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Reading Together Part 9

On this, the last programme of the series, we’ll go back to TARGET Trinity Adult Resource Group for Education and Training in Donaghmede, where Nearfm recorded the reading of James Joyce’s Grace, one of the stories in the book Dubliners. ...

Reading Together Part 8

On this programme we’ll listen to the two James Joyce’s Dubliner’s stories that were adapted and dramatised by the near drama group, Ivy Daz in the Committee Room and A Painful Case. But before we start we’ll listen to Jack Byrne, ...

Reading Together Part 7

For this programme we’ll visit Raheny Library and TARGET Trinity Adult Resource Group for Education and Training in Donaghmede, where Nearfm recorded the readings of Clay and Counterparts, two of the stories of James Joyce’s Dubliners. First, ...

Reading Together Part 6

On 8 March this year, we visited the Axis Arts and Community Resource Centre in Ballymun to celebrate international Women’s Day with the reading of two of the Dubliners stories that focus on women’s life, A Mother and The Boarding House. We spoke ...

Reading Together Part 5

Today we will be travelling to the Sean O’Casey Centre, in East Wall, to listen to The Sisters and Two Gallants and we will listen to the opinions of some of the readers on Joyce’s writing and use of language. Thanks to our readers Seamus ...

Reading Together Part 4

Today we will be listening to A Little Cloud & After the Race, read by some of the Sweny’s pharmacy reading group. But first Wendy Conroy, one of the volunteers that works to ensure Sweny’s remains open as a landmark of Joyce’s writing and ...

Reading Together Part 3

Today we are travelling to Sphere 17, the Youth Centre for Dublin 17 in Darndale, where some of the youth involved in the project read from Araby and An Encounter. We spoke to Stephen Blayds, one of the Youth project workers about the preparations and ...

Reading Together Part 2

Our series started with the last story of the book, as probably the best known, The Dead. The party at the Misses Morkan’s Annual Dance. The guests are enjoying the music, the dance and the drinks. Freddi and Mr. Brown are there, and also Gabriel Conroy, ...

Reading Together

Reading Together, is a nearfm initiative, co-funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland’s Sound and Vision Fund. The nearfm crew travelled to different public locations where different readers from the local community read thirteen out of the fifteen ...