletic Club, is now in its 33rd year having been originally founded in 1985 by former Olympian Pat Hooper and is rated as one of the country’s leading road races. The race begins at […]

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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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