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Career breaks, teacher shortages and the eighth

joefinneganshow  Grab a cuppa, relax and take a listen to our panel as they debate the week’s top news stories. Our panel this week include Longford/Westmeath FG TD Peter Burke, Cavan/Monaghan FF TD Niamh Smyth and Editor of the Leitrim Observer Claire Casserly.  

SLURRY SPREADING AND THE FODDER CRISIS

joefinneganshowSlurry spreading will begin on farms across the region in the coming weeks when the closed period comes to an end. Counties in Zone B which includes Longford, Roscommon, Sligo and Westmeath can legally spread manure from January 15th, while counties Cavan, Donegal, Leitrim and Monaghan which are in Zone C can start from January […]

Social media and young people’s moods

joefinneganshowOver one thousand secondary school students have entered the competition and previous winners have gone on to become billionaires. Students from St Bricin’s college, Belturbet County Cavan are among those setting up at the RDS this morning – we got in contact with the school about their project called ‘Facebook depression’ They surveyed students from […]

Podcast: The Big Snow 1947

snowIn 1947 Ireland experienced a very bad Snow storm.  It snowed non-stop for three days many recall, and because of the Freezing/Arctic conditions, the snow lasted on the ground for months in places. Many stories are captured from The Big Snow of 1947 on this Programme, from people who witnessed this Weather event. Documentary made […]

Meeting your friends

joefinneganshowHow many Facebook friends do you have that you’ve never actually met in REAL LIFE?  If you are on the social media site, there’s a very strong possibility you have a few of these so called ”friends” who get to see all your holiday pics, family gatherings, selfies, and comments on daily life – you […]

PODCAST: Roscommon CE Eugene Cummins discusses housing 90 Syrian refugees in Roscommon

Roscommon council chief executive Eugene CumminsAt least 90 Syrian refugees are set to be housed in County Roscommon in the new year. Roscommon County Council revealed they’ll be accommodated in social housing throughout the county. Roscommon CE Eugene Cummins spoke to Joe Finnegan this morning about the plan which was revealed at yesterday’s meeting of Roscommon County Council: Click on the […]

Targetting abuse at referees in the GAA

joefinneganshowLeitrim GAA county board chairman Terence Boyle is vowing to get tough on clubs whose players abuse referees in 2018. He says there’s a major problem with a shortage of referees in the county and claimed it wouldn’t be long before matches were cancelled due to none being available. He spoke to us on the […]

”Today is a good news day” Tanaiste Simon Coveney

joefinneganshow  The Foreign Affairs Minister Simon Coveney told the Joe Finnegan Show ”today is a good news day” following agreement with the EU and the British Government on a Brexit deal. The Tanaiste told us ”We have a guarantee now in writing that there can’t be a hard border re-emerging in Ireland” Talks can now […]

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