Joe Finnegan.

Broadcaster Joe Finnegan to be inducted into Hall of Fame

Broadcaster Joe Finnegan is to be recognised for his outstanding contribution to radio over the past three and a half decades.

The presenter of the Joe Finnegan Show on Shannonside Northern Sound will be inducted to the IMRO Radio Hall of Fame later today for his "enduring impact and influence within the realm of radio broadcasting".

"His unwavering commitment has not only led to remarkable audience engagement but has also driven significant commercial success," said Joao Soares, general manager of Shannonside Northern Sound.

Mr Soares further acknowledged the "pivotal role" played by Joe at the station.

to help make Shannonside Northern Sound "one of the most successful radio stations in the country".

Joe will be joined by other inductees Mary Wilson, RTE1; John Bennett MBE, Radio Ulster and Paddy Halpenny, formerly Communicorp, when he will be officially inducted later today (Wednesday) September 13.