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  • Not for The Money

    Not for The Money

    Not for the Money is a six part series starting on Tuesday 5th March at 6.30pm consisting of in-depth profiles of each of the following organisations: Dogs Aid Residents Against Racism Exchange Dublin, Seomra Sproai, Summer Row Garden Rainbow13. In each programme we speak to a member of each organisation to see what was their motivations and expectations when joining the organisation, why do they believe it is important to volunteer and what have they gained through their experience volunteering […]

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  • Communicating Europe

    Communicating Europe

    Ireland’s EU Presidency: A Political Party Perspective. During the first half of 2013 Ireland hold the EU Presidency and to highlight this Near FM have produced a six part series where the different Irish political parties can put forward their ideas of what focus Ireland put on the role. Every country during the presidency tries to achieve something that would be remembered as something positive in the development of the European project. In this series we will ask the five […]

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  • Left of the Dial: Joe Strummer 10th Anniversary Special

    Left of the Dial: Joe Strummer 10th Anniversary Special

    “NO INPUT, NO OUTPUT” Saturday the 22nd of December is the 10th anniversary of the death of Joe Strummer. Joe Strummer is best known as the front man and rhythm guitarist with legendary punk band The Clash. He also formed the 101ers, spent time as a touring member of the Pogues, briefly formed Joe Strummer and the Latino Rockabilly War, and later released three fantastic albums as Joe Strummer and the Mescaleros. His determination, conscience, attitude and lyrics continue to […]

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  • Social Media Justice Conference

    Social Media Justice Conference

    The Near Media Co-op is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its inauguration in March 2013. To mark the occasion a conference on the subject of “Social Justice Media – Examining the Evidence, Exploring the Possible”, will be held on 9th March 2013 at the brand new Parnell’s GAA club in Coolock. Click here for more information.

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  • The History Show

    The History Show

    The History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. Each episode we look at a different aspect of Irish history. Episode 1: The Civil War in Dublin and Cork. Episode 2: History of local government in Dublin. Episode 3: Eunan O’Halpin on the dead of the Irish Revolution / Eve Morrisson on the Bureau of Military History. Episode 4: Aoife MacCormac on the history of infectious diseases in Ireland / James Durney on When Aungier Street […]

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  • Kay Farrell Trilogy

    Kay Farrell Trilogy

    A new 3 part radio drama anthology series dedicated to the memory of founding member of the Near Drama Company, Kay Farrell. Oct 24th 6pm: Part 1 – Twin Candles by Henry Hudson September, 2009. Mary and Sarah have been friends for years. Both are spinsters. Mary is seventy-three, ill and housebound. Sarah is sixty-four. She visits Mary every day. Mary is about to reveal a shocking secret about her past. Oct 31st 6pm: Part 2 – The Hanging Gardener […]

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  • Northside Today

    Northside Today

    Our daily magazine programme.

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  • The Brief – The Legal Affairs Show

    The Brief – The Legal Affairs Show

    The Brief is Ireland’s only legal current affairs show. Presented by barristers Andrew Robinson and Peter Leonard every Thursday at 7pm. Each week the presenters and guest panelists look at the latest in current affairs, here and abroad through what is happening in the Courts. Questions and comments to askthebrief@near.ie Produced by Killian Donoghue and Andrew Robinson.

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  • New Radio Drama – Rivitin’ History

    New Radio Drama – Rivitin’ History

    Rivitin History is a hilarious two part satirical drama by Pat Meehan. Meet Marion Monroe and ‘Duck the Bullets’, as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time in ancient Ireland. Tune in Wednesday 10th & 17th October @ 6pm.

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  • This Sporting Life 20th Oct @ 3.30pm – American Football

    This Sporting Life 20th Oct @ 3.30pm – American Football

    This Sporting Life: The Story of Minority Sport in North Dublin A 30 x 15 minute documentary series featuring sports as diverse as Archery, Orienteering and Lawn Bowls. Tune in from saturday September 1st @ 3.30pm and every saturday for 30 weeks during the Sports Local Live programme. Keep an eye on the Near FM website for details of which sport will be featured week to week. The Dublin Rebels are the most successful team in the Irish American Football […]

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