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  • The History of Irish Marathon Running

    The History of Irish Marathon Running

    Tuesday May 30th at 6pm For the first time on Irish radio Near FM are proud to present The History of Irish Marathon Running. Produced and presented by Dave Hooper, with additional narration by broadcasting legend Jimmy Magee, this hour long documentary traces the history of Irish marathon running in Ireland from its imperial beginnings in the early 20th century, to the golden days of John Treacy, Jerry Kiernan, The Hooper Bros, Neil Cusack and Catriona McKiernan right up to […]

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  • The Tales from the Dark Pool

    The Tales from the Dark Pool

    Tales from the Dark Pool Soak in the dark pool that is the hearts and minds of Post Primary school children from North East Dublin. Through their Stories and Poems you will encounter the full gamut of emotions, a cacophony of voices and a surprising amount of talent and all in 1 little half hour! The “Tales from the Dark Pool” educational series starts on Tuesday, April 4th, @ 9.30am & runs for 8 weeks until May 23rd. Prepare to Be […]

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  • Schools Rising

    Schools Rising

    The final part of our Schools Rising series featuring St Aidan’s boys secondary school in Whitehall will broadcast on Thursday March 30th @ 9.30am. The book featured is Blood Upon the Rose by Gerry Hunt. Tune in to Near FM as we hear Gerry and  the  students discuss the book and the 1916 Rising.         About the series Schools Rising  is a four part literary and education series exploring children’s fiction used at schools centred on the 1916 Rising. Tune […]

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  • The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series

    The Hugh Lane Concert series showcases contemporary, traditional, classical and jazz music concerts recorded at Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, as part of the Sundays @ Noon concerts. The series, which starting on Tuesday March 14th,  captures the best in Irish and international based composers and musicians performing in front of a live audience. As well as the performances, Near FM have recorded in-depth interviews with the musicians, and reactions from members of the public. Upcoming programme is John F. […]

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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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  • Port Out Starboard Home

    Port Out Starboard Home

    Broadcasting every Friday in June @ 1pm on Near FM 90.3 Port Out Starboard Home (P.O.S.H) is a new 4 part documentary series which looks at the lives of the people who work in, and live around Dublin Port. It gives an in-sight into a major Irish transport hub and explores the social commitment of the Dublin Port Company and its service users by focusing on the interaction of these corporate bodies with the wider Dockland’s community. Historical, architectural, bio-diversity, heritage and […]

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  • Women’s Football  Live – Sat 5th December

    Women’s Football Live – Sat 5th December

    On Saturday Dec 5th Near FM will present live coverage of the Women’s National League encounter between Shelbourne Ladies and UDC Waves from Morton stadium in Santry. Join our team as we bring you live commentary as well as interviews with players, managers and fans. Kick off is at 7pm. We will be live on air from 6.45pm. This live football broadcast is the final part in Near FM’s Northside Football series, supported by the BAI Sound and Vision fund.

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  • LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    LINGO Live – Podcasts now Live

    Podcasts from Friday nights Lingo Festival are now going live and you can listen again to the festival highlights by visiting http://nearfm.ie/podcast/?cat=3881 LINGO Live is a collaborative community radio broadcast from the LINGO spoken word festival on Friday Oct 16th in the Workman’s Club, Dublin. The 4 hour live broadcast will feature performances and interviews with spoken word poets, festival organisers and audience members. Performers and guests on the night will include Tongue Fu, John Cummins, John Moynes and The […]

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  • Radio Culture Night 2015

    Radio Culture Night 2015

    On Friday September 18th Near FM will at Culture Night, and for the fifth year running we bring our listeners live coverage from the event. This years live coverage is longer and more comprehensive than ever. We will be live on air from 4-9pm and with the help of our colleagues in Raidio Na Life, Dublin South FM, Phoenix FM and Liffey Sound FM, we will be broadcasting all over Dublin City and County. The broadcast hub in 2015 is […]

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  • Poetic Lives

    Poetic Lives

    Poetic Lives is a new 6 part series that follows the lives of 6 migrant poets living and producing their art in Ireland. Starting Thursday 28th of May 2015, from 3-3.30 pm and running until July 2nd. The series features poets Jennifer Matthews, Theophilus Ejorh, Nita Mishra, Nithy Kasa, Joseph Horgan and Ozgecan Kesici. The series is devised and produced for Near FM by Ignacio Irigoien. Funded by the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland.

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