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Ballymun Otherworld Festival

Aifric and Lea Noel McGuinness is joined by Aifric Ní Ruairc and Lea Pepper who have come on Northside Today to tell people about the Ballymun Otherworld Festival 2017 starting from October 23rd and culminating on Ballymun Plaza on Halloween night ...

Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA – Prog 2

Near FM, in association with Phoenix FM and the Irish Traditional Music Archive, is proud to present Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA. These two unique programmes were broadcast live during Heritage Week 2017 from the beautiful ...

Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA – Prog 1

Near FM, in association with Phoenix FM and the Irish Traditional Music Archive, is proud to present Within a Mile of Dublin: Songs & Tunes live from ITMA. These two unique programmes were broadcast live during Heritage Week 2017 from the beautiful ...

Poem of the Week #13 – My father perceived as a vision of saint Francis by Paula Meehan

                           Paula Meehan Poem of the Week # 13 is My father perceived as a vision of saint Francis by Paula Meehan, read by Debbie Hutchinson. Poem of the Week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem ...

Poem of the Week #12 – Notturno (Night) by Tin Ujevic

                   Tin Ujevic Poem of the Week # 12 is Notturno (Night) by Tin Ujevic read by Lidija Radacic. Poem of the Week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support of the Broadcasting ...

Poem of the Week #10 – Grief for Dead Soldiers by Ted Hughes

Poem of the Week #10  is Grief for Dead Soldiers by Ted Hughes and read by Daniel Wade. The poem  commemorates the D-Day landings in Normandy on June 6th 1944. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the ...

The History of Irish Marathon Running

Loughrea Marathon 1978 – photo courtesy of Caroline Tuite  Near FM are proud to present The History of Irish Marathon Running. Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by the late great broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee (The ...

Poem of the Week #9 – by Catherine Ann Cullen

Poem of the Week #9  is a poem penned especially to commemorate World Hunger Day. This is ‘The Earth does not starve us’ written and read by Catherine Ann Cullen. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near ...

Tales from the Dark Pool #8

Programme 8 in Tales from the Dark Pool is presented by Segun Balogun & Ella McGill. This week’s ‘Feature Story’ is a by Jackie Corr. Our stories & poems come from: Ardscoil La Salle, Maryfield College, St Marys Holy Faith, Killester, ...

Poem of the Week #8 – Saint Kevin and The Blackbird by Seamus Heaney

Seamus Heaney Poem of the Week #7, to commemorate Heaney’s first collection published ‘Death of a Naturalist’ , is Saint Kevin and The Blackbird read by Frank O’Connor. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near ...

Tales from the Dark Pool #7

Programme 7 in Tales from the Dark Pool is presented by Ciara Marshal & Paul Herron This week’s ‘Feature Story’ is a by Sara Elliot. Our stories & poems come from: Ardscoil La Salle, Maryfield College, St Marys Holy Faith, Killester, Mount ...

Poem of the Week #7 – Danny Murphy by James Stephens

James Stephens Poem of the Week #7, to commemorate Bealtaine Festival, is Danny Murphy by James Stephens and read by Siobhan Farrelly. Poem of the week is produced and presented by Morgan O’Reilly and Near FM. Poem of the Week is made with the support ...