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Bird Flu has reached Ireland

The Department of Agriculture has confirmed the H5N8 strain of avian flu has been identified in a wild duck in County Wexford. There's very little...

Paul Galvin to Switch to St Oliver Plunkett’s

The former Kerry inter-county footballer Paul Galvin could be set to link up with the Brogan brothers at St Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh after...

Bundee Wanted to Solider on

The Connacht Rugby Coach Pat Lam has confirmed that it took a massive amount of persuasion last week before Bundee Aki agreed to undergo surgery...

Early Season Blow for Donegal

The Donegal Senior Football Team have been dealt a blow ahead of the new season getting underway shortly with confirmation that 2012 All-Ireland winner Leo...

Upbeat Comer Looking Forward to 2017

2016 was a break through year for the Galway senior football team, they won their first Connacht senior football title since 2008 and despite...

Sexton Likely to Feature against Ulster

There is some good news today for Leinster Rugby fans ahead of their match in the PRO 12 against Ulster, it's been confirmed that...

Roscommon Soccer Fixtures Published for New year

Roscommon & District Football League Fixtures                                                        Week ending January 8th 2016                              ...

Basketball Ireland Super League Preview – December 30th and 31st

  The Men’s Super League teams will be ringing in the New Year with a bang this weekend as fixtures get back underway following the...

Lexus chase Success for Gordon Elliot

­ ­ There was success today for popular trainer Gordon Elliot at the Christmas Leopardstown racing festival when he enjoyed a 1-2 finish in the Lexus...

Nathan White to Join Connacht in Coaching Role

    Just three months on after announcing his retirement from the Provence, Connacht Prop Nathan white now looks set to link up with his former...

Athlone IT sees increase in demand for engineering and bioscience courses

Demand for courses in engineering and biosciences at Athlone's Institute of Technology has increased this year. Over 50-thousand pupil's nationwide received offers for third level...

Carrick Chamber says town is undergoing transition with 7 shop closures

Carrick on Shannon Chamber of Commerce says there's no quick solution to increasing footfall and spending in the centre of the town. President Colm McGrath...

Leitrim Rose has interesting party piece for tonight’s final

Leitrim Rose Imelda Scally will be representing the Shannonside region in the iconic Rose of Tralee finals in the Dome in Tralee tonight. Imelda who...

Annie Macken (nee Gavin)

Annie Macken (nee Gavin) Battery Heights, Athlone and formerly of Derrylahan. Monday 20th August. Reposing at the Strand Funeral home on Wednesday from half past five until...

John Roche

John Roche Kidlawn House, Ballinasloe, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August. Reposing at Grenham’s Funeral Home, Ballinasloe, Tuesday from six o’clock until eight o’clock.  Private removal on Wednesday...

Mary Mulligan

Mary Mulligan Lisnagabara, Four Roads, Co. Roscommon Sunday 19th August, Suddenly in her 93rd year, at the residence of her sister Bridie. Reposing at Dempsey’s...

A rhyme for all – exam results

  Congrats to all you students, that are in this frenzy zone Whether your results were high or low, you will not be on your own I...

RECIPE : TRADITIONAL IRISH STEW

I think it's fair to say that we here on the Joe Finnegan Show could do with any help we can get in the...

Social Welfare, Northern Ireland and the banks

It's Friday, and that can only mean one thing - the Joe Finnegan Show panel. Every week, we invite a panel of guests on to...