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  • GlasDrum presents … New Sounds in an Old Place

    GlasDrum presents … New Sounds in an Old Place

    On Friday October 5th 2018, Near FM recorded a night of intimate music and spoken word performance in the wonderfully atmospheric setting of St. John the Baptist church in Drumcondra. New Sounds in an Old Place is a night of new and contemporary sounds, hosted up to 6 times a year and curated by the arts collective GlasDrum. The acts on the night were the spellbinding close harmonic folk styling’s of Ye Vagabonds, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger, and songwriter Dowry and Natalya O’Flaherty an […]

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  • The Migrant Voices production team and trainers

    Migrant Voices

    Migrant Voices is a series of three programmes produced by trainees who participated in Near FMs community radio training. The training equipped trainees, all from a migrant background and living in Ireland, with the knowledge and skills to produce their own radio programme on a topic of their choosing. The trainees were split into three production teams. The training culminated with the trainees completing a QQI Level 3 in Media expression and producing three half hour programmes to be broadcast […]

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  • Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs and Tunes from the Irish Traditional Music Archive – Series 2

    Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs and Tunes from the Irish Traditional Music Archive – Series 2

    Tune in as Near FM and the ITMA collaborate for a second series of live traditional music performance Broadcasting Live on Thursday 22nd, Friday 23rd & Sat 24th Nov from 1-2pm Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs and Tunes Live from the Irish Traditional Music Archive (ITMA) is a 3-part live radio broadcast from the history-rich surrounds of the Georgian home on Merrion Square of the ITMA. Join the ITMA and Near FM for a series of a performances and interviews that […]

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  • Dublin Song Series
(L-R) Clodagh Kinsella, Dearbhla Collins, Leah Redmond and  Rob McAllister

    The Hugh Lane Concert Series – Programmes 5 & 6

    The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with the final two programmes in the series featuring the Dublin Song Series and Colman Pearce. Broadcasting Tuesday Jan 16th and 23rd at 3pm on Near FM. Dublin Song Series – Tuesday Jan 16th 3pm Songs by Faure, Strauss and Mahler. With singers Clodagh Kinsella, soprano, Leah Redmond, soprano, Robert McAllister, bass-baritone and Dearbhla Collins on piano. The programmes features interviews with all of the above plus Veronica Dunne and members of the audience.   […]

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  • The Artists Lounge live from Otherworld Festival in Ballymun

    The Artists Lounge live from Otherworld Festival in Ballymun

    Tune into Near FM on Halloween night, October 31st from 6pm, as we broadcast live from the Otherworld Halloween Festival in Ballymun! Join presenter Ger Kellett as we broadcast live from The Artists Lounge/ Near FM stage with performances from The Innocents, Zeinab, Soricah, Psychlone, and Rachael Mccormack Tune into Near FM from 6pm on October 31st and join Ger Kellett as he brings The Artists Lounge (T.A.L) radio programme on the road and brings you the best of up and coming Irish music Near FM can […]

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  • Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA

    Near FM, in association with Phoenix FM and the Irish Traditional Music Archive, is proud to present a unique live broadcasting event during Heritage Week 2017. Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA is a two-part live radio broadcast from ITMA on Merrion Square which will take place on Sat Aug 19th and sat Aug 26th from 1-2pm. 19 & 26 August, 1pm – 2pm Week one featuring: Aidan Connolly, fiddle, Dublin Liam McGonigle, button accordion, […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered

    The Hugh Lane Concert series – John F. Larchet remembered Broadcasting Tuesday July 4th @ 3pm on Near FM. The Hugh Lane Concert series continues with a performance entitled John F. Larchet remembered. This special programme celebrates the life of Irish composer John F. Larchet, fifty years after his death. The concert took place at Dublin’s Hugh Lane Gallery on 11th June and Near FM recorded the performance as well as interviews with the musicians Raphaela Mangan (mezzo-soprano), Gavan Ring (baritone), […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series showcases contemporary, traditional, classical and jazz music concerts recorded at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, as part of the Sundays @ Noon concerts. The series, which starting on Tuesday March 14th,  captures the best in Irish and international based composers and musicians performing in front of a live audience. As well as the performances, Near FM have recorded in-depth interviews with the musicians, and reactions from members of the public. Upcoming programme is John F. […]

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  • Golden Years

    Golden Years

     

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  • New Radio Collaboration

    New Radio Collaboration

    Near FM are delighted to announce a new collaboration with Future Radio in Norwich, UK. Since November Near FM have begun a programme exchange with Future Radio by broadcasting alternative music programme UnHeard Of every Friday @ 6pm. Going in the opposite direction Future Radio are broadcasting Near FM’s Lost Radio Outpost every second Thursday @ 8pm. For more on Future Radio visit www.futureradio.co.uk Unheard of… was first broadcast on Future Radio in 2011. The basic idea was to capture two things in […]

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