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The Wheel, Age & Opportunity – Programme 1 Europe in my Backyard

Europe in my Backyard


First in the series :The Wheel, Age & Opportunity – Programme 1 Europe in my Backyard

Listen online @togetherfm at 10am Fridays. The series starts this Friday 25th of november at 10am. Please join us and listen to some great programmes

Friday 25th November with Emma Murtagh, European Programme Manager at ‘The Wheel, on their work and role in regards to EU Cohesion Policy funded projects in Ireland and Ciaran McKinney, Engage Programme Manager at ‘Age & Opportunity’ about the Engage Programme.

The Wheel is Ireland’s national association of charities, community groups and social enterprises.

Europe in my Backyard


The project EUROPE IN MY BACKYARD is an initiative promoted by six European local & regional radios that aims to raise awareness about the European cohesion policy in six European regions, through the implementation & broadcast of a global communication strategy.

This project is a collaboration with Radio Dreyeckland in Germany, EMA in Spain, Radio Popolare in Italy, Radio Student Slovenia, Civil Radio Hungary and us, Near FM. With all stations reporting on more cohesive regions within our respective countries across the EU.