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  • Irish Latin American Connection mentioned in Irish Independent

    Irish Latin American Connection mentioned in Irish Independent

    http://www.independent.ie/entertainment/radio/radio-space-the-final-frontier-in-the-war-of-the-sexes-35517201.html The ever-excellent Near FM began its own four-part series this week, The Irish Latin American Connection (Mon 2pm), which explores those of our compatriots who have lived and achieved great things over there in the recent past. This first episode looked at human-rights activists in Mexico and Ecuador. Future programmes will address food, debt relief, international aid, the Nicaraguan Sandinistas, Roger Casement’s time in Peru and much more. Near FM really do put other local stations (and more than […]

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  • Journalists and Media Activists Wanted to Join ‘No To Hate Speech’ Debate

    Journalists and Media Activists Wanted to Join ‘No To Hate Speech’ Debate

    Near FM are hosting an upcoming series of seminars Respect Words- Ethical Journalism in Media. These are aimed at online, print, and broadcast journalists interested in discussing ethics, codes and regulations and the responsibilities of traditional and online media in the context of hate speech. Over the three days there will be speakers from a wide range of media outlets, regulatory bodies, NGOs and universities including Colum Kenny (DCU), Roisin Boyd (Lecturer/ Broadcaster), Michael Foley (NUJ), Teresa Buczkowska (Immigrant Council […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series will showcase contemporary, traditional, classical and jazz music concerts recorded at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, as part of the Sundays @ Noon concerts. Starting on Tuesday March 14th @ 3pm, this radio series 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. Programme […]

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  • The Irish Latin American Connection

    The Irish Latin American Connection

    Broadcasting Monday 6th, 13th, 20th and 27th of March @ 2pm The Irish Latin American Connection is a 4 part series of programmes that looks at the experiences of Irish people who have in the recent past lived and campaigned for causes in Latin America.   We will examine their motives for travelling, their contribution to the countries they lived in and how these experiences have shaped their lives and careers back in Ireland.  And while doing this, we will touch on some global issues […]

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  • Join us in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, Sat 4th March from 8pm for a FREE night out at the Near FM ‘Open Deck Showcase’

    Join us in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, Sat 4th March from 8pm for a FREE night out at the Near FM ‘Open Deck Showcase’

    The NEAR FM Sound Collective is proud to present an Open Deck Showcase night, where NEAR FM presenters will showcase their radio shows by playing a short DJ set….LIVE!! We will be taking over the upstairs lounge in the Cat and Cage, Drumcondra, on Saturday the 4th of March from 8pm for what promises to be a great night out for all the NEAR FM presenters, staff and listeners (So That means YOU!), and of course, family and friends too! No […]

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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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  • New Audio Drama: Shopping for Beginners

    New Audio Drama: Shopping for Beginners

    Shopping for Beginners by Maurice Newman is a new 2 part audio drama that takes place in a shopping centre in north County Dublin as two older men from drastically different backgrounds strike up an unlikely friendship. It broadcasts at 6.30pm on February 2nd and 9th on Near FM 90.3 and will be available here and on the podcast shortly afterward. Made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland with the television licence fee.

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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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  • Near FM CE scheme: Public Relations /Outreach Assistant

    Near FM CE scheme: Public Relations /Outreach Assistant

    Primary Location:  Near Media Co-op, Northside Civic Centre, Bunratty Road, Coolock, Dublin 17. Please send your CV and cover letter to dorothee@near.ie. Closing Date for receiving job applications: February 3rd 2017. Main Purpose: The primary duty of the Public Relations/Outreach Assistant is to assist in the promotion of Near media co-op activities, engage in outreach activities with community organisations and facilitate outside broadcasts. Time flexibility is a must as the position may involve evening and weekend work. Immediate Supervisor: CE Supervisor […]

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  • Near FM require a Sound Engineer (CE Scheme)

    Near FM require a Sound Engineer (CE Scheme)

    **PLEASE NOTE** This is a community employment position, in order to be eligible for this position you must qualify for the community employment scheme. Please check your eligibility with your Local Employment Services (LES) before applying. Near FM, Community Radio for North Dublin, are looking for a sound engineer to join on a community employment (CE) scheme. Duties and Responsibilities Live on Air and Outside Broaasting • Studio duty – the sound engineer will undertake studio duty shifts where they […]

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