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  • Backtracking Now

    Backtracking Now

    Backtracking on Dublin’s NearFM with Andy Flannery is a meticulously planned hour of chaos every Wednesday from 16.30 to 17.30. Loads of great tunes, mostly indie but always with a surprise or 2. Regular interviews and occasional feature’s with deadly local and international artists. Carefully chosen and reviewed songs and albums of the week, News, Gossip, Gigs, and noteworthy events and Birthdays from each shows day in music. Backtrackingnow’s Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

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  • Pride Time

    Pride Time

    Welcome to Pride Time at NearFM, Ireland’s radio show dedicated to the LGBT community. Pride Time @ NearFM’s Cloudcasts on Mixcloud

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  • Relive the magic of the Theatre Royal!

    Relive the magic of the Theatre Royal!

    Earlier this year three volunteers met at the induction training to community media from nearfm. Having realised they all share the same passion for the Theatre Royal they formed a production team to highlight some memories and stories of the performers who have appeared on this famous stage, family and friends of people who worked there and more importantly Dubliner’s who were patrons. Theatre Royal 50 is a 4 part documentary broadcast by NEAR fm, produced by Aine Clancy, Susan […]

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  • Grundtvig Learning Partnership GR2010-2C

    Grundtvig Learning Partnership GR2010-2C

    Grundtvig Learning Partnership GR2010-2C Knowledge Sharing for Ameliorating Community Radio Educational Programming (2010-2012) This is a project funded nationally by Léargas as part of the Lifelong Learning Programme of the European Commission Education and Culture DG.  The project was coordinated by nearfm and the partners were Radio Vallekas (Madrid, Spain), Radio Kultura (Basque Country), SNRL (France) and Sheffield Live (Sheffield, Britain). The Key objectives of this project were to build a sustainable network among European Community Radios which will facilitate […]

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  • The Brennan Mob

    The Brennan Mob

    The Brennan Mob is a six part comedy half-hour comedy drama set in Dublin. When the father of the family is arrested for pretending to shoot a young Garda with his finger after being stopped while driving in a bus lane, all manner of complications arise. His celebrity model daughter is hoping to marry the son of one of the richest businessmen in the city, but her father’s escapade being reported in the tabloids leads the businessman to believe his […]

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  • Dante's Domain

    Dante's Domain

    What will the future hold for Humanity? Dante’s Domain – Three part apocolyptic Radio Drama Series from the pen of Jack Byrne and performed by the near drama company. This series is funded by the BAI Sound and Vision Scheme. This series was also part of near90fm’s Green Year initiative.

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  • Helping Hands

    Helping Hands

    Helping Hands is a 6 part series of programmes which explores a diverse blend of personal stories from immigrants living in Dublin who offer a helping hand to other newcomers to Ireland as they try to settle in their new communities.

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  • Tales from the Northside

    Tales from the Northside

    ‘The Reading’ by Helen McNamara. This play examines the position of a so-called ‘common law wife’ when it comes to wills and the law. This radio play examines the plight of such a woman and how she can be cast aside despite caring for a man whom she loved and was mot his wife in legal terms. It graphically portrays the raw greed of some people when property is involved. This a bleak look at the nasty side of life. […]

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  • Listen Again

    The History Show Episode Seven Episode 7 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John Dorney. On this episode, we discuss Fascism and Anti – Fascism in Ireland, in particular the Blueshirts and Fine Gael. We were joined by Dr. Fearghal McGarry of Queen’s University Belfast and Dr. Brian Hanley from the University of Liverpool. The History Show Episode Six Episode 6 of the History Show on Near FM presented by Cathal Brennan and John […]

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  • Scibernia

    Scibernia

    A fortnightly science programme and podcast that is broadcast on Near fm 90.3. Scibernia has it’s own website at www.scibernia.ie where you can listen to all the past programmes.

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