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”Today is a good news day” Tanaiste Simon Coveney

 The Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney told the Joe Finnegan Show ''today is a good news day'' following agreement with the EU and the...

Tips for a good read

There's a lot to be said for a good book.Depending on your selection - a book can transport us to a different reality, open...

Eddie Hobbs – politics and finance

The global recovery - is it fact or fiction?This is the question asked by Eddie Hobbs who joined us on the show to talk...

LISTEN: 18-year-old quoted €8,000 for car insurance

An 18-year-old from west Roscommon has been unable to get car insurance, receiving quotes of up to €8,000.Brendan O’Brien, a sixth-year student in Castlerea...

Theft in broad daylight – business owner speaks out

Business owner Derek Johnston was shocked when CCTV revealed the alleged theft of tools outside his premises in broad daylight.The footage was placed on...

Podcast: Sportsbeat 4 December

On this weeks Sportsbeat with Kevin McDermottAlan Gunn looks back on Corduff's defeat in the All Ireland junior ladies football finalFrank Brady reviews Cuala's...

Podcast: Former Leitrim and Longford player Enda Williams

Enda Williams will be plotting the downfall of his former Leitrim team-mates when they visit Gaelic Park next May.The former Longford and Leitrim footballer...

Patrick Kavanagh – past present and future

Today marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Irish poet, Patrick Kavanagh.Family members, writers and poets gathered at his grave in Monaghon to...

LISTEN: Cavan native reflects of a glittering business career

Arva native Geraldine Swarbrigg was recently honoured with a lifetime achievement award at the 2017 Image Businesswoman of the Years Awards.A director of Inglot...

Podcast: Will Heather Humphreys be the next Tánaiste?

After the political crisis ended with a general election being averted, following the resignation of Frances Fitzgerald as Tánaiste, there is speculation that Cavan-Monaghan...

Michael Fahy

Michael Fahy.     Kiltultogue, Ballinaheglish, Co Roscommon.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully in the devoted care of the staff at Oakwood Nursing Home, Roscommon.Sadly...

Mary O’Reilly (nee Walshe)

Mary O'Reilly (nee Walshe).Castlequarter, Coosan, Athlone and formerly of Knockmore, Ballina, Co. Mayo.Sunday, January, 21st peacefully.Predeceased by her husband Donal. Sadly missed by...

Kathleen Casey

Kathleen Casey.Mahoraveen, Lanesboro, Co Longford.Saturday, January, 20th peacefully at Costello’s Nursing Home, Ballyleague.Predeceased by her father Martin, her mother Annie and her brother...

Podcast:sidebyside 21012018

Joe McGrath,Eamon OConnor and Patsy Lee present Side by side

SPECSAVERS ITEM

 What type of glasses would suit a square or a round face?Fiona Ferguson from Specsavers opticians in Longford joined us on the show to...

Should B and B’s charge a booking deposit?

 You heard it here last week – the Restaurants association of Ireland is calling on its members to request non - refundable deposits to...