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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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  • Jamesy – Jan 25, 26 & 27 @ 6.30pm

    Jamesy – Jan 25, 26 & 27 @ 6.30pm

    Jamesy is a new three part radio drama written by John Casey. James Malone has reached something of a crossroads in his life, his elderly mother is sick with cancer and his brother Dan is not interested. Jamesy finds himself becoming increasingly unable to juggle the daily grind of the family farm he runs single-handedly, his once routine now spiralling alcoholism and the fact he is alone. His strange mix of social awkwardness and eccentricity are becoming ever more pronounced as […]

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  • Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley Tribute

    Joe McGinley was a long time Near FM volunteer presenter who passed away earlier this year.   Joe was best known for his Friday Lunchtime Miscellany programme, but was also very active as part of the team behind John Markey on the Magic Moments programme on Sunday mornings.  He also occasionally helped out with other programmes and the pieces here include an interview about his Dad, who fought in the GPO in 1916.

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  • Launch of Near Archive

    Launch of Near Archive

    Near FM to launch new Digital Audio Archive in Coolock Library on Wed Nov 16th You are cordially invited to the official launch of the Near Archive in Coolock Library on Wednesday, 16th November @ 6.30pm Near Archive will be officially launched by Dr Pauric Travers, chairperson of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.  Also speaking at the event will be City Archivist, Dr Mary Clark and Chairperson of Near Media Co-op, Vincent Teeling. This will be followed by a short demonstration of the Near […]

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  • Best of Lingo –

    Best of Lingo –

    Tune into Near FM on Friday Nov 11th at 3.30pm for a very special literary programme. Best of Lingo festival 2016 compiles 60 minutes of some of the best parts of the recent Lingo Spoken Word festival held in Dublin. Join Near FMs Paula Wiseman and Phoenix FMs Ben Atkinson as we explore the Lingo festival and all the fantastic literary and spoken word events it has to offer. We have interviews with Blindboy Boatclub, Colm Keegan, Stephen James Smith, Cat Brogan, […]

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  • Free and Local

    Free and Local

    Broadcasting every Monday @ 2pm from Nov 7th to Dec 5th! This is a five part series of programmes which offers a unique look into local historical places of interest in North Dublin, all of which one can access free of charge. The focus of the programmes is on the guided tour and the special visitors on the tour are a group of service users from the National Council of the Blind Ireland (NCBI) with different degrees of visually impairment. […]

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  • Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History Returns!

    Rivitin’ History by Pat Meehan returns on October 27th and November 3rd at 6pm. Follow the continuing adventures of Marrion Monroe and Duck the Bullets as they are taken in by Professor Henri DuFornicate’s ability to travel back through time to ancient Ireland. You can catch up on the previous episodes here: This series is made with the support of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland Sound and Vision scheme.

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