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Molloy family insists the fight for justice continues

Bill Maher, a nephew of Fr Niall Molloy, has insisted the fight for justice for the Roscommon priest's brutal death is not over. A Gsoc...

LISTEN: Friday’s JF Show panel discussion

Friday's panel on the Joe Finnegan Show comprised Fine Gael senator Joe O'Reilly; Pauline Tully, Sinn Féin's general-election candidate for Cavan-Monaghan; and Parvez Butt,...

LISTEN BACK: Aurivo announces major expansion in Ballagh

Aurivo has announced the expansion of its feed manufacturing site in Ballaghaderreen, Co Roscommon, with construction already under way. Aurivo’s agribusiness has experienced several consecutive...

PODCAST: Castlerea post office becomes Indian restaurant

The historic post office building in Castlerea in west Roscommon is set to become an Indian restaurant. The listed building in Main Street provided postal...

LISTEN: Rooskey businessman on ‘chef crisis’

The Restaurants Association of Ireland claims the shortage in chefs here has reached "crisis point". It is calling on the government to introduce a number...

Still searching for answers – son of murdered Garda speaks out

Finian Fallon was only four years old when his father, Garda Richard Fallon from Roscommon, was shot dead in April 1970. The 44 year old...

Panel: Local Oireachtas members’ presidential-election views

During Friday's panel on the Joe Finnegan Show, as the countdown to the possible presidential election continues, Fine Gael senator Maura Hopkins claimed no...

Campaigning for victims – Amy Gilligan shares her story

Amy Gilligan was just 11 years old when she was raped by a teenage boy. The case went to court, and the 16-year-old was sentenced...

There’s no point banning smartphones

''Banning things tends not to work'' Brendan Kelly is a professor of psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin and says that when it comes to smartphones...

Lead investigator in ‘Roscommon house of horrors’ speaks out

  ''It was a case that horrified and shocked the nation'' Retired Castlerea Sergeant John Hynes was lead investigator in the case dubbed ''Roscommon House of...

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan

Margaret (Peggy) Cryan No. 4 Carrickmor, Boyle, Co.Roscommon, and formerly Laurel Lodge, Castleknock, Dublin 15. Peacefully at the Matter Private, Dublin surrounded by her loving family. Deeply...

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry

Thomas Francis (Tom) Mc Garry Hampstead, London and late of Newtownforbes, Co. Longford Wednesday 11th July in London. Brother of the late Jim McGarry, Publican. ...

Margaret O’Hara

Margaret O’Hara. Lanna Aoibhinn, Townparks, Longford. Monday, 16th, July Pre-deceased by her father James. Margaret will be sadly missed and remembered with love by...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 16th of July 2018

Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermott airs every Monday evening between eight and nine. Monaghan minor manager Seamus McEneaney spoke about Monaghans Ulster minor championship success and...

LISTEN: Outrage over antisocial behaviour in Bailieborough

After highlighting antisocial behaviour in Longford yesterday, today’s Joe Finnegan Show focused on the similar incidents in Bailieborough, Co Cavan. PJ Barry, the secretary of...

Londoner claims local tourism signage ‘outdated’

Londoner Christina has been holidaying in Cavan since she was a child and regularly visits the area with her husband and two young children. But...