The Changing Face of Fairview is a five part documentary radio series produced by NearFM volunteer John Haughton.
The series will begin on Thursday March 15th @ 6pm and explores the history, heritage and local organisations & amenities that make up the area of Fairview & Marino. Join John as he talks to senior citizens to find out how Fairview has changed over time. A local architect and a local historian analyse the townscape features and trace the history starting way back.
We discover how Fairview played a key role in the 1916 rising and how James Joyce lived at four different addresses in Fairview between 1895 and 1901. We find out about the birthplace of Dracula author Bram Stoker in Marino Cresent and we look at the many different community organisations and amenities in the area including Forest friends, Comhaltas and St Josephs Boys school.