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LISTEN: Multimillion-euro solar farms planned for Longford

Planning permission has been granted for two solar farms in Longford that could cost up to €30 million.Longford County Council has approved of Harmony...

LISTEN BACK: Insomnia’s ‘second coming’ to Roscommon

Roscommon town is set for a jobs boost with a new Insomnia coffee shop set to open in the coming weeks.In June, the nationwide...

PODCAST: Leitrim life-caster on her unusual trade

Last week we reflected on the news that seven shops in Carrick-on-Shannon are closing, in what appears to be a retail crisis in the...

Longford’s talking clock – Anotinette Rock calls time

On Monday, Ireland's talking clock came to an end.At it's height around 3 million people every year called the 1191 service to get the...

The crippling cost of childcare

St Vincent De Paul is reporting a 20 percent increase in parents seeking financial support to help with school expenses.On today’s Joe Finnegan Show...

The Pope’s visit – reaction

Hundreds of thousands of people went to see the Pope in Ireland at the weekend.On today's Joe Finnegan Show, we spoke to Fr. Brian...

PODCAST: Friday’s JF Show panel

Friday's Joe Finnegan Show panel was dominated by discussion about the Pope's visit to Ireland, especially with 45,000 people descending on nearby Knock on Sunday.But much of...

PODCAST: Coffee chain to create 20 jobs in Roscommon

Up to 20 jobs are to be created in Roscommon town through a new coffee shop.It was announced recently that the KFC restaurant in...

PODCAST: Landmark Carrick business to shut

One of Carrick-on-Shannon’s most iconic businesses is to close after serving the town for 80 years.Gartlan’s operated in Main Street from the Thirties and...

How much is that doggy in the window??

Earlier this month, the ISPCA rescued eighty-six dogs, including 23 puppies, at the home of an unlicensed breeder in Roscommon.Shih Tzu’s, cocker spaniels and...

Jim Fahy

Jim FahyLate of Lissywoolen and Mardyke street Athlone formerly of Carhoon, Gort, Co. Galway.Saturday, October 20th, peacefully at Sonas nursing home, Cloghanboy....

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)

Cecelia Mc Loughlin (née Mc Loughlin)Seltinaveeney, Arigna, Co. Roscommon.Friday, October 19th, peacefully at her home, surrounded by her devoted family.Beloved wife of...

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan

Patrick (Paddy) Dolan Castleruby, Castlerea, Co. Roscommon Thursday October 18th, peacefully in his 89th year at University Hospital, Roscommon. Predeceased by his baby daughter Miriam. Deeply...

LISTEN: Lively debate on JF Show weekly panel

There were plenty of topics to debate on today's Joe Finnegan Show panel, such as Brexit, Denis Naughten's resignation as a minister and the...

LISTEN: Former Minister Denis Naughten shares details of Leo meeting

Following his shock resignation from the Cabinet table announced in Dáil Éireann yesterday, former Communications Minister Deputy Denis Naughten spoke live to The Joe...

PODCAST: Roscommon GAA apologises for overcharging cock-up

Roscommon GAA has been criticised for inadvertently overcharging some supporters to a recent championship match.A large number of those who attended the Roscommon...