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  • The History of Irish Marathon Running

    The History of Irish Marathon Running

    To celebrate the Irish Athletes about to compete in the 2017 World Athletics Championships in London this August Bank holiday weekend, Near FM are proud to repeat The History of Irish Marathon Running. Friday August 4th at 12 noon Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee, this hour long documentary traces the history of Irish marathon running in Ireland from its imperial beginnings in the early 20th century, to the golden days of […]

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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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  • FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    FC Barcelona live on Near FM

    As part of Near FM’s Northside Football 2 series, we will have live coverage from St Kevin’s Boys Academy Cup on Saturday March 26th from 9.45am. This elite competition from the home of St Kevin’s Boys football club is a unique underage tournament featuring the cream of European teams at this age level. Join our commentary team of Dave Hooper, Neil McDonagh and Fergus Carroll as we broadcast two  matches along with  interviews with coaches, players and fans. Match 1 – 10am – Olympique Lyonnais […]

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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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  • Wexford beat Shels to WFAI cup on Penalties

    Wexford beat Shels to WFAI cup on Penalties

    Wexford beat Shels to WFAI cup on Penalties By Dave Hooper Shelbourne Ladies 2 Wexford Youths Women 2 Wexford Youth’s women win 4-2 on penalties. Shelbourne Ladies missed out on WFAI Cup glory in the AVIVA Stadium, as Wexford Youths landed their first Women’s FAI Cup. Dearbhaile Beirne’s final minute extra-time goal sent the game to penalities, Shelbourne having taken a second half lead through Siobhan Killeen. Shels had the first real opening on 26 minutes, Grace Murray found space […]

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  • Women’s Football  Live – Sat 5th December

    Women’s Football Live – Sat 5th December

    On Saturday Dec 5th Near FM will present live coverage of the Women’s National League encounter between Shelbourne Ladies and UDC Waves from Morton stadium in Santry. Join our team as we bring you live commentary as well as interviews with players, managers and fans. Kick off is at 7pm. We will be live on air from 6.45pm. This live football broadcast is the final part in Near FM’s Northside Football series, supported by the BAI Sound and Vision fund.

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  • Up the Dubs @ 8.30pm Tonite

    Join us  Tonight @ Up the Dubs with Neily McDonough  as we celebrate Dublin’s victory in the All-Ireland SFF. Fergus Carroll will be live from Parnell’s GAA Club house  as the team arrives, filling us up with  interviews from players ,staff and taste of Victory. Don’t miss out!!!!  Experience the taste of victory with the boys  listen live on  Near FM 90.3  or online on www.near.ie/livestream    

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  • Live Football from the Aviva Stadium

    Live Football from the Aviva Stadium

    On Sunday 17th of April Near FM will broadcast live the FAI Intermediate Cup final between local club Tolka Rivers and Crumlin UTD. Coming live from the Aviva stadium our coverage begins at 12.30pm (Kick off 1pm) and as well as the live commentary we will have interviews with coaches, players and fans of both clubs as well as FAI officials. We will be there for the entire match, so if it goes to extra time and penalties, you will […]

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  • McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny

    McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny

    McCabe grabs WNL Cup for Raheny By Dave Hooper Raheny United 3 Peamount United 2 Katie McCabe slid home a final minute extra time winner to claim the FAI Continental Tyres women’s national league cup for Raheny United in Tolka Park. McCabe’s 33rd goal of the season sealed a dramatic victory for the Raheny who trailed Peamount United when five additional minutes had elapsed. McCabe gave Raheny the lead from the penalty spot after 10 minutes, a dubious decision by […]

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  • Live Women’s Football

    Live Women’s Football

    On Sunday 26th of April Near FM will broadcast live the FAI Women’s National League Cup Final between local club Raheny Utd and Peamount Utd. Live from Tolka Park, our coverage begins at 4pm (Kick off 4.30pm) and as well as the live commentary we will have interviews with coaches, players and fans of both clubs as well as FAI officials. We will be there for the entire match, so if it goes to extra time and penalties, you will […]

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